April 12, 2021 archive

Completion reports for April 12, 2021

CREEK COUNTY Wfd Oil Corporation 34 15N 9E Harley 1-34, March 23, 2021 SH, DRY, TD: 3200 ft Lat: 35.72651, Long: -96.34323 API: 35037294590000 POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY Ridley David Oil Llc Simpson Dolomite(4202): Swabbin G Hunton(4004): Swabbin G Misener(3992): Swabbin G Earlsboro(3562): Swabbin G Hunton-misener- Earlsboro: Oil 10 Water 200 Pump 17 8N 5E Kingwood 17-3, January 01, 2019 SH, OIL, TD: …

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Permits to drill for April 12, 2021

permits: none were processed today

Crude oil rose in Monday’s US trading but remained below $60

  Monday was an up day for crude oil prices in the U.S. and in Europe.West Texas Intermediate crude for May deliver went up 38 cents to settle at $59.70 a barrel in trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange.Global benchmark Brent crude for June delivery rose 33 cents to $63.28 a barrel on ICE …

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Energy news in brief

** Two South Korean electric vehicle battery makers resolve a long-running trade dispute with a $1.8 billion settlement that will allow SK Innovation to complete construction of sprawling factories in Georgia. ** The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it will allow the Dakota Access oil pipeline to continue operating without a federal permit as the agency conducts a new environmental …

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Energy and Commerce Republicans explore impact of Keystone pipeline cancellation

  Oklahoma Congressman Markwayne Mullin and other Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee announced who will take part in their Keystone XL pipeline forum planned for Tuesday. Entitled “President Biden’s Cancellation of the Keystone XL Pipeline and American Jobs,” the forum will feature Scott Moe, premier of Saskatchewan; Austin Knudsen, attorney general of …

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New Kansas law focuses on transmission lines

  Under a new law signed by Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly, utilities will face new requirements before using eminent domain to construction electric transmission lines. WIBW TV reported the governor signed House Bill 2321 into law. Click here for WIBW story.

How 2017 Oklahoma law prompted other states to protect pipelines

  Environmentalists complain how a 2017 law Oklahoma enacted to protect energy facilities from protesters has spread to other states. The movement is growing as oil and gas companies seek protection from criminal damage caused by protesters who often trespass in an attempt to block pipelines and other projects. Inside Climate News carried a report …

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Amazon warns Texas: Don’t pass bill that would drive up wind power costs

Amazon and other big corporations recently sent a warning to Texas legislators not to mess with wind power and drive up its costs. Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway Energy, Goldman Sachs, and a number of other firms warned the Texas House of Representatives against passing a bill that the corporations contend would “unfairly shift the cost of …

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Wind power topped natural gas in Texas in March

  The most electricity generated in Texas in the month of March came from wind turbines according to a report by Reuters. The news agency quoted federal energy data and explained that analysts at S&P Global Platts stated it was the first time that wind power generated more electricity than gas-fired power plants. Wind generated …

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CenterPoint pipeline repair project to close river trail near Little Rock

  A repair project by the utility company CenterPoint Energy will close a section of the Arkansas River Trail west of the Big Dam Bridge at Little Rock for the rest of the month until early May. Click here for story from Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette.