April 27, 2021 archive

US crude settles back close to $63 a barrel

  Crude oil prices did a bounce back in Tuesday’s trading helping some Oklahoma energy stocks along the way. West Texas Intermediate crude for June delivery rose $1.03 to settle at $62.94 a barrel in trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Global benchmark Brent crude for June delivery went up 77 cents and closed …

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Dividend declared by Enable Midstream Partners

  Oklahoma City’s Enable Midstream Partners, LP  announced that the board of directors of its general partner declared a quarterly cash distribution of $0.16525 per unit on all outstanding common units for the quarter ended March 31, 2021. The distribution is unchanged from the previous quarter. The quarterly cash distribution of $0.16525 per unit on …

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Completion reports for April 26, 2021

CARTER COUNTY Citation Oil & Gas Corporation 17 2S 2W Wildcat Jim Ut (Riley James#4) 118, January 11, 2021 SH, INJ, TD: 2560 ft Lat: 34.38973, Long: -97.42783 API: 35019042680002 Citation Oil & Gas Corporation 17 2S 2W Wildcat Jim Ut (Riley James#4) 118, January 11, 2021 SH, INJ, TD: 2560 ft Lat: 34.38973, Long: -97.42783 API: 35019042680002 DEWEY …

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Permits to drill for April 26, 2021

Carter County EMPIRE #1-17-20XHW, April 26 2021 17 1S 3W NESENENE API: 01926439 Lat: 34.47580024312704, Long: -97.52848203787056 CONTINENTAL RESOURCES INC MU, DR, 18737 ft, WOODFORD(8547) Washington County STRAIGHT-FEE #E11-21, April 26 2021 17 29N 14E NESESWNE API: 14728214 Lat: 36.99364720549561, Long: -95.80992398931184 FINNEY KYLER A dba FINNEY OIL CO SH, DR, 1495 ft, BARTLESVILLE(1275)

OGE wants to use new bond law to delay storm costs

  Saddled with an estimated $1 billion in February winter storm costs, mostly due to the cost of natural gas needed for emergency generation of electricity, Oklahoma Gas and Electric notified state regulators this week of its intention to seek relief through a new Regulated Utility Consumer Protection Act. In a filing (Application for Securitization) …

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$100 million winter storm gas bill leads to lawsuit

  Another big lawsuit popped up over the cost of natural gas delivered in the February winter storm in Texas. CPS Energy, a Texas gas and power utility was sued by oil and gas supplier Enterprise Products Partners because it allegedly failed to pay a nearly $100 million bill. Click here for Reuters report.  

Frack sand operation sued in Arkansas

  Tired of the hundreds of trucks that pass by their rural homes enroute to a sand mining and frack sand operation, two women near Texarkana, Arkansas have gone to court. The two Doddrige residents sued 29 trucking and other companies doing business at the River Ridge Sand Flat owned by Performance Proppants reported the …

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Reopening time for Corporation Commission offices?

  Oklahoma Corporation Commissioners might consider reopening the agency offices to the public in a Wednesday morning meeting at the capitol. The agenda stated that there will be discussion and a possible vote on a proposed plan or timeline for the Jim Thorpe Building, the Tulsa Regional Office and all field offices to reopen. The …

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Texas Governor under fire for “beefy” tweet

  When Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted a criticism of President Biden’s climate plan suggesting it would force Americans to cut nearly all red meat from their diets, it drew immediate criticism. Because it was false as the San Antonio Express News reported. Click here for San Antonio Express News story.  

Missouri lawmakers push bill to help utilities close coal plants

  It’s considered to be a complicated financial instrument but one that will let utilities in Missouri rid themselves of decade on old coal plants. The bill has been advanced by Missouri lawmakers and allow the utilities to refinance the coal plant debt and also save ratepayers money. Click here for story from St. Louis …

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