October 7, 2021 archive

OKC Community College gets EV charging station

  A ribbon cutting ceremony was held this week on the Oklahoma City Community College campus marking the official opening of the college’s electric car charging station. OCCC’s mission is ‘Student success, community enrichment,’” said OCCC Interim President Dr. Jeremy Thomas. “An Electric Vehicle charging station right here on our main campus – right next …

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University of Arkansas gets $17.9 million grant for EV studies

  A nearly $18 million federal grant has been awarded the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville to fabricate silicon carbide components used in electric vehicles. The National Science Foundation grant establishes UA as the site of a first-of-its-kind facility for the U.S. in that it will be accessible to many researchers reported the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. …

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Other energy headlines in today’s news

** U.S. Coast Guard investigators have boarded a massive cargo ship as they probe what caused the rupture of an offshore oil pipeline that sent crude washing up on Southern California beaches. ** The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.125 …

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Elk Range Royalties expands holdings in Permian Basin

  Elk Range Royalties, LP, a Dallas company with interests in wells throughout Oklahoma’s Anadarko Basin announced it acquired nearly 2,600 acres of Permian Basin royalty interests from an undisclosed seller. The company stated that the cash flow over the last 12 months was $10.8 million and included “top operator exposure to Devon, Pioneer and …

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Marathon Petroleum oil refinery continues to leak crude

  Marathon Petroleum Corp. is attempting to empty a leaking oil storage tank at its oil refinery on the Texas Gulf Coast. The leak was discovered earlier this week and workers contained much of the crude in a containment dike reported Bloomberg. Click here for Bloomberg.