November 15, 2021 archive

Completion reports for November 15, 2021

completions: none were processed today

Permits to drill for November 15, 2021

permits: none were processed today

ONEOK to complete unfinished projects in Texas and North Dakota

    ONEOK, Inc.  announced Monday it is moving ahead with completion of natural gas and natural gas liquids infrastructure projects in North Dakota and Texas that the company halted work on because of the 2020 pandemic and the effects on the energy markets. One is the Demicks Lake III, a 200 million cubic feet …

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Fire danger to grow Tuesday in Oklahoma

    This week’s warm weather and lack of rainfall will increase fire dangers in Oklahoma on Tuesday. The fire danger warning came Monday from the Oklahoma Forestry Services department which said the danger was expected to grow in advance of a cold front that move into the Panhandle and western Oklahoma early Wednesday. ” This …

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Losses continue to grow for Cypress Environmental

  Cypress Environmental Partners released its third quarter financial report on Monday showing the Tulsa company continues struggling to recover from the 2020 COVID-19 impact on the oil and gas industry. Its report included a basic and diluted loss per unit of 33 cents. The company reported not only a drop in revenue but a …

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Mixed Monday trading for crude oil prices

  Crude oil prices had something of a weak Monday in trading as US benchmark prices rose slightly while European prices dropped. Analysts called it a finish on a mixed note as investors might be worried about the Biden administration’s use of the release of crude from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve as the means to …

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EPA sets hearings for proposed methane emissions restrictions

  The Environmental Protection Agency announced the dates for public hearings on the agency’s proposed comprehensive new methane reductions efforts. The agency in announcing the dates said the protections were meant to “sharply reduce pollution from the oil and natural gas industry–including, for the first time, methane reductions from existing sources nationwide.” The proposed new …

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Senate committee to review BLM nominee

  Oklahoma U.S. Sen. James Lankford and others on a Senate Committee might vote Tuesday on the President’s nomination of another former Obama administration official to be a top official in the Bureau of Land Management. The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources plans a hearing to consider the nomination of Laura Daniel-Davis to …

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New Mexico proposes more energy exploration restrictions

  Whether it be drilling for oil, mining or agricultural purposes, the state of New Mexico is proposing new standards and rules protecting so-called ‘cultural properties’ such as historic sites. Especially those of the state’s Native American land. The State Land Office has proposed the rule to require anyone planning a new soil-disturbing project on …

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AEP chief confident US power grid can handle EV influx

  The top man at American Electric Power, parent company of Public Service Company  of Oklahoma has expressed confidence that America’s power grid will be more than capable of handling any explosion of electric vehicles in the coming years. It’s what AEP CEO Nick Akin recently told CNBC, saying, “We could handle it right now. …

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