December 23, 2021 archive

Completion reports for December 23, 2021

completions: none were processed today

Permits to drill for December 23, 2021

permits: none were processed today

First responders receive Devon Energy’s Christmas cheer

  Devon Energy employees got in the holiday spirit by delivering treats and toys to western Oklahoma first responders. They surprised hard-working heroes with goodies at 14 fire and sheriff departments. Devon employees also worked with Youth and Family Services to provide toys from kids’ wish lists.

Devon Energy responds to minor oil leak near Calumet

  Devon Energy says it’s working to remediate a minor spill of less than one barrel of oil from some of its tanks in Canadian County. As KFOR News reported recently, the leak was discovered last Sunday morning. In response to the report, Lisa Adams, Head of Communications at Devon Energy told OK Energy Today …

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Nation’s rig count grows according to Baker Hughes report

  While Oklahoma was unchanged with 48 oil and gas rigs active in the state, the nation’s count increased by 7 to 586 according to the latest report from Baker Hughes Co. The firm reported the most recent count included 5 additional oil rigs for a total of 480 while the number of gas rigs …

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$43 million purchase of Baker Hughes Super Center in OKC

  The Baker Hughes Super Center in north Oklahoma City has a new owner. Tenmark Holdings recently acquired the center that is comprised of three industrial buildings and an office building in a $43 million deal. The center is located at 12701 N Santa Fe Avenue in the city.   Led by Michael Schau of …

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OKC federal judge criticizes US Supreme Court ‘McGirt’ ruling

  The final say of the U.S. Supreme Court might be considered the “law of the land” but Oklahoma City federal Judge Stephen Friot thinks the high court’s McGirt ruling that returned control of Indian tribal land to several tribes also created “havoc.” As The Oklahoman reported, Judge Friot “excoriated” the Supreme Court decision as …

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Rep. Mullin joins criticism of EPA methane plans

  Oklahoma Congressman Markwayne Mulling joined others from the Republican House Energy Action Team are pushing the Biden administration to withdraw EPA’s proposed methane emissions regulations. In a letter to the White House, they called Biden’s proposals a “continued attack on American energy.” Rep. Mullin is a co-chair of HEAT and launched an attack on …

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Other energy headlines for Monday

** Florida’s 7,759 total megawatts of solar power on its electric grid puts the state well ahead of North Carolina’s 7,457 megawatts. The Tar Heel State had ranked second in the nation for total solar capacity as recently as early 2020. ** The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said it plans to fine the owners of the …

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Permian air pollution reported to be on the increase

  A report by the Environmental Defense Fund claims methane emissions are growing in the Permian Basin. The report was based on an aerial survey of 900 oil and gas sites in the Basin which covers West Texas and southeast New Mexico according to the Carlsbad Current Argus.   Click here for Carlsbad Current-Argus.