September 22, 2022 archive

Permits to drill for September 22, 2022

Carter County COURBET #7-22-9XHW, September 22 2022 22 1S 3W NWSESWNE API: 01926512 Lat: 34.457720153624706, Long: -97.49885506862941 CONTINENTAL RESOURCES INC MU, DR, 21130 ft, WOODFORD(8970) Carter County COURBET #14-22-9XHM, September 22 2022 22 1S 3W NWSESWNE API: 01926511 Lat: 34.457706420486666, Long: -97.49875555312859 CONTINENTAL RESOURCES INC MU, DR, 20040 ft, SYCAMORE(8893) Coal County GEM #1-28, September 22 2022 …

Continue reading »

Completion reports for September 22, 2022

ALFALFA COUNTY Aexco Petroleum Inc Mississippi Lime(5695): Oil 83 Gas 404 Water 1281 Flow 2 25N 11W Crossroads 2-2h, June 17, 2022 HH, OIL, TD: 10620 ft Lat: 36.66702, Long: -98.35502 API: 35003234040000 CANADIAN COUNTY Devon Energy Production Co Lp Mississippi Solid(10300): Oil 269 Gas 3118 Water 406 Flow 5 14N 9W Mullen 32-15n-9w 2h, July 14, 2022 HH, OIL, TD: 16037 ft Lat: 35.72451, Long: …

Continue reading »

Commissioner says ‘special interests’ were behind winter storm bonds used by utilities

  Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner Bob Anthony issued a statement Thursday again condemning the winter securitization bond projects totaling $3-$4 billion used by utilities to cover their 2021 winter storm costs. His statement was critical of the two commissioners who approved the steps to allow OGE, ONG, PSO and Center Point Energy to take advantage of …

Continue reading »

Pipeline protester sentenced to 6 years in federal prison

  Nearly six years after Ruby Montoya joined protesters of the Dakota Access Pipeline and tried to destroy it, she was sentenced this week to six years in federal prison. Sentencing came in federal court in Des Moines, Iowa where Montoya was also ordered to pay $3 million restitution to the owner of the controversial …

Continue reading »

Oklahoma energy stocks fell as crude oil made a 1% gain on Thursday

  Crude oil managed a 1% gain on Thursday while Oklahoma energy stocks went the other way, recording losses, including a 16% drop by one firm. The gain in crude came as investors focused on Russian oil supply concerns and growing Chinese demand. At the same time, the Bank of England didn’t raise interest rates …

Continue reading »

Lucas demands answers from the White House about science advisor

  Oklahoma Congressman Frank Lucas still wants some answers from the White House about scientific integrity violations made by senior White House science advisor Dr. Jane Lubchenco. As the Ranking Member of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee, Lucas and House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Bruce Westerman sent a letter this week to the …

Continue reading »

Tulsa Port to get $22 million federal grant to expand major manufacturing

  A more than $22 million federal grant will help turn the Tulsa Port at the  McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System into a “mega-site” for the future. It is considered to be the largest grant in the 51-year history of the Port according to the Tulsa World. Click here for Tulsa World

Farmington goes to court to force takeover of coal-fired power plant

  The city of Farmington, New Mexico filed suit this week as it seeks to take ownership of the San Juan coal power plant and keep it running beyond its scheduled Sept. 30 closure. The Farmington Daily Times reported the lawsuit was filed against Public Service Co. of New Mexico and other co-owners of the coal-fired power …

Continue reading »

ConocoPhillips gets congressional supporters for Alaska oil project

  ConocoPhillips got a major boost of support in its Willow oil and gas project  in Alaska as the state’s congressional delegates, including newly elected Democratic Rep. Mary Peltola urged the Biden administration to approve it. The delegation sent a letter to Interior Secretary Deb Haaland asking her to approve the proposed oil development project in the …

Continue reading »

PSO executive gets big promotion in AEP

  Some major executive appointments were announced this week by American Electric Power and for one PSO executive in Tulsa, it means a major promotion. Peggy Simmons, currently president and chief operating officer (COO) for Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO), has been named executive vice president – Utilities. AEP’s seven utility company presidents and …

Continue reading »