Jerry Bohnen

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Williams gives up on New York pipeline

  After years of fighting New York state officials as well as environmentalists, Tulsa-based Williams Cos. Inc is giving up on its proposed Constitution Pipeline.  And it’s left environmentalists elated. The pipeline was an effort to transport natural gas from Pennsylvania’s shale fields to New York. “Williams — with support from its partners, Duke Energy …

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Unit’s CEO announces retirement

New leadership is coming to Tulsa’s Unit Corporation as Larry D. Pinkston has retired as Chief Executive Officer and President. He will be replaced by David T. Merrill effective April 1, 2020. Pinkston, who joined the company in 1981 and became Chief Financial Officer in 1989, will remain on Unit’s Board of Directors. His retirement …

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Cimarex announces cleaner environment efforts

  Denver-based Cimarex Energy Co., a firm with exploration operations in western Oklahoma is linking executive pay to the reduction of natural gas flaring and of air emissions. The board of directors of Cimarex Energy also set 2020 targets for such reductions saying the industry needs more environmental credibility. The targets include an increase in …

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No letup in oil exploration in Oklahoma’s STACK play

  Canadian and Kingfisher Counties in Oklahoma’s STACK will see increased drilling activity as the Oklahoma Corporation Commission has approved more oil and gas drilling permits. Chaparral Energy received two permits to drill a mile south of El Reno along highway US 81. The company received two more drilling permits for a single site three …

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Completion reports for February 21, 2020

Completion reports filed on February 21, 2020. BLAINE COUNTY Acacia Exploration Partners Llc Mississippian(9780): Oil 254 Gas 2565 Water 1512 Flow 30 17N 11W Truett Hurst 1-19h, September 17, 2019 HH, OIL, TD: 15128 ft Lat: 35.92504, Long: -98.41950 API: 35011242270000 Devon Energy Production Co Lp Mississippian(9354): Oil 873 Gas 2128 Water 1202 Flow 13 16N 10W Scott 13_24-16n-10w 2hx, February 01, 2019 HH, OIL, TD: …

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Permits to drill for February 21, 2020

Permits to drill for February 21, 2020. Canadian County HUBBARD 1207 #3SMHX-28, February 19 2020 28 12N 7W NENWNESE API: 01725232 Lat: 35.48590895959297, Long: -97.93928457210548 CHAPARRAL ENERGY LLC MU, AM, 17050 ft, MISSISSIPPIAN(9570) Canadian County HUBBARD 1207 #3SMHX-28, February 19 2020 28 12N 7W NWNENESE API: 01725232 Lat: 35.485908962626354, Long: -97.93911662907101 CHAPARRAL ENERGY LLC MU, AM, 17050 …

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Energy consultant Mike Cantrell’s become an author—wants to share advice

Oil and energy consultant Mike Cantrell has decided it’s time to share the knowledge he gained over 45 years in the energy industry. He is releasing his first book, “ADVANCE: How to Take Your Business, Brand and Your Life to the Highest Level.” “In ADVANCE, businessman, entrepreneur, oilman, and consultant  Cantrell provides real-world examples from …

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No slowdown for Chesapeake Energy in South Texas

Oklahoma City’s Chesapeake Energy continues to be active in drilling exploration in South Texas as it recently obtained seven permits to drill from state regulators. The Texas Railroad Commission approved permits to Chesapeake to drill in three separate counties. Four of the permits allowed Chesapeake to drill in Webb County where Laredo is the county …

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State regulators seek suspension of True Wireless over alleged Lifeline fraud

  Oklahoma regulators are accusing a Tennessee-based wireless company of illegally subscribing federal Lifeline phone customers outside its service territory in Oklahoma and violating a four year agreement made over similar allegations. The Oklahoma Corporation Commission’s Public Utility Division wants True Wireless LLC, based in Bartlett, Tennessee and with operations in eastern Oklahoma, held in …

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Rig counts increase in Oklahoma and US

  The latest numbers from Baker Hughes Company indicate oil and gas rig counts increased n Oklahoma and the rest of the U.S. in the past week. Oklahoma’s count grew by one to 51, a far cry from the 117 active rigs reported a year ago. Nationally, the count grew by one to 791 including …

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