Jerry Bohnen

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Another energy firm abandons Master Limited Partnership plan

Enlink Midstream in Dallas is the latest midstream company to abandon the Master Limited Partnership plan and is in the process of merger and acquiring Enlink Midstream Partners, LP. Management anticipates the transaction to close in the first quarter of 2019. Upon closing , the acquisition will result in a $13 billion enterprise company and  …

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Water problems in Marshall County community

E. coli has been found in the drinking water of a southern Oklahoma rural community and its residents are now under a boil order. The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has advised the Cardinal Hill Subdivision Public Water Supply, located in Marshall County, to inform its customers and users of its drinking water that they are …

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OKC Aerospace Forum to feature NASA Administrator Bridenstine

  Oklahoma’s aerospace community is gathering to hear industry leaders discuss a variety of topics relating to the industry at The Oklahoma Aerospace Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 at the Skirvin Hotel. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will provide the keynote speech titled, The State of Aerospace Today, and Congressman Steve Russell will provide closing …

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Solar farm sold in West Texas

No one’s saying anything about the price, but a West Texas solar farm under construction by San Antonio’s OCI Solar Power has been sold. The  50-megawatt AC Project Ivory, located in Dawson County north of Midland, Texas has been purchased by D.E. Shaw Renewable Investments, a New York-based investment firm. Construction started in March and …

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Methane gas emissions drop in New Mexico while production increases

  Even as oil and natural gas production is on the upswing in New Mexico’s Permian and San Juan basins, industry officials say there is a drop in methane emissions. It’s confirmed by data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency which showed a drop in methane emissions between 2016 and 2017. A report in the …

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Solar power operations coming to SE Colorado

Southeast Colorado is getting two new solar power projects, thanks to Black Hills Energy, the firm that provides electricity and natural gas to customers in 8 states. Black Hills has joined forces with Greenskies Renewable Energy to install solar gardens in Rocky Ford and Ordway. The Rocky Ford operation will be a 500-kilowatt project while …

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Tulsa’s Latshaw Drilling loses federal lawsuit over unpaid overtime wages

A North Texas Federal Judge has ruled in favor of 137 oilfield workers who sued for unpaid overtime wages from Latshaw Drilling Company LLC of Tulsa. They were represented by the national law firm of Baron and Budd of Dallas, Texas which sued Latshaw Drilling for violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act. The company …

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NE Kansas to get new wind farm

  EDF Renewables North America is certainly no stranger when it comes to wind farm construction in northern Oklahoma. This week, the company joined forces with Ameren Missouri to announce construction of a wind farm in northeast Kansas. EDF will build the 157 megawatt BRickyard Hill wind project in Atchison County and after construction, it …

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Dividends announced by Energy Transfer

Dallas-based Energy Transfer Operating L.P. announced this week  quarterly cash distributions on two if its shares. A 46-cent dividend will be paid on the Series C Fixed-to-Floating Rate Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Units and a 59 cent dividend will be paid on the Series D Fixed-to-Floating Rate Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Units. The firm with crude …

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SemGroup wraps up sale of 49% of Maurepas Pipeline

Tulsa’s SemGroup Corp. announced it has wrapped up the $350 million sale of a 49 percent interest in the Maurepas Pipeline. The sale was made to investment funds managed by Alinda Capital Partners. The company said under the terms of the agreement, SemGroup has an option to acquire Alinda’s interest prior to the fifth anniversary …

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