Jerry Bohnen

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Hamm’s Divorce Fight Still Before the Courts

Billionaire oilman Harold Hamm’s ex-wife Sue Ann Amall has won a ruling from the State Court of Civil Appeals allowing part of her challenge of their 2014 divorce to move ahead. The court ruled in a fight between the two over the valuation of Jolette Oil LLC and Mineral Acquisitions LLC, firms whose assets were …

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Senate Committee Says EPA and Army Corps ‘Are Running Rogue’

Oklahoma U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe and other Republicans on the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee say the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers are out of control when it comes to the Waters of the US Rule. Inhofe chairs the committee and released a Majority Committee report detailing how the Environmental Protection …

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L’Oreal Expanding its Solar Power Projects in Arkansas and Kentucky

Cosmetics maker L’Oreal USA says it’s building thousands of solar panels at its operations in Arkansas and Kentucky. The company calls it a move to help cut carbon emissions and also create two of the largest solar-powered projects in each state. At least 4,000 solar panels will be installed at the L’Oreal operation in North …

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Group Says Pipelines are Still Safest Way to Move Oil and Gas

While Native Americans protest in North Dakota and environmentalists do the same in Oklahoma and other states with oil pipelines, a report from the Association of Oil Pipe Lines says they are still the safest way to move oil and gas across the country. David Murk, API Pipeline Manager says the report confirms the priority …

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Houston Energy Company Hits it Big in Grady County

  Three massive gas and oil wells have been reported in Oklahoma’s Grady County by the Houston, Texas energy firm, Vitruvian Li Woodford LLC. One of the wells had 18,555 Mcf of gas at its site located east of Rush Springsl The Anita Fowler also produced 377 barrels of oil a day. It had a …

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Corporation Commission Hangs Up on Phone Company’s Funding Request

  The Oklahoma Corporation Commission on Tuesday sent a warning to public utilities who have been receiving millions of dollars through the controversial Oklahoma Universal  Fund. Members voted 2-1 to deny the request of the Medicine Park Telephone company for more funds from the program. Commissioners Bob Anthony and Todd Hiett voted to deny the …

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Believe it or Not! California’s Targeting Cow Farts!

The State of California is going after cattle flatulence…..cow farts!  It’s part of a climate change bill signed into law this week by Gov. Jerry Brown. While the bill targets methane gas and soot, it includes provisions requiring dairy farms to reduce methane gas emissions from cattle and manure by 40% by 2030. “When Noah wanted …

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How American Drivers Wasted $2 billion in Premium Gasoline

A new study by AAA and the Automobile Club of Southern California’s Automotive Research Center claims drivers in the U.S. wasted more than $2.1 billion over the last year by using premium-grade gasoline in cars and trucks that are designed to run on regular fuel. The study was prompted after AAA learned 16.5 million drivers …

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Oklahoma Gasoline Prices Continue to Fall, Reaching $2.03 a gallon average

Gasoline prices have dropped back down to a new statewide average of $2.03 a gallon in Oklahoma according to AAA Oklahoma.  That’s 12 cents lower than the $2.15 range reported over the past few months. It’s also 4 cents a gallon cheaper than the price recorded just four weeks ago. Nationally, the average is $2.21 …

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STACK Brings More Success to Devon Energy

Devon Energy’s 2015 investment in 80,000 acres in Oklahoma’s oil-rich STACK play in Blaine, Canadian and Kingfisher counties is paying off as the company reports hitting another well that’s producing nearly 2,000 barrels a day. The “Blue Ox” well is located in Blaine County and south of State highway 3 midway between Kingfisher and Watonga. It …

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