Jerry Bohnen

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States reach agreement on sharing water from Colorado River

  While dry conditions are spreading in western Oklahoma, some western states have reached a deal on sharing water from the Colorado River. Here’s how POLITICO’s Morning Energy Report explained it: DROUGHT DEAL ADVANCES: After more than three years of work on a major water-sharing deal for the drought-stricken Colorado River, the seven basin states that …

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From power of the print to electrical power

OKLAHOMA CITY—OGE Energy Corp. announced it has named Scott Briggs Managing Director of Human Resources. Most recently, Briggs served as Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Human Resources of The Oklahoman Media Company, a division of The Oklahoma Publishing Company (OPUBCO). “I’m pleased to welcome Scott to OG&E. With more than two decades of …

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Significant oil production from Continental Resources well in Blaine County

One of the largest wells to be reported in several weeks in the state is in the STACK play.  It is a Continental Resources oil well drilled in Blaine County with production of nearly 1,900 Boed. The Lugene 3-33h is located about 10 miles due west of Watonga and the legal description is 33 16N …

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Permits to drill for March 20, 2019

Permits to drill filed on March 20, 2019. Alfalfa County LORI A SWDW #1-28, March 19 2019 28 29N 12W NWSESENE API: 00323365 Lat: 36.965520184307515, Long: -98.4929329801168 TRANS PACIFIC OIL CORPORATION SH, DR, 1000 ft, WELLINGTON(400) Alfalfa County WENNINGER A SWDW #1-22, March 19 2019 22 28N 12W NESWSWNE API: 00323366 Lat: 36.893141482292116, Long: -98.47572755186808 TRANS PACIFIC …

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Completion reports for March 20, 2019

Completion reports filed on March 20, 2019. BLAINE COUNTY Continental Resources Inc Mississippian(10425): Oil 1884 Gas 11704 Water 2418 Flow 33 16N 13W Lugene 3-33h, January 13, 2019 HH, OIL, TD: 16453 ft Lat: 35.82617, Long: -98.58878 API: 35011240870000 CLEVELAND COUNTY Glb Exploration Inc Simpson(7316): Water 160 Swab Viola(7122): Water 100 Swab Viola(7122): Water 175 Swab Hunton(6760): Water 758 Swab Bartlesville(6664): Water 48 Swab Unconformity /sd/: Oil 5 Water 8 Pump 8 10N 1W Draper …

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Regulators to consider Universal Service funding for 3 projects

The Oklahoma Corporation Commission will hold a regular meeting on Thursday to consider at least three proposed orders. One is the application of ATT Corp for funding from the Oklahoma Universal Service Fund for the Altus Public schools. The final order is to approve the funding per Cause No. PUD 201400343. Cause No. PUD 201500205 …

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Cold enough this year to stop wind turbines in North Dakota

When temperatures plunged to nearly zero in Oklahoma in the past several weeks, it was much colder in the upper Midwest. So cold, it stopped wind farm operations in North Dakota. Here’s how the Bismarck Tribune reported the story.  On any given day, the blades of 100 wind turbines that wrap around the central North …

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Lack of car-charging stations impacts electric car sales

Think you want to buy an electric car? The lack of EV chargers might make you reconsider, especially out here in what the east and west coast people call “flyover country.” Consider the article from EcoWatch. By Jeremy Deaton A driver planning to make the trek from Denver to Salt Lake City can look forward to …

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Ohio considers 46-cent-a-gallon gasoline tax

If Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine gets his wish, gasoline taxes in his state will be bumped up 18 cents a gallon to 46 cents a gallon, all in the name of raising more than $1 billion a year to fix potholes and deteriorating bridges. His proposed increase would be only a few pennies short of …

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Houston petrochemical tank fire extinguished

The massive petrochemical fire near Houston had burned itself out as of Wednesday morning as investigators tried to determine what caused the blaze that burned for more than 3 days. No one was injured in the damaging fire before it was finally extinguished. One report indicated a worker at the Intercontinental Terminals Co. at Deer …

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