Jerry Bohnen

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Grain Belt Express transmission line wins approval in Missouri

One of the country’s largest renewable energy projects—the Grain Belt Express transmission line has won approval from Missouri regulators. The Missouri Public Service Commission reversed its stand on the $2.3 billion project  that will carry wind-powered electricity 780 miles from western Kansas, across Missouri and Illinois to Indiana. The project had twice been rejected by …

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New director named at Oklahoma Real Estate Commission

A new director of the Oklahoma Real Estate Commission has been named. Sherry Kueffler, a former longtime investigator at the Commission got the promotion after a decision by Commission members. She had served as acting executive director since December 2018. Kueffler started working for the commission as an investigator in 1999 and was named deputy …

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Chesapeake management reports sales of company shares

  After Chesapeake Energy’s management team received hundreds of thousands of shares earlier this month, members report the sales of shares in the company. In a required filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, CEO Robert D. Lawler reported the sale of 147,834 shares at $3.16 each. He still owns 5,033,298 shares in the company. …

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Arkansas’ Murphy Oil leaving Malaysia with $2 billion sale of holdings

  After 20 years of doing business in Malaysia, Arkansas-based Murphy Oil is getting out and selling its two subsidiaries in the country in a more than $2 billion deal. The company headquartered in El Dorado, Arkansas announced the sale of Murphy Sabah Oil Co., Ltd. and Murphy Sarawak Oil Co., Ltd to a subsidiary …

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Permits to drill for March 21, 2019

Permits to drill issued on March 21, 2019. Canadian County QUANAH PARKER 1107 #18-7 1WXH, March 21 2019 19 11N 7W SENENENE API: 01725415 Lat: 35.419723409471715, Long: -97.9735673722944 CAMINO NATURAL RESOURCES LLC HH, DR, 18872 ft, MISSISSIPPIAN(10552), WOODFORD(10788) Canadian County CHUCK NORRIS 1007 10-15 #1MXH, March 20 2019 03 10N 7W SESESESE API: 01725414 Lat: 35.36320383932607, Long: …

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Completion reports for March 21, 2019

Completion reports for March 21, 2019. HUGHES COUNTY Trinity Operating (usg) Llc Woodford(4720): Gas 1352 Water 2440 Flow 34 8N 10E Ann 5-3/10h, May 07, 2018 HH, GAS, TD: 14807 ft Lat: 35.11841, Long: -96.24550 API: 35063247590001 Trinity Operating (usg) Llc Woodford(4823): Gas 1506 Water 2194 Flow 6 6N 10E Gentry 1-31/30h, July 06, 2018 HH, GAS, TD: 15216 ft Lat: 35.02741, Long: -96.28642 …

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Devon announces 2 proposed candidates for board of directors

The board of directors of Devon Energy Corp. announced that Ann G. Fox and Keith O. Rattie have been nominated to stand for election to the board at the company’s annual meeting of stockholders on June 5. Fox, 42, is the president and chief executive officer of Nine Energy Service Inc., a Houston-based oilfield services …

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Crude oil prices topped $60 for first time in months

Crude oil prices topped $60 a barrel this week for the first time in nearly four months. Prices rose Wednesday after the government revealed figures showing how the American stockpiles of crude oil and refined fuels took a nose-dive last week. West Texas Intermediate crude futures settled 80 cents higher at $59.83 per barrel after …

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Talk about footing an FOIA search bill!

Whoa!  How about the $290,000 bill the Army wants to charge an environmental organization to do search for its Freedom of Information Act request? It’s not unusual to get a small fee for some FOIA requests and usually, members of the media can and often get their search fees waived. But not in thee case …

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Oklahomans await their turn in court against Roundup weed killer manufacturer

  While a second California jury has ruled Roundup weed killer caused cancer and is in the process of determining damages, a handful of Oklahomans who also sued the company await their cases to move forward. It was a unanimous ruling by a jury in San Francisco federal court as it determined Germany’s Bayer company, …

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