Jerry Bohnen

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Which military installations are at risk from climate change?

A new report prepared for the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee lays out which military installations in the U.S. are most vulnerable to climate change.  None are in Oklahoma but there are some in Texas, New Mexico and Colorado. California and Florida each have eight threatened installations according to a report from the Government Accountability …

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Lawsuit filed over lesser prairie chickens in Oklahoma and other states

  A lawsuit’s been filed by three environmental groups to force the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to issue an assessment on the possible re-introduction of federal protections for lesser prairie chickens in parts of Oklahoma, Kansas and three other states. The lawsuit was filed in the District of Columbia against the administration of President …

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Oil and gas company gets warning from New York Stock Exchange

San Antonio based Pioneer Energy Services is being warned it might be removed from listing on the New York Stock Exchange. The warning came this week and gave Pioneer six months to regain compliance with a minimum share price requirement. The NYSE requires that the average closing price per share of a listed company’s stock …

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Permits to drill for June 12, 2019

Permits to drill filed on June 12, 2019. Canadian County BATTLESHIP 1-12-10-7 #1MXH, June 12 2019 36 11N 7W SESWSWSE API: 01725481 Lat: 35.377919659810885, Long: -97.89137353483272 ROAN RESOURCES LLC HH, DR, 20495 ft, MISSISSIPPIAN(9887), MISSISSIPPI LIME(10269), WOODFORD(10513) Canadian County BATTLESHIP 1-12-10-7 #2MXH, June 12 2019 36 11N 7W SESWSWSE API: 01725482 Lat: 35.37791966388947, Long: -97.8913064472436 ROAN RESOURCES …

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Completion reports for June 12, 2019

Completion reports filed on June 12, 2019. KINGFISHER COUNTY Stone Creek Operating Llc Oswego(6350): Oil 536 Gas 1210 Water 1010 Pump 23 18N 6W Koopa 23 O2h, July 04, 2018 HH, OIL, TD: 11700 ft Lat: 36.01518, Long: -97.81011 API: 35073260640000 MCCLAIN COUNTY Eog Resources Inc Woodford(10545): Oil 292 Gas 474 Water 3855 Flow 17 7N 4W Sturgell 1720 4h, April 17, 2019 HH, OIL, TD: …

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Chemical Safety Board says 2018 Quinton well blowout was a “needless catastrophe”

The final report into the January 2018 well blowout and fire that killed five workers on a gas rig near Quinton in Southeast Oklahoma was released by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board on Wednesday. The Board laid blame on what it called “significant lapses in good safety practices” at the site, stating there was also …

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Losses force OKC’s SandRidge Energy to lay off workers

Layoffs hit Oklahoma City’s SandRidge Energy this week. The company did not reveal the number of employees who were laid off, but in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission explained the layoffs totaled more than 10% of its workforce of 310 employees. President and Chief Executive Officer Paul McKinney, on the job since …

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Six Flags opens world’s first solar-powered theme park

Six Flags Entertainment, the company that operates Frontier City amusement park in Oklahoma City has made a major move toward solar power. The company announced that its World’s Ultimate Thrill Park located in Jackson, New Jersey is nearly fully-powered by solar energy.  It is the state’s largest net metered solar project and one of the …

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Cheniere Energy adds a new member to its board of directors

Even as Houston’s Cheniere Energy is spending $1 billion to build a new gasline across Oklahoma, the company is expanding its board of directors. Michele A. Evans, Executive Vice President of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics joined the board effective June 7 as an independent director. Evans has more than 32 years of experience in the defense …

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Williams Cos. joins movement to cut methane gas emissions and be “environmentally friendly”

First Devon Energy in Oklahoma City announced a move to cut methane gas emissions in an effort to be environmentally friendly. Now Williams Cos. of Tulsa has done the same thing. The company announced it has joined the Our Nation’s Energy Future Coalition, a natural gas industry-led group dedicating to voluntarily achieving meaningful reductions in methane …

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