Jerry Bohnen

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Permits to drill for April 17, 2019

Permits to drill issued for April 17, 2019. Canadian County SLASH C #1406 6H-17X, April 16 2019 20 14N 6W NESWSWSE API: 01725448 Lat: 35.66841330226835, Long: -97.85864853687191 NEWFIELD EXPLORATION MID-CON INC HH, DR, 19206 ft, MISSISSIPPIAN(8064), WOODFORD(8494) Canadian County SLASH C #1406 7H-17X, April 16 2019 20 14N 6W NESWSWSE API: 01725449 Lat: 35.66841330608945, Long: -97.85858120709888 NEWFIELD …

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Completion reports for April 17, 2019

Completion reports for April 17, 2019. BLAINE COUNTY Continental Resources Inc Mississippian(less Chester/mississippia N: Gas 25755 Water 2715 Flow 3 13N 12W Cooksey 1-3-34xh, May 08, 2018 HH, GAS, TD: 23625 ft Lat: 35.62466, Long: -98.47143 API: 35011238830000 GRADY COUNTY Continental Resources Inc Springer(12560): Oil 107 Gas 264 Water 5039 Flow 20 7N 6W Schoof 2-20-17-8xhs, December 17, 2018 HH, OIL, TD: 22915 ft Lat: …

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OERB’s 1st Technology Forum of 2019 to be Thursday in OKC

  The Oklahoma Energy Resources Board and its Sustaining Oklahoma Energy Resources program will hold their first technology forum on Thursday in Oklahoma City. “We have 100 registered to attend,” said Dara McBee, Communications Director at OERB. “It’s a forum designed by marginal well producers for marginal well producers.” The last SOER Technology Forum was …

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Ozone Alert Day Season kickoff in central Oklahoma

The Association of Central Oklahoma Governments (ACOG) is kicking off its Ozone Alert Day Season this week. And it comes as the agency expressed concerns the region will “likely violate federal air quality standards this year,” according to a news release. Eric W. Pollard, Clean Cities Manager at OCOG explained that last year the region …

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Energy companies lose bid in Free Speech fight with New Mexico newspaper

  A federal judge in New Mexico has ruled three energy companies in a First Amendment fight with a newspaper cannot transfer a lawsuit to federal bankruptcy court. Judge Kenneth R. Gonzales ruled against the attempts of Westmoreland Coal Company, BHP Billiton New Mexico Coal, Inc. and Public Service Company of New Mexico. The case …

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Supreme court slams State regulators in Dobson Telephone case

  The gavel came down hard this week as the State Supreme Court handed a victory to Dobson Telephone Company in McLoud in a nearly 5-year old fight with the Oklahoma Corporation Commission. And in doing so, the Court scolded the Commission for its 2-1 vote and denial of Dobson’s request for $95,417.92 in funding …

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Oklahoma legislators have ‘stars’ in their eyes

OK, OK, OK—we know there are many more important things for state legislators to be doing.  But they did it anyway. They passed a bill designating the Rosette Nebula as Oklahoma’s astronomical object. All it needs is the governor’s signature. House Bill 1292 passed the Senate on a 31-12 vote. Rep. Nicole Miller, a Republican …

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Oil prices hit new high overseas

  International oil prices hit a 2019 high in early Wednesday trading giving some hopeful signs to oil and gas producers. Brent crude rose above $72 a barrel in London and analysts gave credit to steady economic growth in China as well as a decline in U.S. crude stocks. The Brent crude futures were up …

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Could Oklahoma energy companies be next in line for acquisition?

Speculation grows over who might be next in the acquisition of those energy companies exploring the Permian Basin and the names of some Oklahoma firms are in the conversation. At least according to one writer for Forbes magazine. Contributor Robert Rapier discussed the issue following Chevron’s big purchase of Anadarko Petroleum announced last week. So …

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Endangered Rivers cited in new report

A new report on America’s most endangered rivers does not include any in Oklahoma but it contends climate change is the top threat to the rivers and water supplies. The group American Rivers is out with its annual Most Endangered Rivers report stating that New Mexico’s Gila River is the No. 1 “most endangered” in …

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