Category: Oil & Gas

Judge Won’t allow Osage County Landowner to Enter Suit Against BIA

Tulsa federal judge Gregory K. Frizzell has sided with the Bureau of Indian Affairs and an Oklahoma association of oil and gas producers and denied the request of a landowner to intervene in a lawsuit over drilling permit applications in Osage County. …

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Pruitt Supports TransCanada’s Lawsuit over Keystone Pipeline Rejection

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has come out in support of the lawsuit filed by TransCanada challenging the President’s veto of a measure allowing construction of the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to Nebraska.
“The Keystone XL pipeline has a…

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Central Louisiana Oil Fields Acquired by Swift Energy

In the midst of a chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization, Houston-based Swift Energy Company is selling 75 percent of its holdings in two oil and gas fields in central Louisiana to Texegy LLC.
Closing is expected to happen on or before March 15, 2016, s…

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Tallgrass Energy Increases Holdings in Pipeline

Despite the oil and gas downturn in the past year, some of the mid-stream companies are surging with major purchases. Take for example the announcement by Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP. The Leawood, Kansas based firm is buying another 31.3 percent inte…

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Fourth Quarter Announcements Coming

It’s about that time of year again when energy firms announce the dates for their fourth-quarter financial results announcements. Mark it on your calendar because Phillips 66 will host a conference call at 11 a.m. Oklahoma time on Friday, Jan. 29 to di…

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Samson Expands Holdings in North Dakota and Montana

A big oil and gas purchase in North Dakota and Montana. Samson Oil and Gas USA Inc. is buying 41 net producing wells and more than 51,000 acres of leases for $16.5 million. The company, based in Denver, Colorado and with its parent owner in Australia …

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Directors Chosen at Enterprise Products

Houston-based Enterprise Products Partners L.P., a firm with extensive pipeline operations in Oklahoma announced the election of directors constituting the board of its general partner, Enterprise Products Holdings LLC.
Richard H. Bachman, president a…

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1,000 barrel Oil Well in Garvin County

Houston, Texas-based Marathon Oil reports some success in southern Oklahoma with a more than 1,000-barrel-a-day well. The latest completion reports, as published on OK Energy Today, shows Marathon hit the well about 7 miles southeast of Lindsays.
The…

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Judge Won’t Dismiss Prague Earthquake Lawsuit

A Lincoln County District Court Judge has refused to dismiss the lawsuit filed against two energy companies accusing them of causing the 5.6 magnitude 2011 earthquake that damaged homes and businesses and injured some residents in Prague.
Judge Cynthi…

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Mustang Oilfield Injection Well Fight Heads to Trial in Late February

A trial date has been set for late February in the fight by Mustang residents against the efforts of Dallas-based Mid-Con Energy to create 15 injection wells in a waterflood project to recover oil from an old oilfield site near the city.
Residents are…

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