Commissioners Won’t Support Anthony inReopening Bribed Vote Rate Case

“There is bribery and corruption.” Commissioner Bob Anthony.

Oklahoma Corporation Commission chairman Bob Anthony was unsuccessful Thursday in convincing the two remaining commissioners they should reopen a nearly 25-year old Southwestern Bel…

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Kimray to Join Ranks of Those Making Layoffs in Energy Downturn

Oilfield equipment manufacturer Kimray Inc. is making layoffs in the wake of the energy downturn that has seen the state lose thousands of workers in the oil and gas patch.
Kimray says it will cut its workforce by 10 percent beginning the first …

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Petition Drive Underway Against Devon, Chesapeake and New Dominion

More than 11,000 people have signed a nationwide petiton drive led by the Washington, D.C. non-profit watchdog, Public Justice aimed against the three energy companies sued last week for causing earthquakes through their wastewater disposal wells…

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Gas Prices Creeping Back Up in Oklahoma

Gasoline prices are creeping back up in Oklahoma, reaching a statewide average of $1.50 a gallon, according to a check of the population gasoline website, GasBuddy.com.
The site says the $1.50 average compares to the $1.41 one week ago in the st…

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EPA Director Disappointed but Fighting Back on Court Ruling

While dozens of states and hundreds of members of Congress are fighting the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, Gina McCarthy, head of the Environmental Protection Agency is fighting back.
Speaking in Houston, Texas on Wednesday, McCarthy admitted she was d…

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Lankford Explains Filing of Briefing Fighting EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Yes, it is about federal overreach. It’s what U.S. Senator James Lankford tells OK Energy Today as he and all members of the Oklahoma Congressional delegation joined others in the House and Senate in supporting the legal fight by Oklahoma and doz…

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Massive Gas Turbine Arrives at GRDA

It’s called the largest and most efficient gas turbine and it arrived this week at the Grand River Dam Authority by way of the McClellan-Kerr Navigation System. The barge carrying the massive turbine, called the largest in the world arrived at the Port…

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Supply Report Pushes Crude Prices Higher on Wednesday

Crude prices rose on Wednesday after it was revealed crude supplies grew slower than expected. April West Texas Intermediate crude added 28 cents to end trade at $32.15 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. April Brent crude tacked on $1.14 to …

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Kansas House Kills 80 mph Speed Limit Bill

While many motorists drive 80 mph on major Kansas turnpikes and highways where the speed limit is posted at 75 mph, a proposed 80-mile an hour legal speed limit bill has been killed in the Kansas State House.
Members voted Tuesday against increasing t…

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Rules Adopted for Uber and Lyft

New regulations covering ride-sharing apps such as Uber and Lyft were adopted this week by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission. They were adopted on a 3-0 vote and now the regulations head to the State Legislature and Gov. Mary Fallin for their review …

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