$8 billion Cheniere Energy LNG expansion project started in Texas

  A formal groundbreaking ceremony was held this week by Cheniere Energy over an $8 billion expansion of its Corpus Christi liquefied natural gas plant. The project won’t be completed until 2025 and the expansion will include seven additional production lines or “trains” reported the Corpus Christi Caller-Times. Click here for Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Cushing crude oil reserves hold steady

  A slight gain in the amount of crude oil held at the Cushing oil hub was recorded in the past week according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The EIA reported the amount in storage as of September 30 was 26 million barrels of crude oil, a gain of 300,000 barrels over the previous …

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Other headlines of energy stories

** OPEC+ announced it’ll slash output by 2 million barrels per day (bpd) on Wednesday (Oct. 5), the biggest cut since the pandemic started in 2020. The White House’s reaction was swift, calling the decision “shortsighted” and accusing the oil cartel of “aligning with Russia.” ** President Biden on Wednesday said he would release 10 million more barrels …

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New Mexico congressional candidate changes tune about oil and gas

     A Democratic candidate for Congress from New Mexico finds himself in a quandary as election time approaches. Should he stand by his 2018 call for an immediate end to oil and gas production or tell voters, the oil and gas industry is really important to New Mexico? Guess what Gabe Vasquez, a former …

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Regulators to consider OGE request

  Oklahoma Corporation Commissioners will meet Thursday morning to consider the annual fuel cost adjustment request for Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company. The hearing concerns Case No. PUD2022-000097 and a recommendation of the Commission’s Public Utilities Division. The meeting starts at 9:30 a.m.  

OPEC+ cuts production while crude prices rose and OK energy stocks made gains

  Crude oil prices rose again Wednesday in response to the decision by OPEC+ to cut oil production by an amount even larger than many had speculated. The cut by the oil-exporting countries was seen as a move to support sagging oil prices, but it could also deal another blow to a struggling global economy. …

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Senators tell Biden it’s time to end his war on oil and gas

  Senator James Lankford (R-OK), who serves on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, joined Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) to lead a group of Republican senators in demanding the Biden Administration end its assault on domestic oil and gas production and continue to sell oil and gas leases on federal land and water. The …

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Rain in the Oklahoma Panhandle!

  A shocker in the Oklahoma Panhandle where one inch of rain fell Tuesday night in Boise City. It not only probably stunned residents of the most western of the counties that make up the Panhandle, but left Oklahoma Mesonet Climatologist Gary McManus shaken as well. He couldn’t believe it! “Okay, over the length of …

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New Oklahoma Commerce Secretary named by Governor Stitt

  Governor Kevin Stitt announced the appointment of Chad Mariska to serve as Oklahoma’s Secretary of Commerce and Workforce Development. Mariska’s appointment follows the resignation of Scott Mueller. “Chad is a smart businessman with a strong work ethic, and I am confident that he will continue to build on our momentum to recruit and expand …

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Firm creates solar power for EV chargers

  If solar energy can be used to charge electric fences used by farmers, why not the same process for EV chargers but on a larger scale? A company based in Olathe, Kansas has come up with what it calls the “first truly green energy charging” plan reported KCTV news in Kansas City. Click here …

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