Wyoming Losses Energy Jobs and Population in Downturn

The energy downturn is affecting the state of Wyoming in a way it didn’t see coming…..an outward migration of people. In short, more people are leaving the state than are coming to make a home there and State leaders put the blame on the loss o…

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Quakes Rattle Town of Crescent

Hours after the U.S. Geological Survey released a controversial report putting Oklahoma as the riskiest state for a damaging earthquake in 2016, a 4.2 magnitude quake rattled the area around the town of Crescent.
It occurred around 11:30 p.m. on Monda…

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Commissioner Says Quake Report Supports State Actions——-Legislator Says the Commission’s Blowing Smoke

Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner Dana Murphy says the new U.S. Geological Survey report proclaiming Oklahoma as the state with the highest earthquake risk in the U.S. supports the actions taken by the commission in targeting the state’s saltwate…

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Sierra Club says New Earthquake Report Shows dangers of Fracking

More reaction to the U.S. Geological Survey earthquake report that puts Oklahoma at the highest risk in the U.S. for having a damaging earthquake in 2016. The Sierra Club suggests it could help the organization’s federal lawsuit filed against three Okl…

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Governor Says USGS Earthquake Report Shows State is Taking the Rright Steps

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin responded to the U.S. Geological Survey’s new earthquake maps showing potential areas of human induced quakes as a sign that the state is taking the right steps in putting restrictions on wastewater injection wells as orde…

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USGS Says Northerrn Oklahoma at Highest Risk for Earthquake Damage

The new earthquake maps showing potential areas of seismicity induced by human activity indicate north-central and northwestern Oklahoma are areas of some of the highest risk in the U.S. for damaging earthquakes. The U.S. Geological Survey released the…

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Governor Says USGS Earthquake Repot Shows State is Taking the Rright Steps

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin responded to the U.S. Geological Survey’s new earthquake maps showing potential areas of human induced quakes as a sign that the state is taking the right steps in putting restrictions on wastewater injection wells as orde…

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Ward, Chesapeake and Others Served in Bid-Rigging Lawsuit

Updating the civil lawsuit filed against Chesapeake Energy, SandRidge Energy and Chesapeake Energy co-founder Tom Ward accusing them of bid-rigging, summons have been served against the three defendants.
Records on file with the U.S. District Court of…

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Williams Cos. Makes Upgrade in Canadian Tar Sands Operations

While Tulsa-based Williams Cos. is in the midst of a merger that has upset Tulsa leaders over the possible loss of workers to Dallas, the company announced the startup of a second offgas liquids extracton plant in Canada. It is considered to be a key a…

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Best Places to Work Include 3 Oklahoma Firms

Three Oklahoma companies made at least the top 300 of the latest Forbes list of 500 best companies to work for in the U.S. They were Tulsa-based QuikTrip which ranked 81st; the University of Oklahoma which was ranked 86 and Williams Cos. of Tulsa. It w…

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