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.
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Mustang Oilfield Site 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.
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Judge Won’t Budge in Fracking fight in Wyoming

The Wyoming federal judge who refuses to speed up the legal fight over the federal government’s right to regulate hydraulic fracturing on federal and tribal lands is under fire from the Bureau of Land Management. The BLM recently argued that U.S….

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Growing Controversies over Solar Power Rates

Oklahoma is not the only state dealing with a growing controversy over solar power rates that utilities want to charge their customers over the renewable energy.
Nevada energy regulators meet this week to decide on the issue of a rate hike for s…

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Growing Controversies over Solar Power Rates

Oklahoma is not the only state dealing with a growing controversy over solar power rates that utilities want to charge their customers over the renewable energy.
Nevada energy regulators meet this week to decide on the issue of a rate hike for solar c…

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North Dakota to Consider another Bakken Pipeline

North Dakota might see construction of another crude oil pipeline.
State regulators are planning a hearing on Jan. 12 for the proposed 8-mile long Sacagawea Pipeline Co.’s line that carries a $18 million price tag.
The 12-inch diameter crude oi…

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Governor’s Critic to Hold Day-long Earthquake Forum at Capitol

The same day the Oklahoma Corporation Commission announced its latest plans targeting wastewater injection wells because they are suspected of causing major earthquakes in Edmond, Oklahoma City Rep. Richard Morrissette said he will hold an earthq…

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First US Exported Oil Enroute to Italy

Could be a matter of a few days before the U.S. shipment of crude oil to a foreign nation arrives after departing a Texas port the day before New Year’s Day. The “Theo T” tanker left NuStar Energy LP’s dockside facility in Corpus Christi, Texas …

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Middle East Tensions Create Uncertainty for Crude Prices Monday

The rising tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran put the crude markets on uncertain footing on Monday. February West Texas Intermediate crude lost 28 cents to end trade at $36.76 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. February Brent crude slipp…

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Morrissette To Hold Quake Public Hearing Later This Month

State Representative Richard Morrissette announced Monday he’ll be hosting a public forum for any and all comers to talk about the increased number and strength of earthquakes and the connection with disposal injection wells. The public hearing is sche…

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