State-Sponsored Job Fair Set for Friday in OKC

No doubt that many of the thousands put out of work in Oklahoma’s energy downturn will be at the upcoming job fair sponsored by the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission.
It will be held Friday, March 25 at the Chevy Bricktown Event center in downto…

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SandRidge Sets Release Date for Quarterly Report

Faced with huge financial problems and challenges, SandRidge Energy has finally announced a date to release its 2015 fourth quarter and full-year financial results.
The Oklahoma City-based energy company says the results will be release after th…

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NRC to Hold Public Meeting on Arkansas Nuclear One

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will meet in Russellville, Arkansas with representatives of Entergy Operations to discuss the 2015 safety performance of Arkansas Nuclear One as well as the results of a comprehensive inspection. The open meeting is se…

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Oilman Lew Ward Dead in Enid

Oklahoma oilman Lew Ward, a past president of the Independent Petroleum Association of America died on Sunday in his hometown of Enid. He was 85.
His death prompted a statement from Gov. Mary Fallin who called him one of the oilfield pioneers who made…

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Wind Coalition Leader Tells Oil and Gas Industry it’s Time to Stop Fighting

The head of the Wind Coalition responds to criticism from oil and gas leaders, saying it’s time to end the fight against the wind industry’s tax credits.
“Fighting one another and saying things about one another that are not true is very unproductive,…

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Jobless Numbers in Energy Sector Grow in Oklahoma

The latest jobless report from the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission showed slight increases in almost all of Oklahoma’s counties for the month of January with McIntosh County having the highest rate at 8.7 percent and Cimarron County with …

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Debt-Laden Ultra Petroleum Warned by New York Stock Exchange

Some of the Oklahoma energy companies that were warned or removed from trading on the New York Stock Exchange because of their financial struggles aren’t alone. As the Houston Business Journal reported recently, Houston-based Ultra Petroleum Corp…

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Fracking Disclosure Report Not Kind to Continental Resources

The 2015 Disclosing the Facts report on fracking is out with rankings of 30 publicly-traded energy companies and their disclosures of the chemicals used in the controversial process.
Eight oil and gas companies made improvements in their 2015 di…

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Study Seeks Ways to Save Bats from Windfarm Deaths

While some wildlife biologists express concern about the fate of bates in northwest Oklahoma’s Selman Cave because of the cave’s proximity to wind farms, a new study suggests some species might be better able to absorb losses than others killed b…

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Engineers Assure OKC of Ability to Withstand Earthquakes

The jump in earthquakes across Oklahoma in recent years got the attention recently of members of the Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust. They wondered about engineering designs of water pipelines and water treatment plants and whether there should be …

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