Seventy Seven Energy To Release Financial Results on Wednesday

Oklahoma City-based Seventy Seven Energy Inc. will release its 2015 full year and fourth quarter operational and financial results before the market opens on Wednesday, Feb. 17.
A conference call will also be held to discuss the results later th…

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Kansas and Nebraska Fight EPA Over Vehicle Emissions Model

The states of Kansas and Nebraska presented oral arguments Thursday before a D.C. Circuit panel in their fight against the Environmental Protection Agency’s new vehicle emissions model discouraging the use of ethanol in gasoline. The two states c…

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Invenergy Snares Another Big Electrical Power Deal

Invenergy, the Chicago-based wind energy company with operations throughout Oklahoma announced this week the signing of a 120 MW wind power purchase agreement to provide EM with renewable energy largely from its Gunsight Wind Energy Center locate…

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Black Mountain Gets $150 million Commitment

Fort Worth-based Black Mountain Oil and Gas LLC has announced the closing of a $150 million equity commitment from Natural Gas Partners through NGP Natural Resources, XI, L.P.
“Our partnership with NGP will allow us to evaluate a broad opportuni…

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EPA Administrator Taken to the Wood Shed over WOTUS

In case you missed it! Gina McCarthy, head of the Environmental Protection Agency was taken to the woodshed in a recent appearance before the U.S. House Agriculture committee.
She was scolded and accused of violating federal law in the implemen…

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Supply and Demand Worries Plague Crude Prices on Thursday

Another down day for crude oil which helped pull stock markets lower around the globe. March West Texas Intermediate crude lost $1.24 to settle at $26.21 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. April Brent crude slipped 78 cents to end trade at $…

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Harold Hamm To Be Inducted into Horatio Alger Association

Continental Resources Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Harold Hamm can add a new title, inductee to the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans. Horatio Alger, Jr. was an author who focused on the merits of honest, courage and…

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State Budget Hole Grows—-Oil and Gas Downturn Blamed

State finance officials broke the news Thursday afternoon that the Oklahoma government budget hole will grow to $1.3 billion, not $900 million and certainly not $1.1 billion as some had speculated as the state legislature returned to work. And the down…

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Analysts Wonder About Williams Merger

When Tulsa-based Williams Cos. releases its 4th quarter earnings next week, there’ll be plenty of anxious investors watching closely, according to one market website. Seeking Alpha, a crowd-sourced content service for the financial markets is skeptical…

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New Member to Help Study Oklahoma’s Tax Incentives

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin announced this week the appointment of James Denton to the Incentive Evaluation Commission, an eight-member commission that will study the state’s tax incentives.
Denton is from Edmond and is an auditor with a private aud…

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