CenterPoint Energy Reinvests in Enable Midstream Partners

CenterPoint Energy is using money it made from Enable Midstream Partners to reinvest into the Oklahoma company. CenterPoint made the announcement Friday.
The deal regards the early redemption of $363 million of notes payable to CenterPoint Energy Reso…

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Governor Asks for Federal Diaster Declaration Over December Storms

Whether they were working the wind farms of northwestern Oklahoma, the oil and gas fields throughout the state or even the coal-producing areas of southeastern Oklahoma, workers felt the cold brunt of the winter storms that included ice, sleet, snow an…

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Governor Asks for Federal Diaster Declaration Over December Storms

Whether they were working the wind farms of northwestern Oklahoma, the oil and gas fields throughout the state or even the coal-producing areas of southeastern Oklahoma, workers felt the cold brunt of the winter storms that included ice, sleet, snow an…

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Lankford says President’s Re-interpretation of Old Law Demands Supreme Court Ruling

One member of Congress who supports the U.S. Supreme Court challenge of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan is U.S. Senator James Lankford.
“When I look at the Clean Power Plan, this is the administration looking back at a 40-…

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House Speaker Moves to Get More Earthquake Power for Corporation Commission

Those state workers responsible for developing the research and response to the earthquakes in Oklahoma are welcoming the recent move by Governor Mary Fallin to transfer $1.4 million in emergency funds to the Oklahoma Geological Survey and the Oklahoma…

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Lost Jobs Mount in Growing Oil and Gas Downturn

While Oklahoma’s loss in the oil patch figures to be close to 12,000 employees in the past year, in the state of Texas an estimated 288,000 have lost jobs because of what’s happened to energy prices. One report says 72,000 of those are direct los…

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Crude Winning Streak Extends to Three Sessions on Thursday

Make it three sessions in a row for gains on U.S. crude oil. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, March West Texas Intermediate crude climbed 92 cents to settle at $33.22 a barrel. March Brent crude added 79 cents to end trade at $33.89 a barrel on the…

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Governor Fallin Releases $1.4 Million in Emergency Funds to Address Earthquakes

Governor Mary Fallin has approved moving funds from the state emergency fund to bolster earthquake research efforts. The Governor has moved $1.4 million to the Oklahoma Corporation Commission and the Oklahoma Geological Survey. The Coordinating Council…

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Large Fracing Operation Sold to Houston Company

The Canadian company which owns the tenth largest fracing operation in the U.S. announced it was selling its American frac operations to a Houston based company. Trican Well Service is selling the assets to the Keane Group for a total consideration of …

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Pickens, Son Settle Lawsuit Over Pay

Right before a trial was to start this week between oilman T. Boone Pickens and his son Michael Pickens, the two came to a settlement. The younger Pickens claimed his father didn’t pay him more than $15 million for work performed and failed to transfer…

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