No snow for Oklahoma—Just Cold WX Laments State Climatologist

Never a dull moment when you’re reading the daily Mesonet update from Gary McManus, the State Climatologist. He admitted Thursday’s he is an “infamous winter hater” and a snow hater too.
“But I’ve also always said if it’s going to just be cold, it mig…

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Rep. Morrissette Wants Energy Firms to Finance Reparation Fund for Earthquake Damage

“Peace of mind no longer exists for our residents.” Rep. Richard Morrissette.

Days after holding a public hearing to gather testimony about earthquake damage and causes in Oklahoma, state Rep. Richard Morrissette (D-OKC) announced he plans to ask…

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Oil Exploration Continues in Oklahoma Despite Falling Prices

Oil prices might be around $27 to $28 a barrel, but exploration companies keep drilling in Oklahoma as witnessed by some of the latest completion reports published on OK Energy Today. (See OK Energy Today)
Oklahoma City-based Continental Resourc…

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Quarterly Distribution Announced by EnLink Midstream

Dallas-based EnLink Midstream companies announced Thursday quarterly distributions for EnLink Midstream Partners LP and EnLink Midstream LLC for the fourth quarter of 2015.
The quarterly distribution on the Master Limited Partnership’s common un…

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Tulsa Woman Accused of Embezzilng from Baker Hughes

A 55-year old Tulsa woman was charged in Rogers County District Court with embezzling more than $16,000 from Baker Hughes company where she was employed.
Prosecutors in Claremore say Mary Patrice Hudson allegedly used two company-issued credit cards t…

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Energy Group Praises SandRidge and State Earthquake Agreement

The Oklahoma Oil and Gas Association is calling an agreement between the state and SandRidge Energy a “positive outcome” in the move to reduce injection well operations suspected of causing earthquakes in northern Oklahoma.
“The processes at the…

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What Looms Ahead for Oil and Gas Companies

No telling what fourth quarter earnings will be like for some of the oil and gas firms in Oklahoma when they issue reports in the coming days. But here’s an indication why Devon Energy is making layoffs and other companies are retrenching their p…

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Biggest Oil Pipeline Yet Approved in North Dakota

The biggest capacity crude oil pipeline proposed for North Dakota won approval this week by North Dakota regulators. The $3.8 billion line, stretching 1,150 miles across four states, would move nearly 600,000 barrels daily from the Bakken oil p…

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Chevron Fights Judge’s Ruling on Cleanup of Abandoned New Mexico Mine

Chevron Corporation is fighting a court ruling that says the federal government was not liable for cleanup costs at a northern New Mexico Superfund site that once was a mine site operated by the company but owned by the U.S. government. It took i…

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WTI Sinks Below $27 a Barrel Mark on Wednesday

Oil continues its slide as glut worries persist on Wednesday. On its final day as the front month contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange, February West Texas Intermediate crude lost $1.91 to settle at $26.55 a barrel. The March WTI contract will …

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