Earthquake Protesters Want Legislators to Listen

Nearly 100 protesters gathered Tuesday at the State Capitol for an “Earth (Quake) Rally” sponsored by the Sierra Club and other activists fighting for more regulations on the oil and gas industry to stop the plague of earthquakes in the state.
They he…

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SandRidge Energy Added to Earthquake Lawsuit by Sierra Club

While the Oklahoma Sierra Club was preparing for an “Earth (Quake) Day” protest at the state capitol, its attorneys with Public Justice based in Washington, D.C. were filing an amended lawsuit naming SandRidge Energy as another defendant accused …

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Marathon Dumps Nearly $1 billion More in Assets

Houston-based Marathon Oil Corporation has sold nearly $1 billion of its assets in a recent deal involving its Wyoming upstream and midstream assets. Makes a total of $1.3 billion in assets the company has unloaded since August.
Marathon did not…

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What Chesapeake Did to Get $4 billion in Credit Line

In order to get a new $4 billion line of credit this week, executives at Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy Corporation nearly had to sell their souls. What they did was to put up nearly all of the company’s natural gas fields to reach an agre…

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Anti-Coal Environmentalists Protest Electrical Rate Hike in Santa Fe

Anti-coal protesters are making their voices heard in New Mexico where they are fighting a nearly 16 percent electrical rate hike requested by the state’s largest utility, Public Service Company.
Nearly 50 gathered this week outside the government bui…

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Crafty Oil Thieves in Mexico

It’s not just drug lords you have to worry about in Mexico, but ingenious oil thieves too. In central Mexico, police have discovered just how crafty the thieves were as they tapped into government oil pipelines. They built a camouflage truck to …

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Study Shows Oklahoma is Among States with Lowest Taxes

While the legislature argues over whether to eliminate tax credits and rescind tax cuts, a new WalletHub Study ranked Oklahoma 6th lowest nationwide for its overall tax burden.
Oklahoma’s tax burden of 6.95 percent is based by WalletHub’s analysts on …

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Oklahoma’s Gasoline Prices Hold Steady at $1.82 a Gallon Average

Oklahoma gasoline prices are holding steady this week at an average of $1.82 gallon, according to the latest Fuel Gauge Report from AAA Oklahoma.
The $1.73 a gallon average in McAlester is lowest in the state while Stillwater has the highest average a…

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Strong Storms Expected today in SE Oklahoma

Southern and southeastern Oklahoma could see strong thunderstorms today. The Oklahoma Mesonet reports a low risk of tornadoes in the region late today and tonight.

   

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Earth Quake Day Planned by Protesters at State Capitol

Earthquakes, fracking and injection wells and politicians who promote special interests will be the target of “Earth (Quake) Day’ at the State Capitol on Tuesday. Sponsored by the Sierra Club, the Oklahoma Interfaith Power and Light, the Oklahoma Confe…

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