Senator Lankford Backs Pruitt During his Growing Scandals

Count U.S. Sen. James Lankford as a supporter of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt who faces a barrage of criticism and calls for firing or resignation in the midst of growing scandals about travel expenses, pay raises for aides and who he rented a condo from in Washington, D.C. As OK Energy Today reported earlier, Sen. …

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Northern Oklahoma Earthquake Felt in South Central Kansas

Oklahoma’s latest earthquakes rumbled early Saturday morning as snow fell in the state. A 4.6 magnitude quake with an epicenter just west of Perry hit at 7:16 a.m. and was strong enough to be felt in Wichita, Kansas and even up to Hutchinson, Kansas and as far south as Norman. The U.S. Geological Survey indicated …

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Condo Conflict of Interest Catching up With Scott Pruitt

News accounts now suggest Scott Pruitt didn’t know what he was talking about in claiming there was no conflict of interest when he rented a room from Washington D.C. lobbyist J. Steven Hart. As the Daily Beast reported, Pruitt got it wrong in recently telling Fox News, “Mr. Hart has no clients who have business …

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WPX Energy in Tulsa to Release 1Q 2018 Earnings May 3

Tulsa’s WPX Energy plans to release its first-quarter 2018 earnings report on May 3. The company will hold a webcast beginning at 9 a.m. Oklahoma time on that Thursday as Chief Executive Officer Rick Muncrief, Chief Operating Officer Clay Gaspar and Chief Financial Officer Kevin Vann discuss the company’s performance. Active in the Williston and …

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ConocoPhillips to Release 1Q Earnings April 26

First quarter 2018 results for ConocoPhillips will be released April 26. The company will make known its revenue earnings to shareholders at 11 a.m. central time with a conference call. The actual financial and operating results will be released before the opening of the market on April 26. The company, with its big operations in …

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Icahn Threatens Takeover of Board of Directors at SandRidge Energy

The man known nationwide as a “corporate raider,” Carl Icahn makes it clear, he wants control of Oklahoma City-based SandRidge Energy Inc. After putting pressure on the company’s board late last year convincing it to pull out of a $746 million merger with Denver-based Bonanza Creek Energy, Icahn made it clear he intended to nominate …

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Latest Issue for Scott Pruitt Involves Door Kicked in by Police

The attacks on EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt just aren’t letting up as one of the latest involves who should have paid for a broken door. The door in question, according to ABC News, is in the $50-a-night condo he once rented from an energy lobbyist in Washington D.C. And the door has the attention of …

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Senator Inhofe Stands by Pruitt

While the number of critics of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt are growing, one man who remains a loyal supporter is his longtime friend and ally, U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe. ““Since being sworn in, Administrator Pruitt has been instrumental in carrying out President Trump’s deregulatory agenda at the EPA—ending the war on fossil fuels, repealing WOTUS, …

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Pruitt Loses Top Aide Over Growing EPA Scandals

Scott Pruitt’s problems are mounting at the EPA, the giant agency he’s run ever since President Trump appointed him Administrator last year. The latest report indicates one of his longtime supporters at the Environmental Protection Agency has resigned over the growing ethical allegations leveled against the former Oklahoma Attorney General. On Thursday, it was revealed …

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Annual Meeting for Continental Resources Set for May 17

Shareholders of Continental Resources Inc. in Oklahoma City got the alert this week that the annual meeting will be held May 17. It has been set to be held on that Thursday at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel beginning at 10 a.m. This week’s notification included proxy materials to be sent over the Internet, a move …

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