Democrats Criticize Governor for Not Discussing Earthquakes in Annual Address

Yes, OK Energy Today wasn’t the only one to notice how Governor Mary Fallin did not mention the word ‘earthquake’ in her Monday State of the State address. So did Democrats in the State House where Rep. Scott Inman, the House Minority Leader made menti…

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Kingfisher and Stephens Counties Site of Large Producing New Wells

Those $35 a barrel oil prices aren’t stopping production by energy companies in Oklahoma as some are reporting 1,400 a barrel a day wells in the state according to the Completion Reports published on OK Energy Today.
Newfield Exploration of Hous…

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China Ruins Crude Price Rally on Monday

Signals of a weakening Chinese economy halted the crude oil price rally on Monday. March West Texas Intermediate crude dropped $2 to end trade at $31.62 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. On the London ICE Futures Exchange, April Brent crude…

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Magellan Midstream and Partner Extend Pipeline Offering

Magellan Midstream Partners and one of its Houston based partners are extending the open season on its 50/50 owned BridgeTex Pipeline. Magellan and Plains All American Pipeline are planning to build a new pipeline origin point in Grimes County, Texas. …

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Governor Lays out Budget Plan hurt by Oil and Gas Downturn and Makes No Menton of What to Do t

In a speech marked by references to the “damaged” oil and natural gas sector and calls for “rolling up our sleeves and doing the hard work,” Governor Mary Fallin on Monday said nothing about the state’s growing problems of earthquakes and wastewater in…

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Bankruptcies Expected to Grow Among Oil and Gas Companies

It might be a case of waiting for the other shoe to drop. First oil prices plunged then some 42 firms filed for bankruptcy last year across the country. In Oklahoma, SandRidge Energy is at the top of the list of those speculating or betting on w…

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Oklahoma and Louisiana Very Much Alike in Dealing with Oil and Gas Downturn Impact

While Oklahoma government leaders grapple with a budget hole of an estimated $1.1 billion, the state of Louisiana has an even bigger budget hole of $1.9 billion. Both states are suffering because of the massive downturn in the oil and gas indust…

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Bankrtupcies Expected to Grow Among Oil and Gas Companies

It might be a case of waiting for the other shoe to drop. First oil prices plunged then some 42 firms filed for bankruptcy last year across the country. In Oklahoma, SandRidge Energy is at the top of the list of those speculating or betting on w…

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North Dakota Joins Fight Against EPA Clean Power Plan

North Dakota has joined Oklahoma and several other states in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from enforcing its controversial Clean Power Plan.
The state’s Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem contends if th…

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Monthly Business Survey Shows Continued Weak Oklahoma Economy

The Midwest might finally see an improving economy but not two States that rely heavily on oil and gas—Oklahoma and North Dakota. It’s the findings in the January survey of overall Mid-American Business Conditions found in the survey carried out by C…

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