Nasty Water Leads to City of Hugo Suing Severn Trent Services

Drinking water contractor Severn Trent Environmental Services finds itself sued a second time over its water quality problems in the city of Hugo. This time, it was the city of Hugo that filed suit, accusing Severn Trent of fraud and of acting negligen…

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Solar Tax Credit Cap in New Mexico to be Hit by July

New Mexico’s solar tax credit program has proven so successful again that state officials predict the $3 million cap will be reached by the end of July this year. Energy conservation officials have been handling a flood of applications for the 1…

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Solar Tax Credit Cap in New Mexico to be Hit by July

New Mexico’s solar tax credit program has proven so successful again that state officials predict the $3 million cap will be reached by the end of July this year. Energy conservation officials have been handling a flood of applications for the 10-perc…

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New Law Grants Weight Exemption to CNG Fueled Vehicles

One of the new laws signed recently by Governor Mary Fallin gives a weight limit exemption to vehicles fueled by compressed or liquefied natural gas. Under SB 1317 by Sen. Clark Jolley and Rep. Wendel Watson, the vehicle will be allowed to exceed…

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OPEC Output Deal Fails in Qatar

The OPEC summit in Doha, Qatar ended without an agreement on Sunday, as leaders failed to strike a deal to freeze output and boost sagging crude prices, according to CNBC reports. The conference’s failure sent crude prices tumbling in early trading on …

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PSO Honored by EPA for Energy Efficiency Programs

Tulsa-based Public Service Company of Oklahoma has been named a 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year by the Environmental Protection Agency. The Energy Efficiency Program Delivery Award is for the company’s efforts to increase the adoption of ene…

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Warren Buffet’s $3.6 Billion Wind Farm Plan in Iowa

Billionare Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway has decided to invest billions more into the wind industry, coming up with a $3.6 billion plan in the state of Iowa. It’s there Buffet’s MidAmerican Energy will build a massive wind farm with the capa…

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Five Years Later and FracFocus is Stronger Than Ever

The fifth anniversary of the creation of FracFocus is being observed this month by the two groups that formed it April 11, 2011—the Ground Water Protection Council and Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission.
When FracFocus.org was created, …

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Breitburn Energy Latest in Oklahoma With Critical Debt Problems

Another struggling energy company with a deep investment in Oklahoma and billions in debt, Breitburn Energy Partners LP based in Los Angeles, California announced in recent days it was missing two interest payments totaling $45.7 million on senior not…

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Quarterly Financial Results to be Released by Williams

While Williams Cos. proceeds in its merger with Energy Transfer Equity of Dallas, Texas, the Tulsa, Oklahoma based company also prepares to release its first quarter 2016 financial results.
They will be released after the market closes on Wednes…

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