ONE Gas Schedules Its Financial Release

We’ll know about ONE Gas’ financial performance for 2015 next month. The company has scheduled its fourth quarter and year-end 2015 earnings report on February 17, after the market closes.
Analysts believe the company should make a profit of around 69…

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Rep. Russell at Odds with White House over Iranian Nuclear Arms Deal

Oklahoma U.S. Rep. Steve Russell finds himself at odds with the White House over the Iranian Nuclear Arms deal that includes allowing Iran to dump huge amounts of oil into the world markets. President Obama is threatening to veto Russell’s Iran Terror…

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Hamm’s Prediction—-$60 Oil by End of the Year

Sixty dollar oil by the end of the year? It’s what Oklahoma oilman Harold Hamm, chairman of Continental Resources has predicted in an interview with the Wall Street Journal. He made his prediction on Wednesday as oil prices fell below $30 a barr…

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Wind Industry Firm Faces Uphill Battle in Iowa over Massive Transmission Line

The wind industry and its related power firms are facing challenges in Iowa where the State Utilities Board has handed a setback for a company proposing a $2 billion transmission line to move wind energy from Iowa to Illinois. It’s one of two mas…

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Governor Says GE’s Departure in Connecticut Shows Need for Lower Taxes

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin is trying to showcase General Electric’s departure from the state of Connecitcut over taxes as the reason she has worked to lower taxes in Oklahoma.
GE, the company in the midst of constructing an energy research site in …

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House Joins Senate in Challenging WOTUS

Under the leadership of Republicans, the U.S. House voted Wednesday to challenge the Obama administration and the Environmental Protection Agency’s challenged Waters of the U.S. Rule.
By a vote of 253-166, with the support of Oklahoma Representa…

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Comparing Oil Eras

The last time oil prices dropped below $30 a barrel was years ago. And the last time oil was in the 20s was Dec. 1, 2003 when gasoline was being pumped for what was then a record amount of $1.52 a gallon.
U.S. oil production at the time was 5.7 …

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Split Decision for Crude Prices on Wednesday

Strange split for crude prices on Wednesday. February West Texas Intermediate crude added four cents to settle at $30.48 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. February Brent crude lost 55 cents to end trade at $30.31 a barrel on the London ICE …

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Well Fire Outside Chickasha Closes Nearby Highways

Black smoke billowed over the sky near Chickasha late Wednesday afternoon as firefighters battle a blaze on a fracking site owned by Continental Resources. Our partners at KWTV News 9 reported the smoke from the fire closed all lanes at SH 39 and Count…

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Decision Delayed on PSO’s Smart Meter Opt-Out Plan

The Oklahoma Corporation Commission decided Wednesday to take under advisement the recommendation of a Commission Administrative Law Judge that PSO be allowed to charge a one-time fee plus monthly charges to customers who prefer to opt out of the utili…

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