August 31, 2017 archive

OEM Provides First Update on Statewide Response to Texas Storm

The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) reported its first update on assistance to Texas following the catastrophic flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. OEM officials continue working with FEMA as well as representatives in Texas and Louisiana and other state, local, tribal and voluntary agencies. The State Emergency Operations Center is activated, according to a …

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WTI and Brent Crude Plummet on Wednesday

Crude oil futures settled lower on Wednesday as traders were unfazed by government reports that revealed a large weekly drop in supplies before the impact of Hurricane Harvey, according to Bloomberg MarketWatch. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, October West Texas Intermediate crude shed 48 cents, or 1%, to settle at $45.96 a barrel —its …

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ONEOK Resumes Mont Belvieu, Texas Operations, Reports Employees as Safe

Tulsa-based ONEOK, Inc. announced that its Mont Belvieu, Texas complex near Baytown is operational and has not experienced significant damage from the impact of Hurricane Harvey. All ONEOK employees located in the Gulf Coast area have checked in with the company and are safe, according to a company press release issued on Wednesday. Some ONEOK assets …

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