February 1, 2019 archive

Shareholders say ‘yes’ to Chesapeake’s $4 billion purchase of WildHorse Resources

Shareholders in Oklahoma City’s Chesapeake Energy Corporation and Texas-based WildHorse Resource Development Corporation have approved Chesapeake’s $4 billion acquisition of WildHorse. The preliminary results of the elections were announced indicating that about 96 percent of the Chesapeake shareholders voted for the acquisition. Nearly 95 percent of the WildHorse shareholders supported the deal as well. The …

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BNSF Railway highlights Oklahoma firm’s investment

The $35 million White Eagle Sand plant built by Dolese Bros. Co. in Oklahoma is one of the highlighted investments announced this week by BNSF Railway Company. The Fort Worth, Texas-based railway said investments from its customers served by the freight rail provider in 2018 totaled nearly $3 billion. NSF said the Dolese Bros. Co. …

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Sierra Club congratulates Oklahoma wind industry

Anheuser Busch, makers of the Budweiser brand of beers, recently unveiled its 2019 Super Bowl commercial, which features Clydesdales, wind turbines, and Bob Dylan, proclaiming that Anheuser Busch “now brews with wind power for a better tomorrow.” The renewable energy behind the ad is theThunder Ranch wind farm, a 300 MW project in north central Oklahoma …

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Thousands without natural gas in Tulsa following gas line rupture

A huge natural gas line explosion on a busy Tulsa street Thursday initially left an estimated 70,000 customers of Oklahoma Natural Gas without gas to heat their homes and businesses. Fortunately, no one was injured even though nearby witnesses described the sound as a jet plane when the 16-inch transmission line ruptured.  Adding to the …

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Completion reports for January 31, 2019

Completion reports filed on Jan. 31, 2019.   None were processed.

Permits to drill for January 31, 2019

Permits to drill issued on Jan. 31, 2019.   Alfalfa County STATE OF OKLAHOMA #1-36, January 31 2019 36 28N 11W CSWSW API: 00321313 Lat: 36.85691531565063, Long: -98.33960049718284 HINKLE OIL & GAS INC SH, RC, 6050 ft, CHEROKEE SAND(5007) Creek County BETTY WILSON #1-8, January 31 2019 05 15N 8E E2NWSWSE API: 03729422 Lat: 35.801516377858675, Long: -96.48372157802672 …

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