February 25, 2019 archive

Oil leak under investigation at Okemah Lake

  The Oklahoma Corporation Commission indicated it is unsure when an oil spill or leak at Okemah Lake in eastern Oklahoma might be cleaned up. The oil reportedly spilled from an Enerfin Resources pipeline last week and drew the attention of the OCC. Reports indicate the cause of the oil spill is still under investigation. …

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Completion reports for February 25, 2019

Completion reports for Feb. 25, 2019. completions: none were processed today

Permits to drill for February 25, 2019

Permits to drill issued for Feb. 25, 2019. Canadian County SHASTA 1106 #4LMH-28, February 25 2019 21 11N 6W NESESWSW API: 01725395 Lat: 35.407869886602896, Long: -97.84440407510525 CHAPARRAL ENERGY LLC HH, DR, 14300 ft, MISSISSIPPIAN(9310) Garfield County BANYAN 2205 #1MOH-2, February 25 2019 11 22N 5W NENWNWNW API: 04725192 Lat: 36.40414173559139, Long: -97.70925698884612 CHAPARRAL ENERGY LLC HH, DR, …

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Wind Power day at the state capitol

Tuesday will be “Wind Day” at the state capitol as the industry plans a day of lobbying for support from legislators. More than 90 are expected to be part of the effort. The group OK WindPower will also release an updated economic impact statement. The new data will include current and projected positive economic impact …

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Lawsuit accuses firm of misleading shareholders about $3.8 billion acquisition of Alta Mesa

One of the large drilling operations in Oklahoma’s STACK formation has been sued by a pension fund and accused of violating SEC regulations. The class-action lawsuit by the Plumbers and Pipefitters National Pension Fund was filed several weeks ago in the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of New York against Silver Run Acquisition …

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Producers Alliance supports bill to protect vertical wells

The Oklahoma Energy Producers Alliance has come out in support of a House bill that would hold horizontal fracking well drillers responsible for damage caused by their operations. The group, comprised largely of vertical well drillers and supporters supports House Bill 1379 by Rep. Zack Taylor (R-Seminole). The bill will be heard Tuesday by the …

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Corporate spying case in Bartlesville draws national attention

The recent indictment of a Chinese engineer at the Phillips 66 operation in Bartlesville is attracting some national and international attention. And some contend it is only the latest sign that China has no intention of slowing down in its corporate spying operations in the U.S. The case came to light weeks ago as reported …

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Energy and climate change to be focus of Capitol Hill hearings this week

Energy and climate change will get a lot of attention this week on Capitol HIll where some congressional hearings will be held. A House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold a hearing Tuesday on “How Federal Infrastructure Policy Could Help Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change.” A House Energy and Commerce subcommittee will meet Thursday …

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Sack lunch time at the capitol as committee’s face deadlines

  With a deadline this week for some bills to be out of House and Senate Committees, the week could see some late night sessions for legislators. One news site is even suggesting there will be a lot of sack lunches prevalent at the capitol this week. One of those measures is the Workers’ compensation …

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Judge signs off on sale of some of bankrupt All American Oil and Gas in San Antonio

  While oil and gas companies are reporting record production, some are struggling financially. Witness the decision last week by a federal bankruptcy judge who approved the sale of most of San Antonio-based All American Oil and Gas Inc.s assets to its largest creditor. All American filed for bankruptcy last November. Last week, Chief U.S. …

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