May 2019 archive

Very little letup in flooding in Oklahoma

  A state of emergency remains in effect for all 77 counties in Oklahoma because of the flooding, severe storms and tornadoes. According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health, 118 injuries have been reported by area hospitals. Oklahoma Office of the Chief Medical Examiner reports six fatalities attributed to flooding and severe weather. Female, …

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Dallas family reaches lawsuit settlement over natural gas blast that killed their 12-year old daughter

The family of a 12 year old Dallas girl killed last year in a natural gas explosion at her home has settled a lawsuit with Atmos Energy. Details of the settlement were not revealed in the lawsuit brought by the parents of Linda “Michellita” Rogers who was killed the morning of Feb. 23, 2018. The …

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Clean energy storage project announced in Utah

What is being billed as the world’s largest project of its kind is going to be built to store energy in in Utah. Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems and Magnum Development announced the initiative to launch the Advanced Clean Energy Storage project in the central part of the state. The initiative will develop 1,000 megawatts of …

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NGL tells investors there are numerous risks with their investments

Tulsa’s NGL Energy Partners has filed its annual report with the Securities and Exchange Commission and in it, offered warnings how its business could be adversely affected by rules against fracking, expansion of pipelines and changes in the nation’s Renewable Fuels Standard. In the report, the company stated that recent attempts to reduce or eliminate …

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OKC Water Trust gets high marks from Moody’s and Standard and Poor’s

As the Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust plans to break ground soon on a 100-mile Atoka to OKC waterline, the Trust has learned it has earned the highest possible ratings from Standard and Poor’s Global Ratings and Moody’s. They are two of the nation’s most respected financial rating agencies. The agencies reaffirmed OCWUT’s AAA and …

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Tulsa’s Unit Corporation to seek new investors at New York conference

  Management at Tulsa’s Unit Corporation are seeking new investors in the company. They plan to make a presentation Wednesday, June 5 at the Banker of America Merrill Lynch 2019 Energy Credit Conference in New York. it will be broadcast live over the Internet at 6:30 a.m. Central time and listeners will be able to …

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Texas judge rules against WOTUS

A federal court in Southern Texas gave a victory to those fighting the Obama administration’s push in 2015 to expand federal jurisdiction over small and isolated waters. The court said the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers had violated requirements of fair process in the WOTUS or Waters of the U.S. rules. …

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Unsafe drinking water discovered in Chickasha business

Flooding has resulted in drinking water problems in some parts of Oklahoma. The State Department of Environmental Quality has issued a boil order for customers of the Apex Fitness water system in Grady County because E. coli has been found in the water. Users are urged to use water that has been brought to a …

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Permits to drill for May 30, 2019

Permits to drill issued on May 30, 2019. Canadian County EVEREST 1107 #5UMH-24, May 29 2019 25 11N 7W NENENWNE API: 01725464 Lat: 35.405501670238166, Long: -97.8887484185154 CHAPARRAL ENERGY LLC HH, DR, 14650 ft, MISSISSIPPI LIME(9757) Canadian County EVEREST 1107 #6SMH-24, May 29 2019 25 11N 7W NENENWNE API: 01725465 Lat: 35.40550167418118, Long: -97.8886477528626 CHAPARRAL ENERGY LLC HH, …

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Completion reports for May 30, 2019

Completion reports filed for May 30, 2019. GARVIN COUNTY Casillas Operating Llc Woodford(7890): Oil 381 Gas 2279 Water 711 Flow 7 2N 2W Megatron 1-6-31wxh, August 05, 2018 HH, OIL, TD: 18686 ft Lat: 34.66592, Long: -97.45689 API: 35049252060000