August 20, 2020 archive

Completion reports for August 20, 2020

Completion reports filed on August 20, 2020. completions: none were processed today

Permits to drill for August 20, 2020

Permits to drill issued on August 20, 2020. Kay County LADY JANE #4-33, August 20 2020 33 28N 5E W2NENWNW API: 07124920 Lat: 36.868018901916535, Long: -96.77678599792053 MACKEY CONSULTING & LEASING LLC SH, DR, 3300 ft, NEWKIRK(1500), COTTAGE GROVE(2100), TRUE LAYTON 405LYTNT 2250 8 RED FORK(3000), CLEVELAND(2700), BIG LIME(2800), OSWEGO(2850), SKINNER(2900)

Website at Oklahoma Corporation Commission to be temporarily offline on Saturday

  The Oklahoma Corporation Commission’s website will be down this week and unavailable for use for a few hours. The Commission’s Office of Public Information made the announcement Thursday afternoon. “Greetings stakeholders,  The Corporation Commission’s website will be unavailable on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CST. This will allow the state …

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As oil slipped, so did the value of oil and gas stocks in Oklahoma

  When jobless claims took an unexpected increase on Thursday in the U.S. resulting in a drop in oil futures, it was felt by the oil and gas companies with Oklahoma connections and operations. SandRidge Energy took a nose-dive of 8.70% or 16 cents a share, ending the day at $1.68. Devon Energy fell 3.61% …

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Oil prices pull back as worries linger over demand

    A rise in weekly U.S. jobless claims is blamed for the drop in oil futures in Thursday’s trading. Also blamed are concerns about the outlook for demand shaken by minutes of the Federal Reserve’s last meeting. West Texas Intermediate crude for September delivery declined 35 cents, or 0.8%, to finish at $42.58 a barrel, …

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Yellowstone buffalo transferred to Oklahoma Indian tribes

  Four Indian tribes in Oklahoma are among 16 Native Nations that have received at least 40 head of Yellowstone Buffalo bred and raised at Yellowstone National Park. Through the InterTribal Buffalo Council, the animals were receivd by the Oklahoma tribes including the Modoc Nation, the Quapaw Nation, the Cherokee Nation and the Cheyenne and …

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Energy companies await natural gas prorationing decision by Oklahoma regulators

  Energy producers in Oklahoma have had their say whether the Corporation Commission should continue with a 50% prorationing rate on unallocated gas wells. Some say the rate should be higher. Some believe it should be continued at the 50% rate. No decision was reached Thursday as the three commissioners heard arguments for and against …

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Energy news in brief

** China refineries processed a record amount of crude oil last month, and now they are looking to the U.S. to find crude. China is looking to book oil tankers for August and September to ship at least 20 million barrels of U.S. crude, according to Reuters. ** The plunge in crude tanker demand in July was the steepest fall since …

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Stillwater to lose American Airlines service due to COVID-19 pandemic

  Hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, American Airlines is making more drastic moves including the dropping of service to numerous smaller airports nationally including regional service in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Other airports in the region included Roswell, New Mexico and Joplin, Missouri. The Oklahoma Office of Workforce Development noted that American and the other U.S. passenger carriers …

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Oil and gas industry and environmentalists at odds over BLM sale of lands

  The government’s plan to sell more public lands to the oil and gas industry in New Mexico still has people at odds—environmentalists are against it while industry leaders say it will put oil and gas operators in a better financial position. The federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM)has proposed a lease sale of about …

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