August 27, 2020 archive

Completion reports for August 27, 2020

Completion reports filed on August 27, 2020. CARTER COUNTY Mack Energy Co 6 2S 2W Sw Wjdu 5-2i, May 27, 2020 SH, INJ, TD: 4415 ft Lat: 34.40751, Long: -97.45386 API: 35019263390001 ELLIS COUNTY Fourpoint Energy Llc Cleveland(9020): Oil 384 Gas 795 Water 900 Pump 11 18N 24W Cutthroat 2×35-19-24 1hb, March 28, 2020 HH, GAS, TD: 20039 ft Lat: 36.05642, Long: …

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Permits to drill for August 25, 2020

Permits to drill issued on August 25, 2020. Love County BROOKS #1-22H15X, February 25 2020 22 7S 2E SWSWSESW API: 08521316 Lat: 33.92646372115591, Long: -97.08641115824493 XTO ENERGY INC MU, AM, 28400 ft, MISSISSIPPIAN(14500), WOODFORD(17463), SYLVAN(17668)

Storm sent energy stocks down

While Hurricane Laura hit the southern U.S., Thursday’s trading proved to also be stormy for Oklahoma related energy firms as they suffered drops in trading. Devon Energy was barely an exception as prices rose 5 cents or 0.47% to settle at $10.76. Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. dropped 0.60% or 2 cents to reach $3.29. Cypress …

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U.S. oil prices suffer first loss in 4 sessions as Laura smacks Gulf Coast

  As Hurricane Laura, one of the strongest hurricanes in years, hit Louisiana and Gulf Coast states, oil futures dropped. The slide in prices ended a three-session streak of increases in U.S. prices. But traders apparently bet on a fast recovery for the energy market. “Historically, hurricanes lead to widespread shut-ins, but production is immediately …

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Utility fights settled by Oklahoma regulators

  Oklahoma regulators this week split their support when it came to territorial fights involving electrical service providers. The Corporation Commission sided with one cooperative in a separate case and took the side of an investor-owned utility in another case. The Oklahoman’s Jack Money explored the issue in this story.

Appeals court dismisses challenge to Kansas plan to protect prairie chicken

  A fight over a conservation plan by the state of Kansas to protect  lesser prairie-chicken has resulted in a Denver Federal Appeals Court ruling against the environmental group called the Kansas Natural Resource Coalition. In a ruling this week, the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling that dismissed the …

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Evergy’s President and CEO to retire this year

  The President, CEO and director Evergy, Inc. based in Kansas City, Terry Bassham announced he intends to retire this year. He informed the board of his decision and plans to serve until his successor is named. The Board has formed a search committee to complete the company’s CEO succession process. The committee will review …

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Congressional members urge permanent expansion of telehealth services

  Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) led 49 of his colleagues on a letter to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma encouraging permanent expansion of telehealth services. At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic this spring, Administrator Verma temporarily expanded requirements for telehealth services to Medicare and Medicaid recipients, allowing both rural …

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Oklahoma lends help to Louisiana for Hurricane response

  Oklahoma sent help to Louisiana as Hurricane Laura roared out of the Gulf of Mexico and hit the state. Gov. Kevin Stitt sent an Oklahoma Type III Urban Search and Rescue Team with water rescue capabilities.   “In times of need, the State of Louisiana has faithfully stepped up to help our state and …

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Equity firm makes $40 million deal to acquire tank-cleaning firm in Houston

BESign In Ara Partners, a private equity firm that invests in low-carbon and cost-saving technology, is acquiring a Houston company that makes equipment to clean above ground storage tanks and rail tank cars in a deal estimated at approximately $40 million reported the Houston Chronicle. The company, Path Environmental Technology, employs about 75 workers and …

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