November 2020 archive

Completion reports for November 30, 2020

Completion reports filed on November 30, 2020. completions: none were processed.

Permits to drill for November 30, 2020

Permits to drill issued on November 30, 2020. Coal County LDC #3-23/26H, November 13 2020 23 2N 9E NESWNENW API: 02921399 Lat: 34.63433340069251, Long: -96.33148187071448 CANYON CREEK ENERGY ARKOMA LLC MU, AM, 13938 ft, WOODFORD(6350) Coal County LDC #4-23/26H, November 13 2020 23 2N 9E NESWNENW API: 02921398 Lat: 34.6343388981258, Long: -96.33153173280793 CANYON CREEK ENERGY ARKOMA LLC …

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Crude oil futures dropped in Monday’s trading along with energy stocks

  Crude oil futures and Oklahoma energy stocks walked hand in hand into the loss column in Monday’s trading. West Texas Intermediate crude for January delivery fell 19 cents or 0.4% in trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange and finally settled Monday at $45.34 a barrel. The slide came on the last day of …

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Wyoming oil and gas industry relief project underway

  A plan to create a $30 million program to help Wyoming oil and gas operators was launched in November and already the response has been high. The Casper Star-Tribune reported the project, using coronavirus relief funds will cover expenses of nearly 300 oil and gas projects and also create nearly 5,500 jobs over the …

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Energy symposium to feature Texas congresswoman

Texas Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher, the author of the Fossil Energy Research and Development Act of 2019 which expanded federal research into carbon capture will deliver a talk Tuesday at the University of Texas’s Energy Institute Symposium. The District 7 U.S. Representative will speak about congressional priorities for U.S. energy policy in the upcoming 117th Congress …

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Light snowfall in Oklahoma forecast this week

  Northeast Oklahoma could see light snowfall this week following the arrival of cold air early Monday morning as temperatures dropped into the teens and mid 20s in some areas of the state. Northwest Arkansas could also receive snowfall according to the Oklahoma Mesonet State Climatologist Gary McManus explained it is all in the “timing.” …

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Historic low oil and gas drilling reported in Colorado

With only four to five drilling rigs in operation, oil and gas drilling in Colorado has plunged to historic lows. Colorado Public Radio reports oil production for the period May to August was down 13% compared to the same time period a year earlier, making it the steepest four-month plunge for producers since 2001. Click …

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Energy news in brief

** A rapid proliferation of solar farms puts Texas on a course that could see it eventually surpass California as the nation’s leader in solar capacity reported the Wall Street Journal. ** Enbridge sues the state of Michigan in federal court in hopes of stopping the Whitmer administration’s attempt to shut down Line 5 in the Straits of Mackinac. ** Candidates in …

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New Mexico now tracks water used in fracking

  The extreme drought in 2020  has prompted New Mexico regulators to force oil and gas operators to report the amount of water used in the drilling and completion of wells. Operators had previously been required to report how much water was injected into storage wells but not for well completions. Click here for story …

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Arlington, Texas shuts down drilling claiming a violation of fracking rules

  The city of Arlington, Texas forced the shutdown of a natural gas drilling site last week claiming the operators violated the city’s gas drilling ordinance through fracking rules violations. TEP Barnett was forced to stop drilling after an environmental group videotaped smoke coming from  the well site which is near the Arlington municipal airport. …

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