November 6, 2020 archive

Oil, gas and energy stocks had a massive ‘down’ day on Friday

As the U.S. held its collective breath awaiting the outcome of the presidential election and races for the House and Senate, investors apparently didn’t like what they saw and as a result oil and gas futures dropped in Friday’s trading. There’s only one word to describe what happened to Oklahoma and related energy stocks—DOWN! West …

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Inhofe shows anger over forced resignation of Nuclear Security agency

  The head of the National Nuclear Security Administration, Lisa Gordon-Hagerty resigned on Friday and Oklahoma U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe isn’t happy about it saying she was forced out of office by the Secretary of Energy. Inhofe ripped Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette who had been odds for a year with Gordon-Hagerty after he requested less …

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Completion reports for November 6, 2020

Completion reports filed on November 6, 2020. PITTSBURG COUNTY Trinity Operating Usg Llc Woodford-hunton: Gas 2712 Water 1903 Flow 12 7N 18E Donna 2-12/1h, June 07, 2019 HH, GAS, TD: 16030 ft Lat: 35.09220, Long: -95.35952 API: 35121248330000

Permits to drill for November 6, 2020

Permits to drill issued on November 6, 2020. Canadian County GLORIETTA 7_6-12N-8W #3MHX, March 12 2020 07 12N 8W SWSESWSW API: 01725614 Lat: 35.52300078055892, Long: -98.09365876957867 TRAVIS PEAK RESOURCES LLC MU, AM, 21473 ft, MISSISSIPPI(11055) Canadian County GLORIETTA 7_6-12N-8W #4MHX, March 18 2020 07 12N 8W SWSESWSW API: 01725615 Lat: 35.523000782066134, Long: -98.09372597768714 TRAVIS PEAK RESOURCES LLC …

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Drilling rig numbers grow nationally but slip in Oklahoma

  The nation’s oil and gas rig count increased by four to reach 300 in the past week, according to Baker Hughes Co. while Oklahoma’s rig numbers dropped by one. The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to see oil and gas employment numbers at low levels and more drilling rigs in storage for the …

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AEP shutting down coal-fired power plant in Texas

  A coal-fired power plant in Texas is being retired by American Electric Power and the company said it will also discontinue the use of coal in another of its Texas power plants. AEP, parent company of Public Service Company of Oklahoma announced it will shut down the 580-megawatt Pirkey Plant in Hallsville and will …

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EPA nomination watch in a Biden administration

  As the numbers are still being crunched in the “too close to call” presidential race, there’s growing speculation about who might get the nod to run the Environmental Protection Agency in a Biden administration. POLITICO reported that two names are in the speculation barrel to be picked to run the EPA. One is Mary …

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Keystone pipeline builder heads to court to get construction permit from one Nebraska county

  The Canadian company building the Keystone XL pipeline reportedly will go to court to get its construction permit from a rural county in Nebraska. The Omaha World Herald reports the vow came from a TC Energy spokeswoman after the Holt County Board of Adjustment voted to deny the construction permit until the firm agreed …

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$32 million lawsuit filed over New Mexico nuclear waste repository

  A subcontractor on New Mexico’s Waste Isolation Pilot plant, one that stores nuclear waste, has filed a $32 million lawsuit claiming the operator of the plant breached its contract to rebuild it. The suit was filed by Critical Applications Alliance, a firm hired by Nuclear Waste Partnership in 2018 in a $135 million contract  …

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First New Mexico launch set for this month by Virgin Galactic

  The first manned test flight into space by Virgin Galactic in New Mexico should occur this month and no doubt, those with Oklahoma’s Spaceport will be paying close attention. As the Associated Press reported, the flights of the company’s spacecraft, VSS Unity are planned between Nov. 19 and 23. Two previous test spaceflights were …

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