November 11, 2020 archive

Completion reports for November 11, 2020

Completion reports filed on November 11, 2020. completions: none were processed today (holiday)

Permits to drill for November 11, 2020

Permits to drill issued on November 11, 2020. permits: none were processed today (Holiday)

Oklahoman to lead Biden’s Interior Department transition team

  Oklahoma native Kevin Washburn, once an Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs in the Department of Interior in the Obama administration has been named as part of apparent President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team. The OU graduate and citizen of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma will lead the Interior Department team as steps are underway for …

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Crude futures up slightly while energy stocks had a lukewarm Wednesday

  Investors who were hoping for improved trading of energy stocks on Wednesday didn’t get much of it. Sort of like sipping on cold coffee—unless of course you happen to like it cold. West Texas Intermediate crude for December finished up 9 cents for a gain of 0.22% at $41.45. Global benchmark Brent crude rose …

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Hunt Energy CEO to Speak Nov. 18 at OU About the ‘Energy Addition’

    Hunt Energy CEO Hunter Hunt of Dallas will discuss the growth of renewable energy and what that means for hydrocarbons on the Nov. 18 episode of the University of Oklahoma Energy Institute’s webcast. The Energy Institute announcement said his message comes at a time when many people are talking about the upcoming “energy transition,” …

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Gas discovery in Norwegian Sea by ConocoPhillips

  ConocoPhillips announced a major new gas condensate discovery in the Norwegian Sea off the coast of Norway. The site is located 22 miles northwest of the Heidrun Field and 150 miles from Norway. Preliminary estimates place the size of the discovery between 50 and 190 million barrels of recoverable oil equivalent, according to the company. …

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Tribe partners with GRDA to build electric substation in Shawnee

  A new electrical substation has gone operational at Shawnee’s Iron Horse Industrial Park, courtesy of the Grand River Dam Authority and the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. The two created a partnership to build the substation and locate it on the park that is owned by the Indian tribe. The new facility allows the tribe to …

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Best ranked tech cities? None in Oklahoma

    A large swath of middle U.S.A. is void of any cities making the 2020 list of CompTIA’s Tech Town Index…a list of those cities with the best high technology industries. Oklahoma didn’t make the list. Neither did Kansas, Nebraska and the Dakotas. But two cities in Texas were on the list and some …

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Evergy denies report it received $15 billion NextEra Energy acquisition offer

  Kansas-based Evergy is denying a published report that it has turned aside a $15 billion acquisition bid from NextEra Energy. Reuters had reported that anonymous sources had indicated Evergy, a utility with customers in Kansas and Missouri, turned down NextEra’s offer, to which Evergy replied with a statement saying “there is currently no offer …

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Concern grows about drilling near Colorado’s Chimney Rock national monument

At the request of Colorado and local officials, federal agencies are considering offering more time for public comment on a proposed leasing of federal land for drilling near the historic Chimney Rock National Monument.The monument is located between Pagosa Springs and Durango in the southern part of the state.Nearly 9,000 acres of public land is …

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