November 17, 2020 archive

Completion reports for November 17, 2020

Completion reports filed on November 17, 2020. KINGFISHER COUNTY Bce-mach Llc Mississippian(6962): Oil 35 Gas 19 Water 35 Gaslift 34 18N 6W Steele 1806 2-34mh, August 14, 2020 HH, OIL, TD: 12367 ft Lat: 35.99966, Long: -97.83063 API: 35073266250000

Permits to drill for November 17, 2020

Permits to drill issued on November 17, 2020. Blaine County KRACKEL #31-1H, November 16 2020 31 18N 12W SESWSESE API: 01123708 Lat: 35.985876628459415, Long: -98.51417924725587 STAGHORN PETROLEUM II LLC HH, RC, 14987 ft, MORROW(8593) Custer County DORIS #4-12, November 16 2020 12 14N 18W SWSESENW API: 03922590 Lat: 35.70427620644705, Long: -99.06780642974152 DUNCAN OIL PROPERTIES INC SH, DR, …

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Energy stocks came back to earth in Tuesday’s trading

  Tuesday’s Wall Street trading brought the reality to some Oklahoma energy companies that what goes up also must come down, this after some amazing increases recorded on Monday. West Texas crude for December contracts dropped 20 cents or less than one-half of a percent to $41.23 a barrel. Benchmark Brent crude slipped 7 cents …

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Hirings resume at Halliburton’s Duncan operations

  Following layoffs into the thousands amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Halliburton has resumed hirings at its southern Oklahoma operations in the city of Duncan. Halliburton’s website listed the areas of employment at its Duncan operations and the Oklahoma Office of Workforce Development indicated at least 170 workers will be hired. The state announcement came from …

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Nervous oil and gas industry leaders in North Dakota

  Oklahoma oil and gas industry leaders are far from being alone in their nervousness over what a Biden administration means for them. After all, it is a place where Oklahoma City-based Continental Resources became a major player in oil production. Same in North Dakota where they too are filled with anxiety about his proclaimed …

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Texas lawmaker wants higher fees for EV users

  A lawmaker in Texas wants to do what was attempted a few years ago in Oklahoma—collect more tax revenue from owners of electric vehicles and hybrids because they don’t pay gasoline or fuel taxes or as much as vehicles powered by gasoline and diesel fuel. Republican state Rep. Ken King of Hemphill filed the …

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Devon Energy provides more than 800 holiday meals to Oklahomans

  Devon Energy has donated boxed Thanksgiving meals for more than 800 families in western Oklahoma. The donations were made to residents in El Reno, Geary, Kingfisher, Hinton and Weatherford and through the Regional Food Bank.   “Devon is committed to serving our community,” said Christina Rehkop, the company’s director of community relations. “We know …

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Support grows for New Mexico congresswoman to be named head of Interior

  New Mexico congresswoman Deb Haaland received more support this week to be named Interior secretary under a Biden administration. House Natural Resources Chair, Rep. Raul Grijalva, a Democrat from Arizona, in a letter to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus urged her appointment. He declined to seek the position saying he felt “most useful” in his …

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Energy news in brief

** Quebec announces it will ban the sale of new gasoline-powered cars by 2035 according to Reuters. ** A coalition of utilities, electric vehicle makers and mineral producers have formed a new association called the Zero Emission Transportation Association to push for 100 percent electric vehicle sales by 2030, reported POLITICO. ** Canadian officials claim Michigan Gov. Gretchen …

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Senate committee okays energy and water funding bills

    Bills to fund flood prevention on Oklahoma’s Arkansas River and the state’s water comprehensive plan were among those passed this week out of the Senate Appropriations Committee. U.S. Sen. James Lankford, a member of the Committee announced what he called significant advancements for agriculture, energy and water, environmental and transportation policies in the …

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