March 2, 2021 archive

Completion reports for March 2, 2021

LOGAN COUNTY Red Bluff Resources Operating Llc Mississippi(6459): Oil 465 Gas 944 Water 1396 Pump 32 17N 4W 4 S Ranch 3-32mh, December 07, 2018 HH, OIL, TD: 11391 ft Lat: 35.89922, Long: -97.65389 API: 35083244340000

Permits to drill for March 2, 2021

Carter County SW WILDCAT JIM DEESE UNIT #4-1, March 02 2021 01 2S 3W SWNESESE API: 01926433 Lat: 34.40719520247438, Long: -97.45857667331555 MACK ENERGY CO DH, DR, 4600 ft, DEESE(3195) Grady County CUNNINGHAM #3-32-5XHW, March 04 2020 32 7N 6W NWSWNENW API: 05124770 Lat: 35.04157389376633, Long: -97.8591175809717 CONTINENTAL RESOURCES INC MU, AM, 24159 ft, MISSISSIPPIAN(13782), MISSISSIPPI LIME(13992), WOODFORD(14234) …

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US crude drops below $60 mark in Tuesday’s trading

  Crude oil prices took another dip in Tuesday’s trading as U.S. crude fell below the $60 mark. West Texas Intermediate crude for April delivery dropped 89 cents to $59.75 a barrel in trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Brent crude for May delivery, considered the global benchmark dropped 99 cents to $62.70 a …

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OK regulators approve move to delay gigantic ONG gas bills

  Customers of Oklahoma Natural Gas won’t be seeing any immediate increase in their monthly bills after the utility was hit with an estimated $1.5 billion in extraordinary gas costs during the February winter storm. The Oklahoma Corporation Commission in a 3-0 vote on Tuesday approved a financial maneuver that allows ONG to “park” the …

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Tulsa energy firm’s fraud and theft lawsuit moved to New Mexico

  A lawsuit filed by Tulsa-based White Buffalo Environmental, Inc. against former employees in Texas and New Mexico is being transferred to New Mexico federal court on orders of Tulsa federal Judge Gregory K. Frizzell. The lawsuit filed by company president Steve McFarlin accused former employee Natalie Gladden and others of conspiring in 2019 to …

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Texas Utilities Commission chair resigns over storm disaster

  The winter storm that pounded Texas and resulted in deaths and rolling electrical blackouts led to another resignation this week—that of DeAnn Walker who chaired the Public Utilities Commission of Texas. She resigned under pressure including a call by Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick who not only wanted Walker’s resignation letter but that of …

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Senate committee vote set on Interior Secretary nominee

  Her views on the environment are considered to be too extreme for Republicans on the U.S . Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee, but the committee will vote Thursday on the nomination of Rep. Deb Haaland to be the Biden administration’s Interior Secretary. Many observers think the New Mexico Democrat will win a positive …

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Colorado Senate approved controversial appointees to Oil and Gas Commission

  Republicans in the Colorado State Senate fought the appointments of Gov. Jared Polis to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission but in the end, their arguments over the lack of appointees from rural areas of the state fell by the wayside. The Colorado Senate approved the panel of so-called experts who will make …

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Eminent domain ban proposed against transmission line in Missouri

  Missouri legislators prepare to take up a bill that would ban utility companies from taking land through the use of eminent domain. The bill is aimed at the Grain Belt Express power project which is designed to carry wind-powered electricity from south west Kansas to the state of Illinois. The transmission line must go …

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OK Governor names new tax commissioner

  After being the Oklahoma State Budget Director for the past two years, Shelly Paulk was named to the Oklahoma Tax Commission by Gov. Kevin Stitt. Paulk has worked with the state of Oklahoma since November 2016 and was promoted to State Budget Director in 2019.   Click here for story from McCarville Report.