March 17, 2021 archive

Completion reports for March 17, 2021

HUGHES COUNTY Trinity Operating Usg Llc 21 7N 10E Dora 3-21/28h, September 10, 2018 SH, DRY, TD: 506 ft Lat: 35.06567, Long: -96.25579 API: 35063248440000

Permits to drill for March 17, 2021

Caddo County SUSIE #6, March 17 2021 01 6N 13W S2NWSWSE API: 01522091 Lat: 35.01680651246793, Long: -98.52278964293158 CHACO ENERGY COMPANY SH, RC, 8768 ft, CHESTER(2855), CANEY(5096), SYCAMORE(5317), VIOLA UPPERTHRUST(7873) Grady County SANDY CREEK RANCH #6-19-30XHW, March 17 2021 19 4N 5W SWNWNENE API: 05124816 Lat: 34.81086058301255, Long: -97.76019685936672 CONTINENTAL RESOURCES INC MU, DR, 25496 ft, SYCAMORE(14890), WOODFORD(15297), …

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Crude oil prices rebounded in Tuesday’s trading

  Crude oil prices bounced back after three days of losses at the end of Tuesday’s trading. Oklahoma energy prices responded with increases in some cases and losses in others. West Texas Intermediate crude for April delivery went up 18 cents to $61.67 a barrel. Global benchmark Brent crude for April delivery rose 13 cents …

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Senator pushes to keep US independent for energy and minerals

  Even as the Biden administration takes steps that oil and gas supporters contend will increase the nation’s reliance on foreign energy supplies, a US Senate committee this week held a hearing examining ways to reduce the country’s reliance on foreign supply chains and increase US manufacturing. Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford took part in the …

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SEC considers asking companies about climate related risks

  With a growing focus from financial institutions on climate change, another government agency is considering applying more pressure for companies to reveal their climate-related risks. The Securities and Exchange Commission, which deals with publicly-traded oil and gas firms, including those in Oklahoma plans to explore the issue. As The Hill reported this week, the …

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New Mexico natural gas emissions increased last year

  New data showed that natural gas emissions increased last year in New Mexico while spills from the oil and gas industry declined. The data came from the Center for Western Priorities which released its annual spill tracker report this week, detailing numbers of oil and produced water spills along with natural gas emissions tracked in multiple …

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Oklahoma senators endorsed new SBA administrator

  Small businesses in Oklahoma who deal with the Small Business Administration now get a new SBA administrator. The US. Senate voted 81-17 this week to confirm Isabel Guzman who had been nominated by President Biden She had the support of Oklahoma Sens. Jim Inhofe and James Lankford. As SBA administrator, Guzman will oversee the …

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More utilities seek storm cost relief from Oklahoma regulators

  Oklahoma Corporation Commissioners are asked to approve more requests by utilities seeking ways to avoid an immediate and direct pass-through of billions of dollars in February storm costs. One of the requests to be considered at a Thursday meeting of the commission is from Oklahoma Gas and Electric whose parent company, OGE Energy Corp. …

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Icahn gains seats on FirstEnergy Corp.

  Investment activist Carl Icahn, the billionaire who controls Oklahoma’s SandRidge Energy and refinery operator CVR Energy is at it again. This time, he has struck a deal with Ohio-based utility FirstEnergy Corp. to give him two seats on the company’s board which is being expanded to 14 members as a result of the agreement. The …

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Controversial northern Oklahoma wind farm becomes operational

A northern Oklahoma Duke Energy wind farm that was opposed by some Newkirk residents who alleged was secretly approved in 2019 by officials has gone operational. The Frontier Windpower II wind farm in Kay County is a 350 megawatt farm and the largest wind power project in the fleet owned and operated by Duke Energy …

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