December 15, 2022 archive

Permits to drill for December 15, 2022

Dewey County RUBY #13-1H, December 15 2022 13 18N 15W SESESESE API: 04323770 Lat: 36.02954098860193, Long: -98.74361885733661 COMANCHE EXPLORATION CO LLC HH, DR, 14894 ft, MISSISSIPPI LIME(10769) Grady County SASQUATCH LIVES 20_17-10N-7W #1MHX, December 15 2022 20 10N 7W SESESESW API: 05124995 Lat: 35.320397488129316, Long: -97.96322071459046 TRAVIS PEAK RESOURCES LLC HH, DR, 24000 ft, MISSISSIPPIAN(10950) Kingfisher County …

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Completion reports for December 15, 2022

BLAINE COUNTY Continental Resources Inc 1 14N 13W West Blaine 1-1 Swd, January 05, 2022 null, COMM, TD: 8320 ft Lat: 35.71729, Long: -98.54226 API: 35011237800002 Continental Resources Inc 1 14N 13W West Blaine 1-1 Swd, January 05, 2022 null, DISP, TD: 8320 ft Lat: 35.71729, Long: -98.54226 API: 35011237800002 Continental Resources Inc 1 14N 13W West Blaine 1-1 Swd, …

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Crude oil prices dropped after 3 straight days of gains

  Some Oklahoma energy stocks recorded a more than 9% gain in Thursday’s trading as crude oil prices fell about 2% because of the fuel demand outlook and more interest rate hikes by global central banks. Crude prices dropped after three straight days of gains. West Texas Intermediate crude for January delivery dropped $1.17 or …

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Summit launches pipeline project in Lawton

  A pipeline upgrade by SummitUtilities will result in the availability of more natural gas to west Lawton, including the Goodyear tire manufacturing plant. The Southwest Ledger reported the project involves installation of 12 inch pipe, replacing the existing 10-inch line. Click here for Southwest Ledger

Regulators nervous about 2023 relocation from Jim Thorpe building

  Oklahoma Corporation Commissioners were told Thursday that a relocation site for the agency necessitated by a March start of $70 million in renovations to their headquarters building has yet to be found. Brandy Wreath, the General Administrator of the Commission said temporary sites have been found for some of the smaller agencies that also …

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Enverus rig count showed drop of 17 rigs in U.S.

  This week’s rig count from Enverus Foundations showed a major decline of 17 rigs, as the nation’s total number of oil and gas rigs slid to 860 as of the week ending Dec. 14. That includes a decline of four rigs in the Anadarko Basin leaving 87 in operation. The Williston Basin in North …

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Regulators squabble over closing winter storm utility rate cases

  An attempt by Oklahoma Corporation Commission chair Dana Murphy to the cases regarding the 2021 winter storm costs for four utilities turned into heated exchanges with Commissioner Bob Anthony who accused her of a “coverup.” During the Thursday morning meeting, Commissioner Anthony again raised charges that the Commission failed to hold public hearings on …

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Do something to save the Ogallala Aquifer—Kansas Water Authority

  The Kansas Water Authority decided this week it’s time for the state to stop draining the Ogallala Aquifer and save it fore future generations. Meeting in the northwest Kansas city of Colby, members unanimously approved a move urging the state government to take steps to stop the decline of the aquifer, which stretches across Western Kansas …

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Energy department hands out more geothermal energy funding

  While the University of Oklahoma moves rapidly ahead with a geothermal project to help heat Tuttle schools, the Energy Department announced this week $15 million in funding two similar projects, one in Colorado and another in California. A $9 million grant went to a project entitled “Geothermal Limitless Approach to Drilling Efficiencies in the …

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Colorado campus heated by sewage?

  One can only imagine the slang descriptions used by students at the National Western Center and Colorado State University’s growing Denver Spur campus about the heat provided by sewage. That’s right, sewage. The Colorado Sun reported how energy is pulled from one of Denver’s main sewage lines and transferred to clean water pipes at …

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