January 3, 2023 archive

Turnpike Authority reapproves controversial contracts

  Oklahoma’s Turnpike Authority on Tuesday moved to correct an open meetings Act violation and reapproved nearly $42 million in contracts to the controversial turnpike plan that is opposed by Norman residents. The members voted in support of the contracts for the Access Oklahoma Project which is opposed in a lawsuit. A judge recently ruled …

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Permits to drill for January 3, 2023

Ellis County MICHAEL #1-22-27CHX, January 03 2023 22 17N 24W SWNENWNW API: 04523881 Lat: 35.9397148412066, Long: -99.75261085789981 CRAWLEY PETROLEUM CORPORATION HH, DR, 20395 ft, CHEROKEE(10550) Hughes County WARREN #6, January 03 2023 36 8N 8E CSESESE API: 06322657 Lat: 35.116661585864925, Long: -96.4071168497985 ATCHLEY RESOURCES INC SH, RC, 2890 ft, BOOCH(2776) Roger Mills County HARDIN #2-32, January 03 …

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Completion reports for January 3, 2023

CANADIAN COUNTY Camino Natural Resources Llc All Zones Producing: Oil 156 Gas 1229 Water 3375 Flow 26 11N 7W Little Sahara 1107 26-23-3wxh, October 29, 2022 HH, OIL, TD: 18252 ft Lat: 35.39273, Long: -97.91283 API: 35017258180000 CARTER COUNTY Xto Energy Inc Hewitt: Oil 104 Water 741 Pump 22 4S 2W Hewitt Unit 22-5702, November 01, 2022 SH, OIL, TD: 3645 ft Lat: 34.18843, Long: …

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Crude oil and Oklahoma energy stocks hit in New Year’s first day of trading

  On the first day of trading for the New Year, crude oil prices and Oklahoma energy stocks tumbled in value. One energy company plunged more than 22%. Oil prices dropped 4% and weak demand data from China and a stronger U.S. dollar were to blame. West Texas Intermediate crude slid more than 4% or …

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Lucas to be front and center in anti-ESG fight in Congress

  Rep. Frank Lucas will likely be among Republican leaders of a House committee who will be part of an anticipated anti-ESG backlash in Congress—a targeting of Wall Street and corporate America for paying too much attention to environmental concerns and not enough to making money. He sits on the House Financial Services Committee where …

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Feds want to know more about power outages during December “bomb cyclone”

  The “bomb cyclone” that hit Oklahoma and the rest of the U.S., knocking out power to an estimated 1.6 million customers of utilities drew the interest of federal regulators. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the North American electric Reliability Corp. are starting a joint investigation of what went wrong when Winter Storm Ellliott …

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Continental Resources makes final public filing

Continental Resources wrapped up its final public move since founder Harold Hamm acquired outstanding stock and returned the Oklahoma City company to private control in November 2022. The firm made a 15-12G filing on Tuesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The filing was a certification of termination of registration of a class of security …

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Cold weather and fires force shutdown of Colorado’s only oil refinery

  The only oil refinery in Colorado was shut down following extreme cold weather and two fires that damaged the Suncor Energy operation. It might be March before operations resume according to CPR News. Click here for CPR News  

Hearings start in Kansas for Grain Belt Express Transmission line

  The Energy Department plans a series of meetings in the coming weeks on development of the Grain Belt Express Transmission Line Project that will carry wind powered electricity from southwest Kansas through Missouri and to Illinois. The six public “scoping meetings” will focus on the project’s Environmental Impact Statement. They will be held in …

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Keystone pipeline returns to full operations following leak in Kansas

  Crude oil from Canada is once again flowing through the Keystone Pipeline to the Cushing hub in northern Oklahoma weeks after the line suffered a leak of 14,000 barrels of oil. The damaged section near Washington, Kansas was repaired and reopened in the past few days. TC Energy, the operator, said the 2,687 mile …

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