January 27, 2023 archive

Permits to drill for January 27, 2023

Mcclain County BANSHEE 2029 #3H, January 27 2023 17 9N 4W NESESESE API: 08722407 Lat: 35.24843156083193, Long: -97.63667313527397 EOG RESOURCES INC MU, DR, 21000 ft, MISSISSIPPIAN(9110), WOODFORD(9180), HUNTON(9320) Pittsburg County IRENE #1-34/3H, January 27 2023 34 8N 17E SWNWNWSW API: 12124864 Lat: 35.122727457209585, Long: -95.50676043760181 TRINITY OPERATING USG LLC HH, RC, 16070 ft, MISSISSIPPIAN(7400), WOODFORD(7762)

Completion reports for January 27, 2023

completions: none were processed today

Oklahoma’s congressional delegation stands up to Biden’s use of SPR

  When the bill aimed at stopping President Biden’s political use of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve hits the U.S. Senate after winning approval Thursday in the House, Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford will be one of its strong advocates. After all, he was among Republican Senators who introduced their own version of the Act. “Only in …

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Large Colorado battery project launched by Xcel Energy

  Xcel Energy is expanding the monster renewable energy project it has near Pueblo, Colorado. The company announced it will build a 10-megawatt battery array the size of a football field near its Comanche coal-fired power complex in Pueblo reported The Colorado Sun. Click here for Colorado Sun

No change in oil and gas rig numbers in Oklahoma

  The number of oil and gas rigs exploring for oil and gas was unchanged in Oklahoma and the U.S. in the past week with a few of the shale oil areas reporting a slight gain. Oklahoma held steady at 64 rigs, same count as a week earlier. It was still higher than the 51 …

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Lucas frustrated over White House responses to his requests

  One would have to possibly forgive Oklahoma Congressman Frank Lucas if he doesn’t have kind things to say about the way the Biden White House communicates with him. It doesn’t. Rep. Lucas, chairman of the U.S. House Science, Space and Technology Committee has run into yet another stone wall by the Biden administration as …

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House approves bill targeting Biden’s use of Strategic Petroleum Reserve

  The stage is set for President Biden’s first rejection of a GOP-controlled House measure, one that targets his ability to use the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve for what Republicans say has been political purposes. The House on Thursday voted 221-205 in support of legislation to restrict his ability to release oil from the U.S. …

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Headlines of other stories

** The Biden administration announced that it would complete a 20-year withdrawal of 225,504 acres in a northern Minnesota forest area that is home to some of the largest domestic critical mineral reserves. ** U.S. natural gas futures dropped 4% to a 20-month low despite a big weekly storage draw, as forecasts called for milder …

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Colorado utility bills soar while regulators admit they’re helpless

  “I can’t remember seeing this level of pain in the consumer community since the 1970s .” It’s what Colorado Public Utility Commissioner John Gavan said recently about the spiking energy bills in his state. He admits there isn’t much his state agency can do about it because colder weather and higher gas prices are …

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Devon Energy expands grant program

  Devon Energy has opened applications for its 2023 grants to support organizations advancing diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) across its operating areas.    “We want to help address inequality and champion diversity in the communities where we live and work,” said Christina Rehkop, director of community relations for Devon. “Devon is expanding its Inclusion and …

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