March 11, 2023 archive

Rig count steady in Oklahoma but national numbers declined

  Oklahoma’s oil and gas rig count held steady in the past week while the national count dropped by 3 to 746 according to the Baker Hughes Co. report released on Friday. Oklahoma remained at 61 rigs. Nationally, the count included a decline of 2 oil rigs to 590 while the number of gas rigs …

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Oklahoma Representatives voted to fight Biden’s new WOTUS rule

  When the U.S. House voted recently to overturn the Biden administration’s expanded WOTUS rule, all five members from Oklahoma voted to fight the President’s latest environmental move. Reps. Bice, Brecheen, Cole, Hern and Lucas were among the 227 who voted to overturn the rule they contend is an example of the President’s environmental overreach …

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Short energy reads

** Senator Joe Manchin (D., W.V.), chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, announced Friday that he would reject yet another Biden nominee, arguing that the administration is pandering to climate radicals. The move came after Manchin sank the nomination of Gigi Sohn to the Federal Communications Commission earlier this week. ** Al Gore has warned it …

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