Tulsa CEO calls on state to offer incentives for companies to plug abandoned wells in Oklahoma


The head of a Tulsa based energy solutions company suggests Oklahoma can take great strides in solving its thousands of abandoned and unplugged oil and gas wells by taking advantage of the emerging voluntary carbon market.

Writing in the Sunday Oklahoman’s Viewpoints section, Staci Taruscio, CEO of Rebellion Energy Solutions, called on the state to incentivize “companies to invest in the reclamation of orphan wells.” She said by doing so,, ,the state can create a taxable revenue stream and high-quality jobs.

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Her company website describes Rebellion Energy Solutions as a woman-led business with a multi-talented team of experts committed to creating sustainable solutions through oilfield cleanup and environmental justice in a comprehensive effort to restore the land, reduce harmful carbon emissions, and create taxable revenue streams for communities.

Click here for Oklahoman’s Viewpoints section