May 5, 2023 archive

Latest edition of Mitchell Talks Energy

Just what are Scott Mitchell and Jerry Bohnen discussing this week on Mitchell Talks Energy? Sometimes, their talk meanders into related fields of discussion as you’ll learn in this edition.

Coal to hydrogen study underway in Wyoming

  A utility operating in several Great Plains states launched a feasibility study into the potential of generating hydrogen from coal and its study is being carried out in Wyoming coal country Using a grant from the Wyoming Energy Authority, Black Hills Energy and researchers from Ohio State University to determine the possibilities of generating hydrogen …

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Solar panels are “eye sores” to Colorado residents

  Opposition to renewable energy projects sometimes isn’t so much about their dependency on the wind and sun, but their destruction of views. That’s right—some opponents feel the massive wind farms are unsightly. Now it’s the same argument being made by northwest Colorado residents to a proposed solar farm near the town of Meeker. They …

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PSO’s renewable energy project won praise from one Corporation Commissioner

  The $2.4 billion renewable energy plan of Public Service Company of Oklahoma won the praise of Oklahoma Corporation Commission chairman Todd Hiett before it was recently approved on a 2-0 commission vote. As he prepared to vote in support of the settlement agreement reached by the Attorney General, PSO and other groups, Hiett offered …

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Rig numbers drop even more across the Anadarko Basin and the U.S.

  The highest level reached by the active U.S. rig count during the week ended May 3 was 794, down by 18 rigs from the previous week’s high point, according to Enverus Foundations data. It cited the Anadarko Basin as recording the largest drop in rig activity. The count is down 5%, or 38 rigs, …

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ONE Gas honored with Safety Award

  ONE Gas was recently honored for the six consecutive year with an American Gas Association Safety Achievement Award for excellence in employee safety. The award was presented at the AGA 2023 Operations Conference on May 3 in Grapevine, Texas. ONE Gas was recognized for having the lowest incident rate for the number of days away …

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