September 1, 2023 archive

Took Kansas regulators nearly 22 months to approve Evergy’s energy efficient program request

  Kansas Corporation Commissioners, in a special meeting on Friday, gave approval to a set of energy efficiency programs for Evergy’s 1.6 million customers. The program will include rebates and discounts on efficient HVAC systems and free thermostats. Evergy asked for the approval in December 2021 and it took state regulators until this month to …

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Nation’s oil rig losses slow while Oklahoma holds steady

  The decline of the number of oil and gas rigs across the nation and in Oklahoma slowed to a trickle in the past week, according to the latest figures from Baker Hughes Co. The U.S. count fell by one, leaving 631 active rigs while Oklahoma was unchanged with 39 rigs. A year ago, there …

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Crude oil closed with a gain before Labor Day weekend

  Crude oil prices reached their highest mark on Friday in 7 months as both WTI and Brent crude rose nearly $2 a barrel, ending a two-week losing streak, because of expectations of tightening supplies. West Texas Intermediate crude went up $1.92 to $85.55 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, the highest since …

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