September 15, 2023 archive

Black Mesa finds 1,500 barrel a day oil well in southern Oklahoma

  Tulsa-based Black Mesa Energy scored a large producing oil well in southern Oklahoma, a well with oil production of more than 1,500 barrels a day. The Wolf Pack 36-25-1S-4W SXH2, located about 2 miles east of the town of Alma, was spud in Stephens County in November 2022 and completed in January 2023. It …

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Completion reports for September 15, 2023

501125445 1002A 0905N04E C E2 SW NE 123238760001 BRAUM 4-9 3/13/2018 9/15/2023 501125482 1002A 1210N09W SE NE NE NE 015233310001 HONEY CREEK 1008 7-18-1MXH 6/15/2023 9/15/2023 501125448 1002A 2202N11E NE SE NE NE 029214350001 CLAY 1-15/10H 5/31/2023 9/15/2023

Permits to drill for September 15, 2023

None were filed today.

Crude oil prices in US stay above $90 on Friday’s close of trading

  Crude oil prices in the U.S. stayed above $90 a barrel in Friday’s trading and crept closer to $91. Oklahoma energy stocks fell mostly in the losing column. West Texas Intermediate crude, considered the benchmark crude in the U.S. rose 61 cents on Friday and finished at $90.77 a barrel on the New York …

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Oil and gas rig numbers rebound for a 2nd week in U.S.

For a second week, the U.S. saw a rebound in the drilling activity nationwide with an increase in the number of active oil and gas rigs, reported Baker Hughes in its weekly report issued on Friday. At the same time, Oklahoma held steady with a count of 39 rigs. But the number of rigs is still …

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Tesla round the world trip on Lawton made tires

By Mike Ray Southwest Ledger A famous IT consultant and electric car pioneer will make a fourth ’round-the-world trip in a Tesla EVwhile traveling on tires provided by a young Lawton man and produced by a Lawton manufacturer. Richard Routon, 22, bought the four tires that Rafael de Mestre will be riding on during “80eDays,” …

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House passes Sen. Mullin’s bill to protect combustion engines

  Oklahoma U.S. Sen. Markwayne Mullin’s intention of targeting California and the EPA for wanting to ban the sale of internal combustion engines is part-way there. The House passed his Preserving Choice in Vehicle Purchases Act and it had bipartisan support in winning approval. The measure could soon come before the full Senate. “We cannot …

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Oklahoma Broadband Office to hold “Digital Promise Tour”

  In the relaunch of an effort to attract potential internet providers, Oklahoma’s Broadband Office plans to conduct a second round of tour stops in cities and towns across the state. Broadband Office Executive Director Mike Sanders said the tour will begin next month in order to hear from Oklahomans about high-speed internet service expansion. …

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Colorado Governor to ban gas lawn mowers at state facilities

Skip to main content Known for his strong environmental activism, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has signed an executive order banning the use of gasoline powered lawn mowers at state facilities and that includes the State Capitol grounds. Under his order, gas-powered lawn and garden equipment will be phased out and replaced with electric equipment by …

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Unit Corp. names new executive officer

  Tulsa-based Unit Corporation will soon get a new Chief Accounting Officer and Controller. The company announced its Board of Directors promoted Dylan Cope to the position effective Oct. 1, 2023. The 37-year old Cope previously served as Business Operations Controller, a position he held since June 2021. He has held other various positions within …

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