OK Energy Headlines

Regulators to consider Universal Service funding for 3 projects

Wednesday, March 20
The Oklahoma Corporation Commission will hold a regular meeting on Thursday to consider at least three proposed orders. One is the application of ATT Corp for funding from the Oklahoma Universal Service Fund for the... Read More

Cold enough this year to stop wind turbines in North Dakota

Wednesday, March 20
When temperatures plunged to nearly zero in Oklahoma in the past several weeks, it was much colder in the upper Midwest. So cold, it stopped wind farm operations in North Dakota. Here’s how... Read More

Lack of car-charging stations impacts electric car sales

Wednesday, March 20
Think you want to buy an electric car? The lack of EV chargers might make you reconsider, especially out here in what the east and west coast people call “flyover country.” Consider the... Read More

Ohio considers 46-cent-a-gallon gasoline tax

Wednesday, March 20
If Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine gets his wish, gasoline taxes in his state will be bumped up 18 cents a gallon to 46 cents a gallon, all in the name of raising more than $1... Read More

Houston petrochemical tank fire extinguished

Wednesday, March 20
The massive petrochemical fire near Houston had burned itself out as of Wednesday morning as investigators tried to determine what caused the blaze that burned for more than 3 days. No one was injured in... Read More

Traffic and road headaches get attention of Colorado legislators

Wednesday, March 20
With a $9 billion transportation project backlog, Colorado legislators are talking of doing one thing to pay for it—-raising money.  And they are in the midst of debating how to do it. The... Read More

Rep. Lucas says Green New Deal is a “bad deal”

Wednesday, March 20
Oklahoma Congressman Frank Lucas is among those who contends the Green New Deal pushed by Democrats is really a “bad deal” for American consumers. He says Congress should hold immediate hearings into the... Read More

Chesapeake fills nearly 60% of Senior Notes offered

Wednesday, March 20
      Chesapeake Energy Corporation in Oklahoma City says its private offers to exchange new 8% Senior Notes due 2026 resulted in $883.5 million in offerings. The company said it totaled 59.7... Read More

Water Lobby Day set for next week at state capitol

Wednesday, March 20
  Former Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson will be one of the speakers when an Oklahoma Water Lobby Day is held next week at the State Capitol. He will be among those taking part in the... Read More

Chaparral Energy saw big jump in trading on stock exchange

Wednesday, March 20
Oklahoma City’s Chaparral Energy Inc. saw shares jump 26 percent in trading on Tuesday. In higher than average trading, the oil and gas company saw stock prices add $1.16 and closed the... Read More