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Government just moved to make it cost more for drilling on public lands

Saturday, April 13
  The Biden administration’s continued war on the oil and gas industry took another step on Friday when the Interior Department finalized a new federal rule that will likely increase the cost of Continue reading » The post Government just moved to make it cost more for drilling on public lands first appeared on Oklahoma Energy Today... Read More

Growing worries about escalating warfare in the Middle East sent crude prices up on Friday

Friday, April 12
  The growing prospects of an Iranian response to an apparent attack by Israel that killed 7 Iranian military members in Syria resulted in a Friday 1% gain in crude oil prices. Some believe Iran Continue reading » The post Growing worries about escalating warfare in the Middle East sent crude prices up on Friday first appeared on Oklahoma Energy Today... Read More

Nation’s oil and gas rig count dropped while Oklahoma held steady

Friday, April 12
  The nation’s count of active oil and gas rigs dropped in the past week, falling by 3 and leaving 617 rigs pursuing new energy in the U.S. The rig count provided Continue reading » The post Nation’s oil and gas rig count dropped while Oklahoma held steady first appeared on Oklahoma Energy Today... Read More

Judge sends OKC landfill gas fight back to Oklahoma County District Court

Friday, April 12
  Oil and gas producers aren’t the only ones who can be used in disputes over royalty payments. The owners of the site where Oklahoma City created a landfill 12 years ago recently Continue reading » The post Judge sends OKC landfill gas fight back to Oklahoma County District Court first appeared on Oklahoma Energy Today... Read More

Chesapeake Energy and Southwestern prepare for special shareholders meetings to vote on proposed merger

Friday, April 12
  Chesapeake Energy has filed a proxy statement indicating it plans a special shareholders meeting to seek approval of its proposed $7.4 billion merger with Houston-based Southwestern Energy. But the filing with the Continue reading » The post Chesapeake Energy and Southwestern prepare for special shareholders meetings to vote on proposed merger first appeared on Oklahoma Energy Today... Read More

Farm supporters fight proposed solar project near Lawrence, Kansas

Friday, April 12
    Evergy’s plan for a 600-acre solar farm near Lawrence, Kansas has generated opposition by residents who believe it will remove valuable farmland from agricultural production. It even drew the attention Continue reading » The post Farm supporters fight proposed solar project near Lawrence, Kansas first appeared on Oklahoma Energy Today... Read More

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Friday, April 12
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Colorado Governor wants investigation of Xcel Energy’s decision to turn off power during high wind storm

Friday, April 12
  Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has entered the fray over Xcel Energy’s decision last week to shut off power during a weekend wind storm that packed winds of 100 miles an hour. He Continue reading » The post Colorado Governor wants investigation of Xcel Energy’s decision to turn off power during high wind storm first appeared on Oklahoma Energy Today... Read More

BNSF fights administration’s two-person train rule

Friday, April 12
  Burlington Northern Santa Fe, the freight train operator with tracks all throughout Oklahoma, is one of four railroads asking federal appeals court to throw out a new Biden administration rule requiring two-person train Continue reading » The post BNSF fights administration’s two-person train rule first appeared on Oklahoma Energy Today... Read More

Lankford, Mullin and others fight latest EPA rules targeting oil and gas

Friday, April 12
    U.S. Sens. James Lankford and Markwayne Mullin were among those forming a coalition of Republican lawmakers in introducing a bill to overturn the President’s environmental regulations targeting oil and gas Continue reading » The post Lankford, Mullin and others fight latest EPA rules targeting oil and gas first appeared on Oklahoma Energy Today... Read More