OK Energy Headlines

Regulators move ahead with proposed storage tank rules

Sunday, August 1
  The Oklahoma Corporation Commission is moving ahead with proposed rule changes for petroleum storage tank operations. The commission’s Petroleum Storage Tank Division held a virtual Industry Roundtable Meeting last month where staffers... Read More

Environmentalists fight to close Iowa coal plants

Sunday, August 1
  Coal-fired power plants in Iowa are the targets of environmental groups who are pressuring MidAmerican Energy to shut them down. Their pressure comes in the form of a law suit filed recently by... Read More

August Transportation Commission meeting scheduled for Monday, Aug. 2

Sunday, August 1
  The Oklahoma Transportation Commission’s monthly meeting is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 2, in the R.A. Ward Transportation Building, 200 N.E. 21st St., Oklahoma City. Members of the public... Read More

Completion reports for July 30, 2021

Sunday, August 1
CARTER COUNTY Continental Resources Inc Woodford(9102): Gas 102 Water 5998 Flow 32 1S 2W Gramercy 1-32-5-8xhw, February 04, 2021 HH, GAS, TD: 20000 ft Lat: 34.42121, Long: -97.42348 API... Read More

Permits to drill for July 30, 2021

Sunday, August 1
Beaver County MAGGIE #1-13, June 28 2021 13 4N 26EC NESENWNW API: 00725467 LATIGO OIL AND GAS INC SH, AM, 9345 ft, PERMIAN (COUN GROVE)(3100), KANSAS CITY(5710), MARMATON(5832) Ellis County SALLY... Read More

Devon interested in Shell’s Permian Basin holdings?

Saturday, July 31
  Reports indicate that Oklahoma City-based Devon Energy is among major energy firms possibly interested in the purchase of Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s portfolio of Permian Basin oil fields. ConocoPhillips is also... Read More

Increased dividend declared by Continental Resources

Friday, July 30
    Continental Resources Inc. declared an increase in a quarterly dividend on Friday. The Oklahoma City company’s board of directors declared a 15-cent a share dividend on the firm’s... Read More

Crude oil prices maintain their climb upward—stocks moved down

Friday, July 30
  While crude oil prices made gains to close the week of trading on Friday, Oklahoma energy stocks went the opposition direction. West Texas Intermediate crude for September delivery rose 33 cents to finish at... Read More

Republicans on House Science Committee ask for COVID-19 origins probe

Friday, July 30
Led by Oklahoma Rep. Frank Lucas, the ranking member of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, the remaining Republican members requested the Democratic leadership to begin an investigation into the origins of COVID... Read More

Rig numbers slipped in past week but were steady in Oklahoma

Friday, July 30
  Oklahoma’s rig activity was unchanged in the past week while the number of  rigs nationwide slipped according to the weekly count released on Friday by Baker Hughes Co. Oklahoma’s numbers... Read More