OK Energy Headlines

Candidate accuses regulators of inaction on old cases

Monday, July 13
  The Libertarian candidate trying to unseat Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner Todd Hiett charged Monday that “yet another case of OCC fraud is coming up again.” Todd Hagopian sided with Commissioner Bob Anthony who... Read More

Oklahoma regulators to consider possible open in-person public hearings

Monday, July 13
  Oklahoma’s Corporation Commissioners meet Tuesday to consider a third extension of keeping their headquarters building at the state capitol closed to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic. Yet, there are indications... Read More

DEQ offers millions for truck emissions program

Monday, July 13
  Nearly $3.5 million is now available in Oklahoma under a program aimed at improving the environment through financing the repowering of trucks and buses in order to reduce harmful emissions. The Oklahoma Department... Read More

COVID-19 forces layoffs of 80 workers at Georgia-Pacific plant in Muskogee

Monday, July 13
  At least 80 workers at Muskogee’s Georgia-Pacific plant are being laid off and the company blames the COVID-19 pandemic. It is the first layoffs ever at the plant. The company... Read More

Energy news in brief

Monday, July 13
** Hess Midstream LP in Houston announced that it will hold a conference call on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss its second quarter 2020 earnings release. ** New Mexico... Read More

Energy secretary tells oil and gas industry to stay strong

Monday, July 13
U.S. Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette is optimistic that the nation’s oil boom will return in some shape or form. It’s what he shared Friday with reporters in Houston, presenting a... Read More

Concerns grow over abandoned oil wells in New Mexico

Monday, July 13
  The growing number of abandoned crude oil and natural gas wells in New Mexico concerns not only environmentalists but some state officials as well. One state official contends nearly 70% of New Mexico’... Read More

Court orders oil-producing part of Colorado to be included in air pollution regs

Monday, July 13
  A federal appeals court in the District of Columbia has ruled against the exclusion of an oil-producing part of northern Colorado from limits on air pollution. The Greeley Tribune reported the ruling applies... Read More

Dakota Access pipeline won’t be shut down immediately

Monday, July 13
  Even if the operator of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota complies with a federal judge to shut down the pipeline, the company contends it will take three months to empty the crude... Read More

Public energy report heavily redacted in Kansas

Monday, July 13
Why would the Kansas legislature redact significant portions of a recent report created as a guide for future energy policy decisions? It’s what some Kansans, including those focused on the environment, want to... Read More