Monday , March 25 2019

Oklahoma’s jobless numbers grew in February

For a second consecutive month, unemployment rose in February in Oklahoma according to a state agency. The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission reported the jobless rate rose 0.1 percent from January to reach 3.3 percent for February. However, the latest unemployment rate is still better than the 3.8 percent reported in …

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Permits to drill for March 22, 2019

Permits to drill for March 22, 2019. Alfalfa CountyWENNINGER A #1-22, March 21 2019 22 28N 12W NESWSWNE API: 00323303 Lat: 36.89314149888087, Long: -98.47547108955402 TRANS PACIFIC OIL CORPORATION SH, DR, 5900 ft, TONKAWA(4280), LANSING-KANSAS CITY(4510), DES MOINES(4850), MISSISSIPPI(5100), MISENER(5580), HUNTON(5590), SYLVAN(5600), VIOLA(5650), SIMPSON(5720) Canadian CountyNORTHERN DANCER 8-17-10-6 #3MXH, March 22 2019 …

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Completion reports for March 22, 2019

Completion reports filed on March 22, 2019. HUGHES COUNTY Trinity Operating (usg) Llc Woodford(5064): Gas 1523 Water 2562 Flow34 8N 10E Lola 1-4/9h, May 04, 2018 HH, GAS, TD: 15265 ft Lat: 35.11841, Long: -96.24555 API: 35063247580001

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Devon to seek new investors at New Orleans conference

  Devon Energy leaders will be among those seeking new investors at this week’s Scotia Howard Weil Energy Conference in New Orleans. They plan to make a presentation on Monday, March 25 and it will be available to the public on Devon’s website, www.devonenergy.com on Monday.

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Drilling rig counts decline in Oklahoma and across the U-S

Despite the jump to $60 a barrel for oil this past week, oil and gas drilling activity across the U.S. is still sagging slightly. The latest figures show a drop of 10 rigs nationwide, down to 1,016 according to figures from Baker Hughes Co. Oklahoma experienced a decline of 2 …

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Rep. Mullin tries again with bill to train tower workers

  Congressmen Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) and Dave Loebsack (IA-02) reintroduced bipartisan legislation that would create a program through the Federal Communications Commission to establish or expand job training programs for communications tower service, construction and maintenance. The Communications Jobs Training Act of 2019 would provide up to $20 million in …

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Chicken litter and mushroom compost help clean up Tar Creek Superfund site

While the initial clamoring reports focused on “mushroom compost” being used by the EPA in its cleanup of the Tar Creek Superfund Site in northeastern Oklahoma, in reality, it was one of three ingredients used by the agency. The revelation came in a recent Environmental Protection Agency report which indicated …

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Solar and wind industries aren’t so hot to support Green New Deal

The Green New Deal pushed by Democrats is not getting a major endorsement from many of the renewable energy companies in the U.S. Leaders of wind and solar firms think it’s unrealistic and also too politically divisive. Here’s how Reuters reports the lack of support: The cool reaction reflects the …

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Devon announces 2 proposed candidates for board of directors

The board of directors of Devon Energy Corp. announced that Ann G. Fox and Keith O. Rattie have been nominated to stand for election to the board at the company’s annual meeting of stockholders on June 5. Fox, 42, is the president and chief executive officer of Nine Energy Service …

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Crude oil prices topped $60 for first time in months

Crude oil prices topped $60 a barrel this week for the first time in nearly four months. Prices rose Wednesday after the government revealed figures showing how the American stockpiles of crude oil and refined fuels took a nose-dive last week. West Texas Intermediate crude futures settled 80 cents higher …

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