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A bankruptcy milestone: Chesapeake plan approved, no changes to executive leadership expected

There is much that remains to be done before Chesapeake formally emerges from bankruptcy. But Doug Lawler, the company’s CEO,...

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U.S. Supreme Court will review case involving Oklahoma oil refinery, corn growers

An appeals court decision that invalidated a decision made by the Trump-led U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to allow a...

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Devon's and WPX's efforts to form Oklahoma's newest energy giant are done. Now, workforce integration begins

Devon Energy and WPX Energy have closed on their agreement to create a new company that holds a dominant position in the...

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Where will Oklahoma's energy industry go from here? The likely answer could surprise you

Presidential administrations and Congresses throughout the past 40 years undoubtedly worked to nudge the nation’s energy and...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 16, 2021

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Friday: Natural Gas — $2.76 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Friday:...

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Biggest-ever Love's Travel Stop reminds me why I love Love's but will wait awhile yet to stop in

Man, I love Love's, and I miss Love's, and I would love to hit the road so I could stop at a Love's just for the fun...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 15, 2021

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Thursday: Natural Gas — $2.67 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m....

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 14, 2021

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Wednesday: Natural Gas — $2.75 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m....

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 13, 2021

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Tuesday: Natural Gas — $2.74 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m....

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 12, 2021

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Monday: Natural Gas — $2.79 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Monday:...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 9, 2021

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Friday: Natural Gas — $2.70 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Friday:...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 8, 2021

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Thursday: Natural Gas — $2.68 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m....

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#ThrowbackThursday: 1950 oil well fire ignites days of drama

We are running a #ThrowbackThursday image each week, showcasing Oklahoma’s history. Be sure to follow us on Twitter...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 7, 2021

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Wednesday: Natural Gas — $2.72 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m....

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50-year-old Oklahoma energy company to close its doors as business evolves

Another Oklahoma business that played a significant role in growing the nation’s energy industry over the past half century is...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 6, 2021

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Tuesday: Natural Gas — $2.70 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m....

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 5, 2021

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Monday: Natural Gas — $2.60 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Monday:...

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OG&E reports power back for all customers who had outages

Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co. said Saturday that it had restored power to all of its thousands of customers left in the dark...

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This merger of equals creates a new energy giant in Oklahoma

Shareholders overwhelmingly agreed Wednesday to merge WPX Energy and Devon Energy into a new Devon in a pact the two companies...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Dec. 30, 2020

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Tuesday: Natural Gas — $2.44 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m....

By land and air, weather researchers track tornadic storms

NewsMay 16, 2019

SALINA, Kan. — For the first time in almost a decade, meteorologists from across the Midwest will track and intercept tornado birthing grounds as part of a large-scale collaborative research project. The TORUS Project, or Targeted Observation...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Dec. 29, 2020

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Monday: Natural Gas — $2.33 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Monday:...

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Oklahoma electrical failures are renewing a debate over the effectiveness of underground power lines

The Public Utilities Division of Oklahoma’s Corporation Commission is querying electric service providers across much of...

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A greener, rural-Oklahoma energy grid is generating jobs by the hundreds and revenues by the millions

Energy flowing across Oklahoma’s transmission grid turned greener this week. On Wednesday, Western Farmers Electric Cooperative...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Dec. 22, 2020

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Monday: Natural Gas — $2.70 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Monday:...

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Another Oklahoma energy company is exiting the business, but not how you might think

On Monday, Blueknight Energy Partners announced it is getting out of the oil and gas business, but in a way you might not...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Dec. 19, 2020

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Friday: Natural Gas — $2.71 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Friday:...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Dec. 18, 2020

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Thursday: Natural Gas — $2.66 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of Thursday:...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Dec. 17, 2020

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Wednesday: Natural Gas — $2.68 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m....

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Dec. 16, 2020

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Tuesday: Natural Gas — $2.67 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m....

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Seminole Nation's attempt to tax oil companies prompts swift response from Hunter, Stitt

The Seminole Nation recently began telling oil and gas companies that they are subject to taxes in the tribe’s “jurisdictional...

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Joe Biden selects former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm to lead Energy Department, reports say

President-elect Joe Biden will select former Michigan Gov.Jennifer Granholm to be Secretary of Energy, according to multiple...

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards: Receipts: 11,000, Last week: 16,925; Year ago: 9,720 Compared to last week:...

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SandRidge has a new home, one that isn't far from its old tower

SandRidge Energy continues to modify its operations. Earlier this month, it announced it had made its new home in Bricktown,...

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Florida is spending billions to improve power reliability, could Oklahoma follow suit?

Hurricanes and tropical storms are major headaches for Florida utility providers, but even garden-variety severe thunderstorms...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Dec. 12, 2020

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Friday: Natural Gas — $2.60 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Friday:...

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Oil and gas regulation in Indian Country? Oklahoma's Supreme Court will weigh in

Should tribes get to regulate oil and gas activities inside Indian Country? Oklahoma’s Supreme Court will weigh in. The court...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Dec. 11, 2020

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Thursday: Natural Gas — $2.57 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m....

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Dec. 10, 2020

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Wednesday: Natural Gas — $2.43 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m....

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Dec. 9, 2020

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Tuesday: Natural Gas — $2.44 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m....

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Dec. 8, 2020

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Monday: Natural Gas — $2.43 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Monday:...

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Burying power lines could prevent some future outages, but the astronomical cost might be too much to bear

When an ice storm hits, politicians lose power at their house just like everyone else and some of Oklahoma's representatives...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Dec. 5, 2020

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Friday: Natural Gas — $2.56 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Friday:...

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Oklahoma Corporation Commission reasserts regulatory authority after McGirt

A majority of Oklahoma’s elected Corporation Commission have decided the agency continues to have the authority to continue to...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Dec. 3, 2020

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Wednesday: Natural Gas — $2.75 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m....

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Higher bills coming for a half-million Oklahomans in January

Maybe we are just spoiled. But changing metrics in both the global and the nation’s natural gas markets are beginning to...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Dec. 2, 2020

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Tuesday: Natural Gas — $2.88 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m....

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Devon, WPX seek shareholder approval for merger plan on Dec. 30

Two separate oil and gas operators headquartered in Oklahoma hope to enter the new year with blessings from shareholders to...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Dec. 1, 2020

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Monday: Natural Gas — $2.94 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Monday:...

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Bill to repair October ice storm damages is on its way

Frustrated you lost electricity in this latest ice storm? Just wait until your bill is increased to pay for those repairs....

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Nov. 28, 2020

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Friday: Natural Gas — $2.85 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Friday:...

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Not a non sequitur: Commercial real estate watches the business world go round

A new "OKC Vitality Report" from Newmark Grubb Levy Strange Beffort is a good reminder that commercial landlords, property...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Nov. 24, 2020

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Monday: Natural Gas — $2.72 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Monday:...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Nov. 21, 2020

Natural Gas (Henry Hub) as of 4 p.m. EST Friday: Natural Gas — $2.65 per MMBtu Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Friday:...