Fracking criticism not true, expert says
The controversial drilling technique hydraulic fracturing uses 90 percent water, and criticism that it harms the environment is not true, Brian Woodard, of Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association, said Monday.
Okla. House clears natural gas fuel tax credit
Extending a $2 million tax credit for converting gas-powered vehicles to cleaner fuels, such as hydrogen and compressed natural gas, awaits Gov. Mary Fallin's approval after the Oklahoma House passed the bill Monday.
Lakeside leases could lead to energy
Mineral rights on land, which may be auctioned off by the city of Chickasha directly deals with the South Central Oklahoma Oil Provence, said City Manager Stewart Fairburn.
GE to build Oklahoma facility that will look at shale deposits, technology needed to properly excavate
General Electric (NYSE: GE) today announced that it will build a new Global Research Center in Oklahoma dedicated to driving innovation and technological advancements in the oil and gas sector and bringing products to market faster.
Continental Resources becomes part of Grady County community
Continental Resources wants to do a lot more for Grady County than just excavate oil.
Senior Vice President of Operations Rick Muncrief said the energy giant said safety, education and leadership development have always been topics that resonated with the employees of Continental Resources.
Local company benefits from advent of SCOOP
There is no question that large energy companies like Continental Resources will find a lot of value in the SCOOP. It's discovery and excavation will lead to billions of barrels of oil and natural gas.
Shale deposits similar to the SCOOP have produced revenue totaling in the trillions of dollars across the country.
Inhofe, other senators write letter on issue that could affect SCOOP profits
Senator Jim Inhofe, along with a bi-partisan group comprised of five senators, wrote a letter to the secretary of the United States Department of Energy this week outlining the importance of domestic and international sales of liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Select Energy opens new local office
Select Energy will hold its grand opening today after soliciting property from the Chickasha Economic Development Corporation.
SCOOP provides product for natural gas companies
Energy is limited to crude oil. This is a common impression many people have when it comes to the energy industry, but it is amazingly incorrect.
Natural gas in its liquid form and as a gas are currently being extracted from the South Central Oklahoma Oil Province by companies like gas processor and gatherer DCP Midstream.
Energy companies descend on county office, towns
The Grady County Clerk's office has seen a massive increase in activity over the last year according to County Clerk Sharon Shoemake.
"Our office has been quite busy going on two years with oil and gas activity," she said. "We have around 30 to 40 land people daily in our main land records and then we have land records in an area in the basement of the courthouse that is smaller, but we have had five to 10 land people checking records in that area."
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