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Energy articles from NewsOK and The Oklahoman

  • OG&E environmental and generation upgrades

    Published: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    OG&E environmental and generation upgrades A Who’s Who OG&E’s $1 billion environmental compliance and replacement generation case has attracted 13 intervening parties. Here’s a look at who’s involved in the case at the Oklahoma Corporation Commission: OG&E Filed the $1...

  • Eagle & Beagle for Sunday, March 29, 2015

    By Don Mecoy, Business Editor | Published: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    Don Mecoy: Eagle & Beagle is a weekly look at Oklahoma companies' high-performing (eagle) and low-performing (beagle) stocks.

  • Oklahoma utility OG&E faces multiple challenges in approval of $1 billion plan for environmental compliance and replacement generation

    By Paul Monies, Business Writer | Published: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    Testimony in a hearing on OG&E’s $1 billion plan at the Oklahoma Corporation Commission is on a break until April 7. The utility has faced numerous questions from 13 intervening parties in the case about how it came up with its plan and how ratepayers will be affected.

  • Futures File: Conflict boosts oil prices; juice jumps

    Published: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    Walt and Alex Breitinger: Weedkiller concerns could affect the agricultural industry.

  • Oklahoma oil and gas summary, plus livestock, March 28

    Published: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    Oklahoma oil and gas summary, plus livestock, March 28

  • Oklahoma loses three oil rigs as U.S. oil rig count drops again

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Published: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    The number of drilling rigs searching for oil and natural gas throughout the country slipped to 1,048 this week as oil and natural gas companies laid down another 21 rigs nationwide.

  • Global energy demand continues to grow

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Global demand for energy will continue to skyrocket over the next 25 years, but improving efficiency will allow much faster economic growth while reducing the environmental affect, Bill Colton, ExxonMobil’s vice president of corporate strategic planning said Thursday at an energy symposium at the...

  • Oklahoma loses 2,400 energy sector jobs over month

    By Brianna Bailey, Business Writer | Updated: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Oklahoma lost 2,400 energy sector jobs in February as oil and gas producers made cuts in response to depressed crude prices.

  • Oklahoma energy company layoffs continue to increase

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    As the price of oil continues to languish at less than half of its recent peak last summer, scattered reports of industry layoffs continue to surface in Oklahoma.

  • The Oklahoman Energy briefs, March 27

    Published: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    The Oklahoman Energy briefs, March 27, 2015

  • Oil and gas prices for March 27

    Published: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Thursday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $48 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $36 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted March 12: COMPLETION Alfalfa: Midstates Petroleum Co. LLC; DK 2512 No. 3H-17 C Well; SE1/4 SW1/4...

  • Low oil prices prompt job cuts at Skiatook, Oklahoma, plant

    By Sheila Stogsdill, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Worthington Industries, which is based in Ohio, has laid off 40 workers at its Oklahoma plant, due to low oil prices.

  • Energy cuts slow manufacturing growth, Fed survey shows

    BY DON MECOY, Business Editor | Updated: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    The Federal Reserve’s March manufacturing survey showed that the weakest activity was in energy-producing states, including Oklahoma.

  • Samson Resources laying off 196 local workers

    BY ROD WALTON, Tulsa World | Published: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    Samson Resource Co., the privately held Tulsa oil and gas giant beset by huge debt leverage and falling crude oil prices, is laying off one-third of its Tulsa workforce, the company confirmed Thursday morning. Samson is letting go of 196 employees at the Tulsa headquarters and 270 companywide....

  • Oklahoma personal income growth slows in fourth quarter

    BY DON MECOY, Business Editor | Published: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    Federal estimates show the average Oklahoman had personal income of $43,138 last year.



Energy independence, Part 1: Independence is possible, experts say

Business | Updated: Fri, Sep 28, 2012 | Comment on this article Leave a comment
The wealth of energy options available in the United States and the rest of North America means the continent could fulfill all of its needs in the coming years, experts say.
See the entire series: Energy Independence

Energy independence, Part 2: More U.S. oil production may limit price volatility

Business | Published: Mon, Oct 8, 2012 | Comment on this article Leave a comment
What would energy independence mean for gasoline prices, utility bills, plastics, groceries and other consumer expenses? How would domestic jobs and the potential for a stronger economy affect individuals throughout the country?
Read the entire series: Energy Independence
Video: Check out a replay of our Google+ hangout with industry experts

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The NewsOK Energy Team

Adam Wilmoth


Energy Editor

Adam Wilmoth returned to The Oklahoman as energy editor in 2012 after working for four years in public relations. He previously spent seven years as a business reporter at The Oklahoman, including five years covering the state's energy sector.

Wilmoth holds a master's degree in business administration from Oklahoma State University and a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Oklahoma. He's also a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City's youth program, LOYAL -- Linking Oklahoma City's Young Adult Leaders.

Paul Monies


Energy Reporter

Paul Monies is an energy reporter for The Oklahoman. He has worked at newspapers in Texas and Missouri and most recently was a data journalist for USA Today in the Washington D.C. area. Monies also spent nine years as a business reporter and database editor for The Oklahoman. He is a native of Scotland who graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas, and has a master’s degree from the University of Missouri School of Journalism.


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