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  • Oil prices won't slow Oklahoma drilling for a while

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Published: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    The price of oil has tumbled more than 20 percent from its peak in June, but oil and natural gas industry leaders say the short-term price drop is unlikely to slow drilling and production activity in the near future.

  • Oil and gas, livestock prices for Oct. 18

    Published: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Friday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $79.25 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $67.25 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted Oct. 1: COMPLETION Alfalfa: Superior Oil & Gas, LLC; Schneider No. 4 Well; NW1/4 SE1/4...

  • Del City gas station is accused of cheating customers

    By Jay F. Marks, Business Writer | Published: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    A Del City convenience store has agreed to display signs warning customers it has been accused of defrauding customers. SK Gas Express has been barred from selling gasoline since Sept. 29.

  • Chaparral Energy Inc, CEO fund research on enhanced oil recovery

    By Jay F. Marks, Business Writer | Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    Chaparral Energy Inc. and CEO Mark Fischer have donated money to Texas A&M University to study enhanced oil recovery using carbon dioxide.

  • Oil and gas prices for Oct. 17

    Published: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Thursday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $79.25 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $67.25 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted Sept. 30: COMPLETION Alfalfa: Chesapeake Operating, LLC; Buckles Trust 9-25-12 No. 1H Well;...

  • Oklahoma energy briefs, Oct.17

    Published: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    Oklahoma energy briefs, Oct.17, 2014

  • Chesapeake to sell natural gas assets in Pennsylvania, West Virginia

    By Jay F. Marks, Business Writer | Published: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    Chesapeake Energy Corp. is selling more than 400,000 acres in Pennsylvania and West Virginia for more than $5 billion.

  • Oklahoma production boosts global energy security, U.S. State Department official says

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Published: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    American natural gas producers already have significantly helped European energy security even though the first planned liquified natural gas export tanker is likely at least a year away, a U.S. State Department representative said this week.

  • Corporation Commission hears concerns, praise over Oklahoma wind farms

    By Paul Monies, Business Writer | Published: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    The second of two meetings to discuss wind farm development was conducted Wednesday at the Oklahoma Corporation Commission.

  • Chesapeake to sell natural gas assets for more than $5B

    By Jay F. Marks Business Writer jmarks@opubco.com | Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    Chesapeake Energy Corp. has struck a deal worth more than $5 billion to sell natural gas assets in Pennsylvania and West Virginia to Southwestern Energy Co., the Oklahoma City-based oil and gas producer announced Thursday morning. “Today’s announcement marks a major step in Chesapeake’s...

  • Oil and gas, livestock prices for Oct. 16

    Published: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Wednesday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $78.25 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $66.25 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted Sept. 29: COMPLETION Caddo: Continental Resources Inc.; Renew Chickasha No. 1-21H Well; S1/2...

  • World faces obstacles in developing shale resources, speakers say at Oklahoma City energy conference

    By Jay F. Marks, Business Writer | Published: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    Shale formations outside the U.S. contain more than 335 billion barrels of recoverable oil, but significant challenges remain to producing it, speakers said Wednesday at Oklahoma City University’s 2014 International Energy Conference. The event was held at the Cox Convention Center in downtown...

  • Oklahoma business briefs for Oct. 16, 2014

    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Oklahoma business briefs for Oct. 16, 2014

  • Oil and gas, livestock prices for Oct. 15

    Published: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Tuesday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $78.25 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $66.25 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted Sept. 26: COMPLETION Beckham: Enervest Operating, LLC; Tommy No. 2-29HB Well; NW1/4 NE1/4...

  • Oklahoma environmental regulator acted appropriately in regional haze settlement, official says

    By Paul Monies, Business Writer | Updated: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    Oklahoma Secretary of State Chris Benge was asked to review the implementation of a settlement reached by Public Service Co. of Oklahoma that would phase out the utility’s coal units in the state. Labor Commissioner Mark Costello had questioned whether the Department of Environmental Quality...



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.

Jay F. Marks


Energy Reporter

Jay F. Marks has been covering Oklahoma news since graduating from Oklahoma State University in 1996. He worked in Sulphur and Enid before joining The Oklahoman in 2005. Marks has been covering the energy industry since 2009.

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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