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Oil company CEOs see continued low oil prices

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The price of oil has regained some ground over the past two weeks, but it is still far from clear where prices will be either...

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Energy articles from NewsOK and The Oklahoman

  • Oklahoma's 7-Eleven stores begin offering rewards card

    Published: Tue, May 5, 2015

    New card allows Oklahoma’s 7-Eleven stores to bypass credit card fees, pass on savings to customer, CEO says.

  • Oil and gas, livestock prices for May 5

    Published: Tue, May 5, 2015

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Monday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $55.25 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $43.25 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted April 20: COMPLETION Alfalfa: SandRidge Exploration & Production LLC; Schurter 2811 No....

  • Oklahoma business briefs for May 5

    Published: Tue, May 5, 2015

    Oklahoma business briefs for May 5, 2015

  • Index reflects slowdown in Oklahoma energy industry

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Published: Mon, May 4, 2015

    Continued low oil prices and a slowing energy industry sent the Oklahoma Energy Index tumbling in March.

  • Chesapeake names new executive vice president

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Published: Mon, May 4, 2015

    Former Anadarko Petroleum executive Frank Patterson has been named Chesapeake Energy Corp.’s new executive vice president of exploration, land and subsurface technology, Chesapeake said Monday.

  • WPX Energy gaining more than $200 million cash by selling Marcellus Shale marketing contracts

    BY ROD WALTON, Tulsa World | Published: Mon, May 4, 2015

    WPX Energy, the Tulsa-based oil and gas producer which is working to trim down to core assets and cut debt, announced Monday it is selling some Marcellus Shale natural gas marketing contracts and pipeline capacity in that region of the eastern U.S. An undisclosed buyer will pay WPX in excess...

  • Eagle & Beagle for Sunday, May 3, 2015

    By Don Mecoy, Business Editor | Published: Sun, May 3, 2015

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

  • Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin vetoes bill expanding attorney general's input on federal carbon rules

    By Paul Monies, Business Writer | Updated: Fri, May 1, 2015

    Gov. Mary Fallin on Friday vetoed Senate Bill 676, which would have required a legal review by the attorney general’s office of any state plan for the federal Clean Power Plan rules on carbon dioxide limits from power plants. Fallin said the bill wasn’t needed after she signed an executive order...

  • New Oklahoma corporation commissioner collects enough to pay off $200,000 campaign loan

    BY NOLAN CLAY, Staff Writer | Updated: Fri, May 1, 2015

    Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner Todd Hiett managed to meet a deadline to collect enough funds from donors regulated by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission that he could repay a $200,000 loan to his campaign.

  • U.S. drilling rig count drops for 21st straight week

    BY ADAM WILMOTH, Energy Editor | Published: Sat, May 2, 2015

    Seven Oklahoma rigs idled this week, making the state count 108.

  • Oil price sets 2015 high

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Fri, May 1, 2015

    Oil continued its recent rally Thursday, gaining ground even as production and storage continued to grow.

  • Slowdown leads company to build a better cabinet

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Fri, May 1, 2015

    Lower gasoline prices have led to falling demand for compressed natural gas, driving companies in the CNG business to look for new sources of income.

  • Hedge fund manager praises Devon Energy

    Adam Wilmoth | Updated: Fri, May 1, 2015

    New York hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb on Friday praised Devon Energy Corp. as one of the best value companies in the oil and natural gas exploration and production sector. “Devon stands out by combining limited downside with an underappreciated, valuable asset base that can be unlocked through...

  • KFOR: Pollution spill kills pond fish, upsets Edmond landowner beyond words

    Published: Fri, May 1, 2015

    EDMOND -- Tuesday afternoon, after a Gastar oil rig leaked a saltwater and oil mixture onto a landowners property, shortly after the operations manager of the facility claimed the damage would be minimal, KFOR reports. Now, just a few days later, the property owner says...

  • Plugging in business briefs for May 1

    Published: Fri, May 1, 2015

    Natural gas prices may cause Williams Cos. to slow production.



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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