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  • 5.1 and 3.9 magnitude earthquakes recorded in Oklahoma

    KEN MILLER, Associated Press | Updated: 6 hr ago

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A 5.1 magnitude earthquake shook northwest Oklahoma and was felt in seven other states on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, the third-largest temblor ever recorded in the state where the power and frequency of earthquakes has dramatically increased in recent years....

  • OIL AND GAS PRICES

    Published: Sat, Feb 13, 2016

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Friday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $26 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $14 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted Feb. 2: COMPLETION Blaine: Cimarex Energy Co.; Chablis No. 2-31H Well; SW1/4 SE1/4 SE1/4 SW1/4 (SL)...

  • Price of oil increases 11 percent

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Sat, Feb 13, 2016

    The price of oil rose 11 percent Friday after U.S. companies idled 30 derricks, dropping the total of drilling rigs searching for oil or natural gas to 541.

  • OG&E files application for scrubbers with Oklahoma Corporation Commission

    By Paul Monies Business Writer pmonies@oklahoman.com | Yesterday

    No rate increase for OG&E customers included in company's latest filing with regulators.

  • What on earth is a portable gasification system?

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Yesterday

    One person’s trash is another’s energy. That’s the case at OSU, where researchers have developed a portable gasification system called RE:POD, which, well, we’ll let CEO and RE:POD co-founder Casey Warren explain what RE:POD does: "We create electricity from the trash that you throw out...

  • Earnings season could highlight tough quarter

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Updated: Thu, Feb 11, 2016

    Oklahoma's larger, publicly traded energy companies over the next two weeks will help clarify how still-low oil and natural gas prices are affecting their businesses and the industry.

  • Budget hole grows to $1.3 billion amid oil bust

    By RICK M. GREEN Capitol Bureau rmgreen@oklahoman.com | Updated: Thu, Feb 11, 2016

    There will be 19.1 percent less money to appropriate for the 2017 fiscal year than was available for the current budget, Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services officials said Thursday.

  • Oklahoma energy briefs for Feb. 12, 2016

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Feb 11, 2016

    Oklahoma energy briefs for Feb. 12, 2016

  • RE:POD wants to produce cleaner portable gasification system

    By Paul Monies Business Writer pmonies@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, Feb 11, 2016

    Fledgling company created out of Oklahoma State University research hopes to put its newly patented technology into practical use with biofuels, making the portable gasification cleaner. If it can attract enough investors, RE:POD wants to put the system into production.

  • Oklahoma City-based Continental's production rises, proved reserves drop

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, Feb 11, 2016

    Continental Energy saw its oil and natural gas production rise 27 percent in 2015. But the Oklahoma City companies' proved reserves slipped by 9 percent, it said.

  • WPX Energy to close OKC office, lay off 60 employees

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Updated: Wed, Feb 10, 2016

    Company said 35 other WPX employees will be relocated.

  • Oklahoma regulators' social media audit uncovers scam mimicking OG&E

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Updated: Wed, Feb 10, 2016

    A sophisticated phone scam targeting customers of Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. has been uncovered by regulators in Oklahoma.

  • Investment expert tells Tulsa crowd $100 oil was an 'anomaly'

    BY SAMUEL HARDIMAN, Tulsa World | Published: Wed, Feb 10, 2016

    A Boston-based financial adviser told a packed room of Tulsa business leaders Wednesday that oil would be replaced over the next 50 years. They didn’t seem too worried. Burt White, chief investment officer at LPL Financial — an organization that supports thousands of independent financial...

  • Oklahoma business briefs for Feb. 10

    Published: Wed, Feb 10, 2016

    Oklahoma business briefs for Feb. 10, 2016

  • U.S. Supreme Court grants stay on implementing Clean Power Plan

    By Paul Monies Business Writer pmonies@oklahoman.com | Updated: Tue, Feb 9, 2016

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday halted implementation of the Clean Power Plan, granting a stay sought by Oklahoma and more than two dozen other states, utilities and coal companies.



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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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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