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  • Eagle & Beagle for Sunday, March 1, 2015

    Published: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

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

  • Futures File: Prices stagnant in recent months for many agricultural products

    Published: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    Walt and Alex Breitinger: While most farmers remain profitable, margins are growing thin.

  • Uncertainty not unusual in energy industry, incoming CEO of Oklahoma City-based Devon says

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    Dave Hager, who will become Devon’s CEO this summer, labels the current oil price slide a “blip.” Currently the chief operating officer of the Oklahoma City company, Hager will succeed John Richels as CEO at the end of July.

  • Oil and gas prices for Feb. 28

    Published: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Friday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $46.25 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $34.25 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted Feb. 13: COMPLETION Alfalfa: Midstates Petroleum Co. LLC; Murrow 2612 No. 3H-16 B Well; NE1/4...

  • Hall Capital investment fund buys two warehouses near Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City

    By Brianna Bailey, Business Writer | Published: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    $60 million fund with focus on commercial real estate and energy closed

  • Industry slowdown leads companies to focus on technology

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

    Despite low oil and natural gas prices, companies throughout the oil patch are planning for the future and hoping prices rebound soon.

  • Natural gas demand expected to meet surging production

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

    Despite relatively low natural gas prices over the past six years, domestic production continues to rise and is expected to surge over the next two decades. While the market has struggled to keep up with current demand, industry analyst Greg Haas said coming market changes will be enough to...

  • Oil and gas prices for Feb. 27

    Published: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Thursday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $44.75 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $32.75 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted Feb. 12: COMPLETION Jackson: Fulcrum Exploration LLC; Canam No. 9 Well; NW1/4 NW1/4 SE1/4...

  • Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. faces big year before Oklahoma regulators

    By Paul Monies, Business Writer | Updated: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. customers could see big changes in their bills if Oklahoma regulators grant the utility’s request to recover $1.1 billion in costs for environmental compliance and to replace an aging natural gas plant in western Oklahoma City. The utility also expects to file a rate...

  • Growing wind industry in Oklahoma needs greater transparency, community involvement, panel says

    By Paul Monies, Business Writer | Published: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    The University of Tulsa College of Law held a roundtable on wind energy regulation, with presentations about siting, tax incentives and the effects on nearby landowners and wildlife. The panel comes as Oklahoma lawmakers consider more than a dozen bills targeting the wind industry.

  • Oklahoma City property could dodge a hard slam from oil price slide

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Updated: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    Office and industrial landlords expect reduced leasing activity in Oklahoma City but no drastic kick back of space onto the markets for leasable space, according to brokers at an annual commercial realty conference.

  • Plugging In: business briefs for Feb. 27, 2015

    Published: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    Plugging In: business briefs for Feb. 27, 2015

  • SandRidge reports profit, cuts spending by 56 percent

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    SandRidge Energy Inc. executives said Thursday they have cut the company’s 2015 drilling budget by 56 and renegotiated a credit facility because of the low oil prices that have slowed the industry.

  • While Inhofe throws snowball, little town in Oklahoma plays big role in climate debate

    BY MICHAEL OVERALL, Tulsa World | Published: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    Nearly two hours west of Bartlesville, on a prairie flat enough to see the town's water tower from half a county away, Lamont has a dwindling population of just 417 people. Less than half a mile wide, four Lamonts would fit inside of downtown Tulsa, with plenty of room left over. But Thursday,...

  • Big Solar: The Projects Changing the Way We Do Renewable Energy

    Veronica Davis | Updated: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    Innovative, ambitious solar power projects around the world. From Queensland's plans for an 8-mile solar farm to Gujarat's solar power project that could power more than a million homes, it's clear solar is on the rise.



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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