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  • Analyst upgrades Chesapeake

    Adam Wilmoth | Updated: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    After a rough week, Chesapeake Energy Corp. shares bounced Monday after SunTrust Robinson Humphrey analyst Neal Dignmann upgraded the stock to "Buy" and said the company could be poised to sell more assets or the entire company. Chesapeake stock took a beating last week as the industry...

  • Stocks

    Published: Sun, Jul 26, 2015

    Eagle Oklahoma’s energy sector desperately needed some good news last week. Our eagle provided it. Shares of Oklahoma City-based Enable Midstream Partners had the best week among all of Oklahoma’s public issues. ENBL units gained 3.1 percent to close Friday at $14.69. That may not sound...

  • U.S. rig count jumps by 19; Oklahoma up 2

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Updated: Fri, Jul 24, 2015

    The overall count of rigs seaching for oil and natural gas in the U.S. jumped by 19 to 876, while in Oklahoma the number rose by two to 107 the past week.

  • One dead, one injured in Woods County oil-field accident

    By Paul Monies Business Writer pmonies@oklahoman.com | Updated: Fri, Jul 24, 2015

    One person died and another was hurt in an accident Thursday at a oil-field site near Dacoma in northwestern Oklahoma. The accident is under investigation, officials say.

  • OIL AND GAS PRICES FOR JULY 25

    Published: Sat, Jul 25, 2015

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Friday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $44.50 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $32.50 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted July 10: COMPLETION Hughes: BP America Production Co.; Sherry No. 3-13H Well; SW1/4 SE1/4 SW1/4...

  • State's attorney general files appeals over Clean Power Plan

    By Paul Monies Business Writer pmonies@oklahoman.com | Published: Sat, Jul 25, 2015

    State governments, including Oklahoma, contend the EPA's yet-to-be-finalized Clean Power Plan could deplete state resources while driving energy bills higher.

  • UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT: Oklahoma City-based Devon Energy announces a new CEO will take reins

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Updated: Fri, Jul 24, 2015

    Oklahoma-City based Devon Energy has announced the hiring of a new CEO, Dave Hager, who will take the reins of the company Aug. 1.

  • OIL AND GAS PRICES FOR JULY 24

    Published: Fri, Jul 24, 2015

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Thursday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $45 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $33 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted July 9: COMPLETION Alfalfa: SandRidge Exploration & Production LLC; Rusty 2710 No. 1-131/24H...

  • What should United States do with 700M barrels of oil it has stored in strategic reserve?

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, Jul 24, 2015

    Oilman Boone Pickens argues that the United States' strategic reserve is no longer necessary and the 700 million barrels of reserve should be sold to build up U.S. infrastructure to help promote the use of natural gas as a fuel for trucks and other vehicles.

  • Plugging in

    Published: Fri, Jul 24, 2015

    Plugging In: energy briefs for July 24, 2015

  • Energy, exports slow regional manufacturing efforts, Fed says

    By Paul Monies Business Writer pmonies@oklahoman.com | Updated: Thu, Jul 23, 2015

    Manufacturing activity remained weak in July as concerns over energy declines and weaker markets for exports in China continued to weigh on companies, a regional survey said Thursday.

  • GOING BIG: 7-Eleven rolls out new stores in metro

    By Brianna Bailey Business Writer bbailey@oklahoman.com | Updated: Thu, Jul 23, 2015

    7-Eleven Stores in Oklahoma are rolling out new, larger stores. The first of the new 7-Elevens opened last week at Northwest Expressway and MacArthur.

  • OIL AND GAS PRICES PRICES FOR JULY 23

    Published: Thu, Jul 23, 2015

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Wednesday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $45.75 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $33.75 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted July 8: COMPLETION Ellis: Mewbourne Oil Co.; Deal 35 DM No. 2HC Well; SW1/4 SE1/4 SW1/4...

  • Oil industry warns of cost of proposed disposal well ban in Oklahoma

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, Jul 23, 2015

    Energy In Depth report says a moratorium on wastewater injection wells may create economic and environmental problems in Oklahoma.

  • Oklahoma wind farm construction continues during second quarter

    By Paul Monies Business Writer pmonies@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, Jul 23, 2015

    Oklahoma expects to add another 1,440 megawatts of wind power from eight projects under construction after renewal of a key federal tax credit at the end of 2014.



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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