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  • Most parties in rate case offer partial settlement, but OG&E disagrees

    By Paul Monies Business Writer pmonies@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, May 25, 2016

    Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. disagrees with the partial settlements offered by most of the intervening parties in its $92.5 million rate case and said its plan is to let the three-member Oklahoma Corporation Commission decide the issue.

  • OIL AND GAS PRICES

    Published: Tue, May 24, 2016

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Monday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $44.50 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $32.50 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted May 11: COMPLETION Coal: Bravo Arkoma LLC; Spears No. 5-11H Well; NE1/4 NW1/4 NW1/4 NE1/4 (SL)...

  • Chesapeake settles royalty lawsuit in $53 million deal

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Mon, May 23, 2016

    OKC energy firm also agrees to a $6 million settlement with the City of Fort Worth, Texas.

  • Oklahoma landowners register private airstrips to keep wind farms at bay

    Oklahoma landowners register private airstrips... By Paul Monies Business Writer pmonies@oklahoman.com | Published: Sun, May 22, 2016

    The rush to register airstrips is part of the fallout from a state law passed last year that put in siting regulations on wind turbines. Senate Bill 808 said the turbines had to be at least 1.5 nautical miles — 9,100 feet — from a school, hospital or airport. The law went into effect in November.

  • Eagle & Beagle for Sunday, May 22, 2016

    By DON MECOY Business Editor dmecoy@oklahoman.com | Published: Sun, May 22, 2016

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

  • Chesapeake Energy highlights cost-cutting efforts

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Sat, May 21, 2016

    The CEO of Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy said Friday he doesn't agree with recent reports about the company's financial status and detailed recent efforts by the energy company to cut costs and reduce debt.

  • OIL AND GAS PRICES

    Published: Fri, May 20, 2016

    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 May 9: COMPLETION No Postings. INTENT TO DRILL Kingfisher: Oklahoma Energy Acquisitions...

  • OGE shareholders eye solar, regulatory issues

    By Paul Monies Business Writer pmonies@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, May 19, 2016

    Oklahoma shareholders of OGE Energy Corp. quizzed executives on such topics as solar generation, battery storage and regulatory issues Thursday at the company's annual meeting.

  • Continued low gasoline prices hold promise of increased summer travel, group predicts

    Continued low gasoline prices hold promise of... By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, May 19, 2016

    AAA projects more than 650,000 Oklahomans will travel during the Memorial Day holiday with the state and region's low gasoline prices. The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline was $2.04 Thursday in Oklahoma City .

  • Oklahoma energy briefs for May 20, 2016

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, May 19, 2016

    Oklahoma energy briefs for May 20, 2016

  • Oil prices continue to climb

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, May 19, 2016

    Oil prices continued to climb Thursday as the storage levels remained in check.

  • OIL AND GAS PRICES

    Published: Thu, May 19, 2016

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Wednesday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $44.75 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $32.75 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted May 6: COMPLETION Alfalfa: SandRidge Exploration & Production LLC; Grothe 2412 No....

  • American Energy Partners LP to close

    American Energy Partners LP to close By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Updated: Wed, May 18, 2016

    Nearly half of the employees of the company founded by Aubrey McClendon have been laid off.

  • OIL AND GAS PRICES

    Published: Wed, May 18, 2016

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Tuesday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $44.75 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $32.75 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted May 5: COMPLETION Coal: Bravo Arkoma LLC; Bravo SWD No. 1 Well; SW1/4 NW1/4 NW1/4 SW1/4 of...

  • Oklahoma business briefs for May 18

    Published: Wed, May 18, 2016

    Oklahoma business briefs for May 18, 2016



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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