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  • Geologist's new maps detail updated oil-field activity across Oklahoma

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, Apr 28, 2016

    State geologist Brittany Pritchett has spent the past year creating updated maps of the oil-field and natural gas activity across Oklahoma.

  • T. Boone Pickens says America’s oil industry is ‘dead in the water’

    Published: Wed, Apr 27, 2016

    The legendary oilman told the Washington Post that the U.S. oil industry won't recover quickly from low prices.

  • OIL AND GAS PRICES

    Published: Wed, Apr 27, 2016

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Tuesday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $40.75 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $28.75 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted April 14: COMPLETION Dewey: Reeder Energy Operating LLC; Minton No. 1-20 Well; C W1/2 NW1/4...

  • Profits keep shrinking for Oklahoma-based Alliance

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, Apr 27, 2016

    Oklahoma-based Alliance Resource Partners LP recorded lower profits as the demand for coal continued to dwindle.

  • Oklahoma Corporation Commission to review OG&E coal scrubber plan 3rd time

    By Paul Monies Business Writer pmonies@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, Apr 27, 2016

    The Oklahoma Corporation Commission will deliberate at 1:30 p.m. Thursday on Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co.'s third try to get approval for a $500 million coal scrubber plan.

  • Tax incentives for Oklahoma wind farms are getting scrutiny

    By Paul Monies and Randy Ellis Staff Writers | Updated: Tue, Apr 26, 2016

    Behind the glowing wind industry studies and doom-and-gloom predictions by wind incentive opponents are real questions about how existing Oklahoma tax incentives for wind energy are working and the long-term effects on Oklahoma's schools and Oklahoma's state budget.

  • OIL AND GAS PRICES

    Published: Tue, Apr 26, 2016

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Monday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $39.25 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $27.25 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted April 13: COMPLETION Alfalfa: Chesapeake Operating LLC; Philip 21-26-11 No. 2H Well; SW1/4...

  • Seventy Seven Energy reports loss in first quarter

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Updated: Mon, Apr 25, 2016

    Seventy Seven Energy Inc. on Monday missed analyst expectations and reported a first-quarter net loss of $59.6 million, or $1.09 a share, as oil field activity continued to slow. The Oklahoma City-based oil field services company's first-quarter earnings were down from a net loss of $37.6...

  • Aubrey McClendon's will filed

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Mon, Apr 25, 2016

    Aubrey McClendon's will dated August 2015 was filed last week in court documents related to the late natural gas pioneer's estate probate case. The 11-page document defines that McClendon's assets were placed in the Aubrey K. McClendon Revocable Trust, with his wife as executor. In the...

  • Top property tax exemptions in Oklahoma for wind power, 2009-15

    Published: Sun, Apr 24, 2016

    Top property tax exemptions in Oklahoma for wind power, 2009-15.

  • Wind incentives impacting Oklahoma's budget

    By Randy Ellis Staff Writer rellis@oklahoman.com | Published: Sun, Apr 24, 2016

    In state lawmakers’ competitive zeal to persuade investors to build their wind farms in Oklahoma rather than other states, they agreed to an array of incentives that included two that when combined could potentially rise to more than $100 million a year if left unchecked.

  • Eagle & Beagle for Sunday, April 24, 2016

    Published: Sun, Apr 24, 2016

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

  • Tax incentive glossary

    Published: Sat, Apr 23, 2016

    Terms used for tax-incentives in Oklahoma.

  • OIL AND GAS PRICES

    Published: Sat, Apr 23, 2016

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Friday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $40.25 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $28.25 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted April 12: COMPLETION Alfalfa: Chesapeake Operating LLC; Dane 21-26-11 No. 1H Well; SE1/4 SW1/4...

  • Oklahoma-based NGL receives $200M in sale; its stock skyrockets

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

    Tulsa-based propane distribution company NGL Energy Partners LP received $200 million in deal from Oaktree Capital Management LP, which becomes a general partner. The Oklahoma company's stock surged 24 percent in heavy trading Friday.



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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