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  • House, Senate to vote on Keystone XL pipeline

    Published: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    For the first time in the six-year fight over the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, both houses of Congress will hold a vote on the proposed project, giving each side in a Louisiana Senate election a chance to boost its candidate. The two lawmakers locked in the runoff contest, Sen. Mary...

  • SandRidge Energy will miss reporting deadline

    By Jay F. Marks, Business Writer | Updated: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    SandRidge Energy Inc. will not file its quarterly report with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on time as it continues to talk to agency officials about its accounting practices.

  • American Energy affiliate buys stake in Oklahoma oil fields

    By Jay F. Marks, Business Writer | Updated: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    American Energy-NonOp LLC has acquired working interests in the emerging South Central Oklahoma Oil Province and Stack plays.

  • Oil and gas, livestock prices for Nov. 13

    Published: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Wednesday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $73.75 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $61.75 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted Oct. 27: COMPLETION Beckham: EnerVest Operating , LLC; Anderson No. 2-19HB Well; NE1/4 NE1/4...

  • Oklahoma utilities, energy companies work together on electricity for oil patch

    By Paul Monies, Business Writer | Published: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    Oil and gas development in Oklahoma has outpaced the ability of electric utilities to build infrastructure needed to serve new demand. Much of the slack has been picked up by distributed generation in the oil patch, according to panelists at the Strategic Energy Forum in Oklahoma City.

  • Oklahoma Sen. Jim Inhofe scoffs at U.S.-China agreement on greenhouse gas emissions

    By Chris Casteel, Washington Bureau | Published: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    The Republican will take over the Senate environmental committee in January. In a speech on the Senate floor, the Oklahoma senator said China didn’t actually agree to any real cuts in greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Oil and gas prices for Nov. 12

    Updated: Tue, Nov 11, 2014

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Tuesday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $74.50 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $62.50 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted Oct. 24: COMPLETION Alfalfa: Chesapeake Operating, LLC; Buckles 4-25-12 No. 1H Well; NW1/4...

  • Oklahoma City-based Devon Energy honors employees who served in military

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    Oklahoma City energy company was recognized as “Military Friendly Employer.”

  • Oklahoma energy briefs for Nov. 12

    Published: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    Oklahoma energy briefs for Nov. 12, 2014

  • Gasoline prices dropping in Oklahoma, nation

    By Jay F. Marks, Business Writer | Published: Tue, Nov 11, 2014

    Drivers in Oklahoma have seen gasoline prices drop more than in any other state in the nation over the past week, according to AAA.

  • Global demand drives oil prices

    BY PAUL MONIES, ADAM WILMOTH and JAY F. MARKS | Updated: Tue, Nov 11, 2014

    NewsOK energy reporters chatted with readers Tuesday morning about oil prices. Below is an unedited transcript of the chat. Paul Monies 9:39 a.m. Good morning! We'll get started with our energy chat at 10 a.m., but you can start submitting your questions now. Jay F. Marks 10:00 a.m. Hello....

  • Oil and gas prices for Nov. 11

    Published: Tue, Nov 11, 2014

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Monday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $73.75 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $61.75 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted Oct. 23: COMPLETION Alfalfa: Sandridge Exploration & Production, LLC; IPT 2710 No. 1-6H...

  • Divorce to cost Harold Hamm nearly $1 billion

    By Jay F. Marks, Business Writer | Updated: Mon, Nov 10, 2014

    Continental Resources Inc. CEO Harold Hamm must pay almost $1 billion to complete his divorce, an Oklahoma judge has ruled.

  • Chesapeake's veterans program aimed at benefiting company, employees

    By Adam Wilmoth, Business Writers | Updated: Mon, Nov 10, 2014

    As Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy Corp. has undergone a transition both in leadership and corporate focus over the past two years, it has relied heavily on a group of current and former military officers who are taking on increasing leadership roles that the company.

  • Access Midstream donates 50 trees to Classen-Ten-Penn neighborhood

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Nov 8, 2014

    Access Midstream employees planted Shumard oak, Chinquapin oak, cedar elm and Chinese pistache trees as part of the city’s NeighborWoods program.



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.

Jay F. Marks


Energy Reporter

Jay F. Marks has been covering Oklahoma news since graduating from Oklahoma State University in 1996. He worked in Sulphur and Enid before joining The Oklahoman in 2005. Marks has been covering the energy industry since 2009.

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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