Senators voted 32-8 to pass Senate Bill 1440, which would halt wind developments east of Interstate 35 until 2017 in areas that have poor wind resources. Lobbyists for the wind industry said the bill could harm developments statewide and interferes with private leasing contracts.
OIL AND GAS PRICES
Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Wednesday:
Sunoco Inc. — $98
Sunoco Inc. — $86
Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted Feb. 11:
Alfalfa: SandRidge Exploration & Production LLC; Patria 2711 No. 4-33H...
By Brianna Bailey, Business Writer | Updated: Wed, Mar 5, 2014
Chesapeake Energy Corp. and Delaware-based Encana Oil and Gas USA are facing criminal antitrust charges in Michigan. Authorities accused the energy companies of conspiring to divide up oil and gas leases in that state.
OIL AND GAS PRICES
Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Tuesday:
Sunoco Inc. — $99.75
Sunoco Inc. — $87.75
Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted Feb. 10:
Garfield: Longfellow Energy LP; Weber No. 24-M4H Well; NW1/4 NE1/4...
Topping the Oklahomans in Forbes magazine’s annual list of global billionaires released Monday was Harold Hamm, founder of Continental Resources Inc. He came in at No. 68, with an estimated net worth of $14.6 billion.
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
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
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 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.