Energy Company articles from NewsOK and The Oklahoman

  • Chesapeake suspends preferred stock dividends

    By Paul Monies Business Writer pmonies@oklahoman.com | Updated: Fri, Jan 22, 2016

    Chesapeake Energy Corp. shares got a brief boost Friday morning after the company announced it would free up $170 million in cash annually by suspending dividends from its preferred stock. The gains were short-lived as shares went over $4 in morning trading before falling again to close at $3.51.

  • SandRidge, Oklahoma Corporation Commission reach settlement on disposal wells

    By Paul Monies Business Writer pmonies@oklahoman.com | Updated: Wed, Jan 20, 2016

    SandRidge Energy Inc. has agreed to close some disposal wells and convert others to research wells in a settlement announced Wednesday by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission.

  • Devon Energy plans layoffs

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Updated: Wed, Jan 20, 2016

    Devon Energy Corp. executives say they are planning layoffs over the next few months. The announcement was made Wednesday morning.

  • Eagle & Beagle for Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016

    Published: Sun, Jan 17, 2016

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

  • SandRidge cuts 226 jobs at oil-field services company

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Updated: Wed, Jan 13, 2016

    SandRidge Energy eliminated 226 jobs on Wednesday from Lariat Services Group, an oil-field service subsidiary in northwest Oklahoma. The layoffs represent about 87 percent of Lariat's employees.

  • Oklahoma Corporation Commission limits 27 disposal wells following Fairview earthquakes

    By Paul Monies Business Writer pmonies@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, Jan 13, 2016

    The Oklahoma Corporation Commission said Wednesday it has asked operators of 27 saltwater disposal wells in the Fairview area to limit volumes following an outbreak of seismic activity. Regulators also said they're looking closely at recent winter storms in the area that knocked out power to...

  • Corporation Commission, SandRidge working on disposal well, earthquake settlement

    By Paul Monies Business Writer pmonies@oklahoman.com | Updated: Tue, Jan 12, 2016

    Oklahoma officials and SandRidge Energy Inc. are working on a possible settlement that could resolve a month-long dispute over whether the energy company should voluntarily shut down saltwater disposal wells in an area of recent earthquake activity. "Talks are underway," Corporation Commission...

  • Edmond residents file earthquake lawsuit against 12 oil companies

    By Paul Monies Business Writer pmonies@oklahoman.com | Updated: Tue, Jan 12, 2016

    The lawsuit by nine Edmond homeowners was filed in Oklahoma County District Court and said the oil companies acted negligently and their use of disposal wells constituted an "ultrahazardous activity."





Featured Energy Company Profiles from the 2011 Oklahoma Inc.

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SandRidge reaping rewards of switch to oil

Business | Updated: Wed, Nov 9, 2011 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

SandRidge saw revenue increase a state-best 75.9 percent the past year.

Chesapeake positioned for continued prosperity, exec says

Chesapeake positioned for continued prosperity, exec says

Business | Updated: Wed, Nov 9, 2011 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

The past year was full of highlights for Chesapeake Energy Corp., but a company executive said the best could be yet to come.

Coal is stockpiled at Alliance's River View operation in Kentucky in 2010.   - provided
Coal is stockpiled at Alliance's River View operation in Kentucky in 2010. - provided

Alliance Resource Partners moves ahead of partner

Business | Updated: Wed, Nov 9, 2011 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

For once, Tulsa-based Alliance Resource Partners LP managed to finish ahead of the company that owns all of its assets.

Unit Corp. relies on all segments of business

Unit Corp. relies on all segments of business

Business | Updated: Wed, Nov 9, 2011 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

It took a team effort to propel Tulsa's Unit Corp. into the top tier of Oklahoma companies this year.

Gulfport Energy Corp. CEO Jim Palm rang the opening bell Tuesday at the NASDAQ Market Center in New York. PHOTO PROVIDED        ORG XMIT: 1104122227220837
Gulfport Energy Corp. CEO Jim Palm rang the opening bell Tuesday at the NASDAQ Market Center in New York. PHOTO PROVIDED ORG XMIT: 1104122227220837

Gulfport Energy Corp. searching globe for oil

Business | Updated: Wed, Nov 9, 2011 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

CEO Jim Palm said 90 percent of Gulfport's production is oil, including sweet crude from Louisiana that sells at about a $25 premium to the West Texas Intermediate produced in Oklahoma and surrounding states.

OGE Energy fueled by employees

OGE Energy fueled by employees

Business | Updated: Wed, Nov 9, 2011 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

OGE Energy reported record earnings in 2010 as it embarked on an ambitious $1.4 billion growth program.

Helmerich & Payne continues to grow

Helmerich & Payne continues to grow

Business | Updated: Wed, Nov 9, 2011 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Planning for the future has kept Helmerich & Payne afloat and growing.

This fractionator in Mont Belvieu, Texas, is operated by ONEOK Partners. The company ranked No. 8 on this year’s Oklahoma Inc. list.  Photo provided
This fractionator in Mont Belvieu, Texas, is operated by ONEOK Partners. The company ranked No. 8 on this year’s Oklahoma Inc. list. Photo provided

Investments paying off for ONEOK Partners

Business | Updated: Wed, Nov 9, 2011 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

ONEOK Partners LP is reaping the rewards of a $2 billion-plus capital investment program completed in late 2009.