Energy Company articles from NewsOK and The Oklahoman

  • Harold Hamm sues oilman for defamation over Facebook post

    By Brianna Bailey  Business Writer  Bbailey@Oklahoman.com  | Updated: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    Continental Resources Chairman and CEO Harold Hamm is seeking more than $75,000 in damages over a Facebook post that accused him of trying to “squelch” science examining links between Oklahoma’s energy industry and earthquakes. Hamm filed a defamation lawsuit against oilman Mickey Thompson.

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    Published: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

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  • Corporation Commission considers appeals on OG&E's emissions case

    By Paul Monies Business Writer pmonies@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    The fate of a $1.1 billion plan for environmental compliance and replacement generation proposed by Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. is in the hands of the Corporation Commission after a hearing Thursday.

  • Continental Resources expects early end to jobs incentive plan

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    Continental is expected to receive about $1.9 million from the Oklahoma City Development Trust in the next two weeks, bringing the total to more than $5 million since the company relocated to Oklahoma City from Enid in 2012.

  • Appeals to be heard Thursday in judge's report on OG&E case

    By Paul Monies Business Writerpmonies@Oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    About half of the parties involved in Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co.'s $1.1 billion case will be heard Thursday when their exceptions go before the three-person Corporation Commission.

  • Drilling, profits, employment fall for Oklahoma's energy companies

    BY ADAM WILMOTH Energy Editorawilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, Jun 19, 2015

    Oklahoma and the nation continued to shed drilling rigs this week as oil prices held relatively flat. The drilling rig counts in the state and nationwide dipped by two this week, marking the 28th straight decline for the national numbers and the first drop in six weeks in Oklahoma, Baker...

  • Urban Renewal approves deal to move Automobile Alley electrical substation

    By Steve Lackmeyer Business Writer slackmeyer@oklahoman.com | Updated: Fri, Jun 19, 2015

    The substation's new location Oklahoma City will be between the highway access ramp and the BNSF Railway tracks, making it an unlikely target for future development and less visible than the current spot at NW 10 and I-235.

  • Oklahoma unemployment grows as state shed energy jobs

    Brianna Bailey Business Writer  bbailey@oklahoman.com  | Published: Fri, Jun 19, 2015

    Oklahoma's unemployment rate crept up to 4.3 percent in May, up 0.2 percentage points from the previous month, as the state continued to shed oil and gas jobs, according to data released Friday by the U.S. Labor Department.  The state lost 1,100 energy sector jobs over the month. ...





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

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

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

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. 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

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

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

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.