Energy Company articles from NewsOK and The Oklahoman

  • Chesapeake settles royalty lawsuit in $53 million deal

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

    OKC energy firm also agrees to a $6 million settlement with the City of Fort Worth, Texas.

  • Eagle & Beagle for Sunday, May 22, 2016

    By DON MECOY Business Editor dmecoy@oklahoman.com | Published: Sun, May 22, 2016

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

  • Chesapeake Energy highlights cost-cutting efforts

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Sat, May 21, 2016

    The CEO of Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy said Friday he doesn't agree with recent reports about the company's financial status and detailed recent efforts by the energy company to cut costs and reduce debt.

  • New oil-field technology alters significance of drilling rig count

    New oil-field technology alters significance of... By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, May 12, 2016

    With new technology's improved productivity, wells are being drilled faster, producing more oil and remaining active long after they were started, reducing the significance of a high rig count.

  • Oklahoma companies focus drilling activity on STACK play in central part of state

    Oklahoma companies focus drilling activity on... By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Sat, May 7, 2016

    Oklahoma companies using ongoing period of low oil and natural gas prices to test the STACK play for the optimal distance between wells. The area in central Oklahoma has some of the best-performing wells energy veteran executives have ever seen.

  • Energy executives in Oklahoma make plans for stronger prices

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, May 6, 2016

    Energy executives in Oklahoma and across the country, after about two years of grappling with low oil and natural gas prices, voiced optimism this week that the industry could be recovering.

  • Chesapeake Energy records $921 million first-quarter loss, announces $470 million in asset sales

    Chesapeake Energy records $921 million... By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Updated: Thu, May 5, 2016

    Chesapeake Energy Corp. on Thursday reported a first-quarter net loss of $921 million and announced almost $470 million in new asset sales. The loss translates to $1.44 a share and compares to a loss of $3.8 billion, or $5.72 a share, in the first quarter of 2015. The most recent numbers...

  • Chesapeake Energy subsidiary Compass Manufacturing lays off 98 workers in Oklahoma City

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Updated: Tue, May 3, 2016

    Compass Manufacturing LLC, a Chesapeake Energy Corp. subsidiary, laid off 98 employees Tuesday. About 35 remain at Compass following the cuts, the company said.





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.