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Drop in oil prices creates international game...

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Falling oil prices have set up a global, geopolitical game of chicken with each country or producer hoping someone else will...

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  • Oil and gas prices for Dec. 25

    Published: Thu, Dec 25, 2014

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Wednesday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $52.25 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $40.25 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted Dec. 10: COMPLETION Johnston: XTO Energy Inc.; Barney No. 1-26H27 Well; NW1/4 NW1/4 SW1/4...

  • Domestic oil production surges in last part of yeardespite tumbling prices

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Published: Wed, Dec 24, 2014

    Oil production in recent weeks has blown past 1985 highs, but that trend is likely to change soon as companies are beginning to announce plans to cut their 2015 drilling budgets.

  • Oklahoma business briefs, Dec. 25, 2014

    Published: Wed, Dec 24, 2014

    Oklahoma business briefs, Dec. 25, 2014

  • 8 members resign from Oklahoma Choctaw Electric Cooperative board

    By Jay F. Marks, Business Writer | Published: Wed, Dec 24, 2014

    Most of the Choctaw Electric Cooperative’s board has resigned in the face of a recall effort launched by members of the southeast Oklahoma electricity provider.

  • Low oil prices threaten Oklahoma energy, industry support companies

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Wed, Dec 24, 2014

    Tumbling oil prices are beginning to hurt Oklahoma energy companies and support companies that help producers recover oil and natural gas from deep below the surface.

  • Oklahoma business briefs, Dec. 24

    Published: Wed, Dec 24, 2014

    Oklahoma business briefs, Dec. 24, 2014

  • Chesapeake Energy Corp. up 10 percent after asset sale

    By Jay F. Marks, Business Writer | Published: Wed, Dec 24, 2014

    Chesapeake Energy Corp. saw its stock price rise more than 10 percent Tuesday on the back of a $5 billion asset sale.

  • Consumers, retailers notice savings from gasoline price drop

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Tue, Dec 23, 2014

    As gasoline prices have shed $1.50 a gallon since June, consumers and retailers have noticed the savings.

  • Oil and gas prices for Dec. 23

    Published: Tue, Dec 23, 2014

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Monday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $51.75 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $39.75 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted Dec. 8: COMPLETION Carter: Wildhorse Operating Co.; Telford No. 1-27 Well; SE1/4 NE1/4 NW1/4...

  • Oklahoma City-based Continental Resources cuts 2015 drilling budget

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Published: Tue, Dec 23, 2014

    Oklahoma City-based Continental Resources Inc. on Monday slashed its 2015 drilling budget by more than 40 percent but said it still plans to increase production 16 percent to 20 percent from 2014 levels.

  • Stroud travel plaza poised to resume CNG sales

    By Jay F. Marks, Business Writer | Published: Tue, Dec 23, 2014

    Lawton-based EZ GO Stores is about to resume compressed natural gas sales at the Stroud travel plaza on the Turner Turnpike.

  • Chesapeake Energy Corp. to buy back $1 billion in stock

    BY JAY F. MARKS | Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    Chesapeake Energy Corp. will purchase $1 billion worth of its own stock, the company said after it completed the sale of nearly $5 billion worth of natural gas assets in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

  • Saudi Arabia: We'll never cut oil production

    Published: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    Saudi Arabia has a tough message for oil producers hurting from the price crash: We'll never cut production. In an exclusive interview with CNN, Saudi oil minister Ali al-Naimi also said he wasn't conspiring to take out rival producers by driving down the price.

  • Futures File: Russia's economic woes affect currency, grain prices

    Published: Sun, Dec 21, 2014

    Walt and Alex Breitinger: The ruble has collapsed, and the ensuing currency crisis has made it difficult for Russia to sell its wheat on the global market.

  • Devon Energy donates $1 million to Oklahoma City Geological Society

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Sat, Dec 20, 2014

    Devon Energy Corp. has agreed to donate $1 million to help the Oklahoma City Geological Society pay for its new downtown headquarters.



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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The NewsOK Energy Team

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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