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Oklahoma City's Enable Midstream begins trading on NYSE

Business | Published: Sat, Apr 12, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Common units of Oklahoma City pipeline firm Enable Midstream Partners LP began trading Friday on the New York Stock Exchange.

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Oklahoma universities offer energy education...

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Universities across Oklahoma have developed energy management programs to support the growing oil and gas industry.

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Energy articles from NewsOK and The Oklahoman

  • Oklahoma electric utilities want higher rate for solar, wind energy producers

    By Paul Monies, Business Writer | Published: Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Senate Bill 1456 allows regulated utilities to apply to the Oklahoma Corporation Commission to charge a higher base rate to customers who generate solar and wind energy and send their excess power back into the grid. The bill passed the Legislature and is on Gov. Mary Fallin’s desk.

  • Aubrey McClendon leases drilling rigs from Chesapeake Energy

    By Jay F. Marks, Business Writer | Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    Former Chesapeake CEO and founder Aubrey McClendon’s new company, American Energy Partners LP, is leasing seven drilling rigs from Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy Corp., according to a regulatory filing.

  • Tulsa businessman George Kaiser buys stake in Oklahoma City Thunder

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    Kaiser is buying out the ownership interest of Tom Ward, who had a reported 19.23 percent stake in the team.

  • Oil and gas, livestock prices for April 19

    Published: Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted April 2: COMPLETION Alfalfa: SandRidge Exploration & Production, LLC; Carol 2810 No. 2-34H Well; NW1/4 NW1/4 NE1/4 NE1/4 (SL) of 03-27N-10W; 151 barrels oil per day, 357,000 cu-ft gas per day; TD 10,302. Beaver:...

  • U.S. delays Keystone XL pipeline decision

    By JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press | Published: Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    Obama administration indefinitely extends review of Keystone XL pipeline amid legal controversy in Nebraska.

  • Oklahoma universities offer energy education programs

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    Universities across Oklahoma have developed energy management programs to support the growing oil and gas industry.

  • Seaboard Foods, Guymon-based subsidiary embracing CNG

    By Jay F. Marks, Business Writer | Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    Seaboard Foods and subsidiary High Plains Bioenergy continue to add trucks that run on compressed natural gas, so they have signed a contract with TruStar Energy to build a large new fueling station in Guymon.

  • Colombia investigating increases in earthquakes

    By Andrew Willis and Matthew Bristow, Bloomberg News | Published: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    The seismic activity in a formerly stable region is occurring in the country’s oil-producing region.

  • Oil and gas prices for April 18

    Published: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Thursday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $100.75 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $88.75 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted April 1: COMPLETION Alfalfa: Chesapeake Operating Inc.; Citation 23-27-11 No. 1H Well;...

  • Oklahoma energy briefs, April 18

    Published: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    Oklahoma energy briefs, April 18

  • Oil and gas, livestock prices for April 17

    Published: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Wednesday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $100.25 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $88.25 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted March 31: COMPLETION Beckham: Linn Operating Inc.; Brady 30-11-25 No. 10H Well; SE1/4...

  • Keystone foes study how to be arrested if oil pipeline gets OK

    By Jim Snyder, Bloomberg News | Published: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    Activists taught classes in the nation’s capital on civil disobedience, part of a last-ditch campaign against the Keystone XL pipeline, which critics view as a threat to the climate.

  • Freight train industry to miss safety deadline

    By JOAN LOWY, Associated Press | Published: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    Only one-fifth of its track will have mandatory safety technology to prevent catastrophic collisions and derailments installed by the deadline set by Congress, the freight railroad industry said Wednesday.

  • ConocoPhillips donates $1 million to OSU's Spears School of Business

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Published: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    The donation will help pay for the new home of OSU’s Spears School of Business.

  • Temporary plan proposed for dealing with American burying beetle

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday proposed a temporary plan to address how the oil and natural gas industry should deal with the endangered American burying beetle.



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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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.