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Energy articles from NewsOK and The Oklahoman

  • Lower natural gas prices mean bill reduction for OG&E customers

    By Paul Monies Business Writer pmonies@oklahoman.com | Updated: 14 hr ago

    Typical residential customer should save about $5 a month, Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. says.

  • American Energy Partners to make 'significant investment' in Mexico

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, Sep 2, 2015

    Oklahoma City-based American Energy Partners LP has entered into a partnership with Mexico City-based EIM Capital to explore for oil and natural gas in Mexico. EIM Capital is a private equity fund led by former Mexican President Vicente Fox.

  • OIL AND GAS PRICES FOR SEPT. 2

    Published: Wed, Sep 2, 2015

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Tuesday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $42 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $30 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted Aug. 18: COMPLETION Alfalfa: Sandridge Exploration & Production LLC; Poole 2511 No. 1-16H Well;...

  • PostRock promotes vice president to CEO

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, Sep 2, 2015

    PostRock Energy Corp.has promoted Clark Edwards to interim president and CEO, replacing Terry W. Carter, who has retired. This occurs one week before PostRock is scheduled to be suspended from Nasdaq trading.

  • After $179M second-quarter loss, ConocoPhillips to cut workforce

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, Sep 2, 2015

    ConocoPhillips Inc. plans to cut about 10 percent of its global workforce, or about 1,800 jobs, the Houston-based oil and natural gas company said Tuesday.

  • OIL AND GAS PRICES FOR SEPT. 1

    Published: Tue, Sep 1, 2015

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Monday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $45.75 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $33.75 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted Aug. 17: COMPLETION Creek: Gibson Les; Northwest Gypsy No. 2 Well; C SW/4 SE/4 NW/4 of...

  • Oklahoma business news briefs

    Published: Mon, Aug 31, 2015

    Oklahoma business news in brief for Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.

  • Three-day spree drives oil price up, but market may not sustain trend

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Mon, Aug 31, 2015

    While oil prices have been surging over the past few days, gasoline prices have been headed the other direction.

  • WPX Energy announces $185 million asset sale

    BY CASEY SMITH, Tulsa World | Published: Mon, Aug 31, 2015

    Tulsa-based domestic energy producer WPX Energy will execute an $185 million asset sale, the proceeds of which will be used to start paying down debt from its recent purchase of RKI Exploration & Production LLC. WPX Energy announced Monday that it has agreed to sell a North Dakota...

  • Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm dismisses libel suit

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Mon, Aug 31, 2015

    Harold Hamm has dismissed a libel and defamation lawsuit against Oklahoma City oilman Mickey Thompson. Hamm filed the lawsuit in June after Thompson wrote a post on his personal Facebook page that was critical of Hamm.

  • Eagle & Beagle for Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015

    By Don Mecoy Business Editor | Published: Sun, Aug 30, 2015

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

  • OIL AND GAS PRICES FOR AUG. 29

    Published: Sat, Aug 29, 2015

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Friday: Oklahoma Sweet:                               Sunoco Inc. — $42 Oklahoma...

  • Oil prices rebound for second straight day

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Sat, Aug 29, 2015

    Despite news that the country's drilling activity has slowed, those in Oklahoma's energy industry had to be heartened as prices rose 16 percent Thursday and Friday.

  • Oklahoma Corporation Commission reviews other states' opt-outs for smart meters in Public Service Co. of Oklahoma case

    By Paul Monies Business Writer pmonies@oklahoman.com | Published: Sat, Aug 29, 2015

    Public Service Co. of Oklahoma is seeking approval to charge customers a one-time fee of $183 and $28 per month to opt-out of using its smart meters. After that, the utility's one-time fee for opting out would rise to $261.

  • Adam Wilmoth column: Pipeline safety is essential for the industry and the country

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Updated: Fri, Aug 28, 2015

    Pipeline failures today are more damaging and more costly to repair. Increased regulations can mean pipelines could be shut down for months or years after an incident, clogging up transmission throughout the county’s pipeline system.



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.

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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