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  • Eagle & Beagle for Sunday, May 29, 2016

    Published: Sun, May 29, 2016

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

  • Futures File: Traders send oil prices higher as they wait for OPEC to meet

    Futures File: Traders send oil prices higher as... Published: Sun, May 29, 2016

    Walt and Alex Breitinger: Crude oil prices have nearly doubled since falling near $26 in February, rising as global oil production has slowed, especially due to output shortfalls in Canada, Libya, and Nigeria.

  • Oklahoma's rig count increases by two

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Sat, May 28, 2016

    The number of drilling rigs searching for oil and natural gas in Oklahoma increased by two to 59 the past week.

  • OIL AND GAS PRICES

    Published: Sat, May 28, 2016

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Friday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $45.75 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $33.75 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted May 17: COMPLETION Ellis: Jones Energy LLC; Neidens 10 No. 3H Well; SW1/4 SW1/4 SE1/4 SW1/4...

  • CAREER CHANGE

    CAREER CHANGE By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, May 27, 2016

    Oklahoma has lost more than 20,000 oil and gas related jobs the past two years. But net employment opportunities for the state are not down that much, although those jobs may not pay as well.

  • Thunder ownership involved in McClendon probate case

    Thunder ownership involved in McClendon probate... BY BRIANNA BAILEY and ADAM WILMOTH | Published: Fri, May 27, 2016

    Court transcripts show that Creditors are concerned McClendon's stake in the team could sell for less than market value.

  • OIL AND GAS PRICES

    Published: Fri, May 27, 2016

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Thursday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $46 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $34 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted May 16: COMPLETION Washington: Harrington Orville; Kane No. 9KE Well; NE1/4 SE1/4 NW1/4 NE1/4 of...

  • Oklahoma plugging in briefs for May 27

    Published: Fri, May 27, 2016

    Oklahoma plugging in briefs for May 27, 2016

  • Some energy analysts feel optimistic oil downturn shows signs of improvement

    Some energy analysts feel optimistic oil... By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Updated: Thu, May 26, 2016

    Domestic oil prices on Thursday briefly topped $50 a barrel as optimism gave the energy industry hope that a nearly two-year downturn in prices is improving.

  • Oklahoma City shareholders meetings reflect state of the company, energy industry

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, May 26, 2016

    Annual shareholder meetings at Oklahoma City’s larger energy companies — Devon and Chesapeake — have been much more businesslike and straightforward than previous years. Discussions with activist investors and environmentalists have been cordial.

  • Oklahoma City company upgrades software design, enabling it to expand despite oil downturn

    Oklahoma City company upgrades software design,... By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, May 26, 2016

    Reagan Resources, an Oklahoma City-based land and title company, has doubled its staff and added clients this year while many oil and natural gas companies have cut their budgets and laid off workers. The company credits an update of its LandRush software for its success.

  • ETE seeks court ruling to allow termination of Williams merger

    ETE seeks court ruling to allow termination of... BY CASEY SMITH, Tulsa World | Published: Thu, May 26, 2016

    Energy Transfer Equity announced Thursday that it is seeking a court decision that The Williams Cos. has breached the merger agreement the companies made on Sept. 28 and for that reason ETE is entitled to terminate the agreement. If the court finds that ETE is entitled to terminate the merger...

  • OIL AND GAS PRICES

    Published: Thu, May 26, 2016

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Wednesday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $46 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $34 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted May 13: COMPLETION Ellis: Jones Energy LLC; Raiders 27 No. 6HR Well; NW1/4 SE1/4 SW1/4 SW1/4 (SL)...

  • Williams Cos. gets approval needed for merger vote

    Williams Cos. gets approval needed for merger vote BY CASEY SMITH, Tulsa World | Published: Wed, May 25, 2016

    Williams Cos. announced Wednesday morning that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has given its approval to a document required for shareholders of the Tulsa-based company to vote on a proposed acquisition by Energy Transfer Equity.  The SEC declared Wednesday that the Form S-4...

  • OIL AND GAS PRICES

    Published: Wed, May 25, 2016

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Tuesday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $45 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $33 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted May 12: COMPLETION Hughes: PetroQuest Energy LLC; Ethel No. 5-7H Well; SW1/4 NE1/4 NW1/4 NW1/4 (SL)...



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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