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Long-anticipated new rules for hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, on federal lands were delayed this week when a federal judge...

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  • OIL AND GAS PRICES FOR JUNE 30

    Published: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Monday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $54.75 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $42.75 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted June 15: COMPLETION Alfalfa: SandRidge Exploration & Production LLC; Ritchie 2811 No. 2-10H...

  • Oklahoma utilities study options after high court's mercury ruling

    By Paul Monies Business Writerpmonies@Oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. and other utilities are studying their compliance options after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 against a regulation designed to cut mercury and other harmful emissions from coal plants. The court said the EPA should have taken compliance costs into account when it...

  • Harold Hamm sues oilman for defamation over Facebook post

    By Brianna Bailey  Business Writer  Bbailey@Oklahoman.com  | Updated: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    Continental Resources Chairman and CEO Harold Hamm is seeking more than $75,000 in damages over a Facebook post that accused him of trying to “squelch” science examining links between Oklahoma’s energy industry and earthquakes. Hamm filed a defamation lawsuit against oilman Mickey Thompson.

  • EnergyWire stands by story questioning OU, Oklahoma Geological Survey

    BY RANDY KREHBIEL, Tulsa World | Published: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    A Washington, D.C., reporter who questioned the integrity of the University of Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Geological Survey in a story last week said Monday that he stands by his reporting. In a story published Sunday in the Tulsa World, OU President David Boren said it is “a bald-faced lie and...

  • OIL AND GAS PRICES FOR JUNE 27

    Published: Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Friday:         Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $56 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $44 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted June 12: COMPLETION Cimarron: Weinkauf Petroleum Inc.;...

  • Oklahoma's numbers stay level while U.S. rig count increases after 6 months

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    The number of working drilling rigs in the U.S. increased for the first time in six months this week, according to a Baker Hughes report. Nationwide, 859 rigs were active this week, up two over the past seven days. In Oklahoma, the rig count held flat at 105.

  • Wyoming federal court delays new hydraulic fracturing rules

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Updated: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    Long-anticipated new rules for hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, on federal lands were delayed this week when a federal judge in Wyoming said he needed more time to decide whether the changes should be implemented.

  • Sparq's plans CNG fueling station at Hutch's in Watonga

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Updated: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    Oklahoma City-based Sparq Natural Gas is scheduled to install both light- and heavy-duty compressed natural gas pumps at the Hutch's convenience store in Watonga. The pumps are expected to go online by the end of the year.

  • Plugging in

    Published: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    Plugging in business briefs for June 26, 2015

  • OIL AND GAS PRICES FOR JUNE 26

    Published: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Thursday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $56.25 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $44.25 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted June 11: COMPLETION Garfield: SK Plymouth LLC; Holden No. 2-18WH Well; S1/2 S1/2 S1/2 SW1/4...

  • OKC mall gets superchargers for Tesla Model S electric cars

    From Staff Reports | Published: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    Oklahoma City's first Tesla superchargers arrived this week at the Outlet Shoppes at Oklahoma City. Superchargers are free connectors that are capable of rapidly charging a Tesla Model S electric car. Tesla has been building a network of strategically placed stations throughout the...

  • Corporation Commission considers appeals on OG&E's emissions case

    By Paul Monies Business Writer pmonies@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    The fate of a $1.1 billion plan for environmental compliance and replacement generation proposed by Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. is in the hands of the Corporation Commission after a hearing Thursday.

  • Judge rules lawsuit against wind farm being constructed in Kingfisher can proceed

    By Paul Monies Business Writerpmonies@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    A U.S. district judge in Oklahoma, dismissed a claim of anticipatory trespass, but allowed a claim of anticipatory nuisance to progress against Kingfisher Wind LLC.

  • OIL AND GAS, LIVESTOCK PRICES FOR JUNE 25

    Published: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Wednesday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $56.75 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $44.75 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted June 10: COMPLETION Carter: Avalon Exploration Inc.; Rabe No. 1-17 Well; SE1/4 NW1/4 NW1/4...

  • Continental Resources expects early end to jobs incentive plan

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    Continental is expected to receive about $1.9 million from the Oklahoma City Development Trust in the next two weeks, bringing the total to more than $5 million since the company relocated to Oklahoma City from Enid in 2012.



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.

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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