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Oklahoma City's Enable Midstream begins trading on NYSE

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

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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

  • Norman residents question drilling company's use of drinking water

    By Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Updated: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    A Texas-based oil company has a legal permit to use Norman drinking water for its drilling operation on Norman’s east side, but some residents say the practice should be prohibited.

  • Fracking, horizontal drilling work best in the U.S.

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    The technology that has allowed domestic energy companies to produce oil and natural gas from shale and other dense rocks has transformed economies throughout North America, but development likely would be more difficult internationally.

  • Edmond company has accountant to help with CNG decision

    By Jay F. Marks, Business Writer | Updated: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    Champion CNG in Edmond established ties with a local accountant to help customers understand the financial implication of switching to natural gas for a vehicle fuel.

  • 11 Senate Democrats favor Keystone XL pipeline

    By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press | Published: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    The five-year review of the Canada-to-Texas pipeline has been “exhaustive in its time, breadth and scope” and has taken longer than reasonably justified, the senators wrote to President Barack Obama.

  • U.S. reports oil reserves highest since 1976

    By The Associated Press | Published: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    The report says reserves grew 4.5 billion barrels, or 15 percent, to 33 billion barrels in 2012.

  • Panel approves plans for new Oklahoma City Kimray campus

    By Brianna Bailey, Business Writer | Published: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    Some area residents are concerned about the potential for noise and traffic from the development.

  • U.S. natural gas moving globally

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Published: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    Speakers at the OU Energy Symposium on Thursday discussed how the growing demand for domestic liquefied natural gas exports likely will affect the economies both inside and outside the country.

  • Steps are underway to protect U.S. energy grid, regulator says

    By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press | Updated: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    Cheryl LaFleur, acting chairwoman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, said employees are “wiping and scrubbing all databases” and taking other steps to protect sensitive information.

  • Oklahoma energy briefs for April 11, 2014

    Updated: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    Oklahoma energy briefs for April 11, 2014

  • Oil industry rallies at Oklahoma state Capitol

    BY JAY F. MARKS, Business Writer | Published: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    The Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association staged a Rally for the Rigs on Wednesday at the state Capitol to lobby for the industry.

  • Oil and gas prices for April 10

    Published: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Wednesday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $100 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $88 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted March 21: COMPLETION Alfalfa: Chesapeake Operating Inc.; Pronghorn 4-26-11 No. 1H Well; N1/2...

  • Feds say oil trains should have two-man crews

    By JOAN LOWY, Associated Press | Published: Wed, Apr 9, 2014

    Responding to a series of fiery train derailments, federal regulators said Wednesday they will propose that trains transporting crude oil have at least two-man crews and requirements aimed at preventing parked train cars from coming loose and causing accidents like one in July that killed 47 people.

  • Historic IPOs for OKC companies

    By Brianna Bailey, Business Writer | Updated: Wed, Apr 9, 2014

    When Paycom Software Inc. and Enable Midstream Partners LP issue stock on Friday, it will be the first time two Oklahoma City-based companies will have gone public on the same day.

  • Chesapeake CEO touts company's speed, core assets

    By Paul Monies, Business Writer | Updated: Wed, Apr 9, 2014

    Doug Lawler, Chesapeake Energy Corp.’s CEO, spoke before the Rotary Club of Oklahoma City, discussing the company’s financial strategy and the changes it’s made since he took over in June.

  • Oklahoma City gets its first LNG station

    By Jay F. Marks, Business Writer | Updated: Wed, Apr 9, 2014

    Clean Energy opened its first liquefied natural gas-fueling station in Oklahoma last week to help encourage trucking companies to switch to the cheaper, cleaner fuel.



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.