By Paul Monies, Business Writer | Published: Wed, May 27, 2015
Cuts and the use of special agency accounts to balance the state’s budget could jeopardize several programs at the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, which regulates everything from oil and gas to trucking and public utilities.
Cushing is known as the pipeline crossroads of the world and Oklahoma is the most seismically active state in the nation, KOKH reports.
When you combine those two facts there is a potential for an environmental emergency that no one is prepared to face ...
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Continental Resources Inc. founder, chairman and CEO Harold Hamm says he wasn't trying to bully Oklahoma's state seismologist when he sought a meeting in 2013 but simply trying to learn what proof the scientist had for saying hydraulic fracturing was causing earthquakes.
By Paul Monies, Business Writer | Updated: Mon, May 11, 2015
More than half of the wastewater disposal wells in areas of earthquake activity have cut their depths or lowered volumes since a directive issued by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission in March. The update comes as a coalition of environmental groups and concerned residents delivered a petition...