Love's marks latest CNG effort
LAWTON — Love's Travel Stops and Country Stores on Thursday celebrated the grand opening of its newest compressed natural gas fueling station. The Lawton station, at 24169 State Highway 49, is the ninth Love's has opened in Oklahoma this year in partnership with Chesapeake Energy Corp. The Oklahoma City-based company plans to open at least 10 CNG fueling stations in its home state this year. “As more corporate and government entities convert their fleets and consumer demand for natural gas vehicles grows, Love's wants to be ready to meet the needs of our customers,” said Jenny Love Meyer, Love's vice president of communications. Love's also has opened CNG fueling stations in Oklahoma City, Norman, Pauls Valley, Chickasha, Guthrie, Okemah, Altus and Guymon this year after introducing the gasoline alternative late last year in Kingfisher.
Landman forms new company
Veteran landman Chip Taylor has formed his own company. Taylor Oil and Gas Partners LLC will provide a variety of consulting services as Taylor, who has been a landman for more than 30 years, builds his new company. He said he can help other operators and investors with his industry experience, but eventually he hopes to acquire his own producing assets for the new company. Taylor's office is located at 5909 Northwest Expressway, Suite 216.