OU adds energy graduate degree
NORMAN — The University of Oklahoma is offering an executive master's of business administration in energy degree. The Price College of Business program began this month with 18 students who have an average of 12 years in the energy industry. “OU has more than a century of tradition in energy education,” interim Dean Daniel Pullin said. “With this program, Price College is confirming our leadership position in providing distinctive business education to the energy community.” The course is a mix of online classes and in-person residencies. The next class begins in August.
Continental CEO to open event
Continental Resources Inc. CEO Harold Hamm will be the keynote speaker at the opening of Hart Energy's DUG Bakken and Niobrara conference. The three-day conference begins April 2 in Denver. Organizers said Hamm is expected to reveal Continental's plans while discussing how the Oklahoma City-based company built its leading position in the Bakken-Three Forks play.
New Source dedicates cancer lab
New Source Energy Partners LP officials this week helped dedicate a new cancer research laboratory at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. The New Source Energy Laboratory was funded through a $1 million gift from the company. The gift was part of OMRF's $12 million cancer campaign, which will help expand the foundation's research staff and update labs and equipment focused on advancing cancer research. “New Source wants to support OMRF and the hope it brings to those affected by disease,” New Source CEO Kristian Kos said. “The groundbreaking research conducted at this facility is of vital importance and benefit to possible future treatments and cures.”
Blueknight plans distributions
Blueknight Energy Partners LP will pay quarterly cash distributions of 12.65 cents per common unit and 12.875 cents per preferred unit, the partnership announced this week. The distributions will be paid Feb. 14.
Rose Rock increases unit pay
Rose Rock Midstream LP has boosted the distribution on its limited partner units. Rose Rock will pay 46.5 cents a unit for the fourth quarter, up about 3.3 percent over the previous quarter. The distribution will be paid Feb. 14.
Cypress Energy gains 4 on board
TULSA — Four new members have been added to the board of Cypress Energy Partners LP's general partner. Henry Cornell, Philip Gisi, John T. McNabb II and Charles C. Stephenson Jr. joined the board last week, according to a regulatory filing. Each will receive an annual compensation package worth about $125,000. McNabb will receive additional compensation as chairman of the conflicts and audit committees.
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