• Eagle & Beagle for Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016

    Published: Sun, Feb 7, 2016

    Don Mecoy: Eagle & Beagle is a weekly look at Oklahoma companies' high-performing (eagle) and low-performing (beagle) stocks.

  • Anheuser-Busch pushes, gently, for change in Oklahoma's liquor laws

    By Brianna Bailey Business Writer bbailey@oklahoman.com  | Updated: Fri, Feb 5, 2016

    Anheuser-Busch Sales of Oklahoma sees its best weeks for beer sales during the Super Bowl and some holidays. About 10 million cases of beer pass through the climate-controlled warehouse off Interstate 240 every year, and the week before the Super Bowl and some holidays are the distributor's biggest of the year.

  • Oklahoma business briefs for Feb. 5, 2016

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Oklahoma business briefs for Feb. 5, 2016

  • Oklahoma business briefs for Feb. 4

    Published: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Oklahoma business briefs for Feb. 4, 2016

  • Q&A with Jerry Hunter

    Published: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Jerry Hunter of US Fleet Tracking discusses how their tracking software will be utilized during Sunday's Super Bowl.

  • SandRidge Energy to cut costs, expand operations

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    SandRidge Energy Inc. CEO James Bennett said prices are likely to remain subdued throughout much of 2016. He added, "We're trying to control the variables we can control."

  • SandRidge Energy 2016 job cuts total 440

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Updated: Wed, Feb 3, 2016

    SandRidge has cut 440 jobs since the first of the year. After Wednesday's layoffs, SandRidge has 717 employees, including 376 in Oklahoma City. The count is down from 1,157 companywide and 548 in Oklahoma City at the end of 2015.

  • Oklahoma business brief

    Published: Wed, Feb 3, 2016

    Arvest Bank reports a spike in Small Business Administration loan activity for the second consecutive year in 2015.

  • Oklahoma business briefs for Feb. 2

    Published: Tue, Feb 2, 2016

    Oklahoma business briefs for Feb. 2, 2016

  • ONG blames 'poor workmanship' for NW OKC home explosion

    By Matt Patterson Staff Writer mpatterson@oklahoman.com | Updated: Mon, Feb 1, 2016

    Oklahoma Natural Gas blamed "poor workmanship" as the cause of a Jan. 2 pipeline explosion that obliterated a northwest Oklahoma City home, damaged dozens of others and left one man severely injured. In an incident report filed late Monday afternoon with the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, the utility cited a three-and-a-half-inch crack in a polyethylene pipe and a lack fusion in a weld seam as the cause of the blast at 12505 Whispering Hollow Drive. The explosion caused an estimated $509,443 in property damage, including about $5,000 to ONG infrastructure.   An ONG spokeswoman said Monday the utility would have no additional comment. Corporation commission spokesman Matt Skinner said that agency will

  • Sonic hatches plan to move to cage-free eggs

    By Brianna Bailey Business Writer bbailey@oklahoman.com  | Published: Mon, Feb 1, 2016

    Oklahoma-based Sonic Corp. will serve its customers cage-free egg products by 2025, CEO Cliff Hudson said Monday. Also, several other restaurant chains announced the use cage-free egg products, including Burger King, Tim Hortons, Hardee's and Carl's Jr., PF Chang's, White Castle and Starwood hotels.

  • Oklahoma City hatter knows tricks of the trade

    By Brianna Bailey Business Writer  bbailey@oklahoman.com | Published: Mon, Feb 1, 2016

    Lavonna “Shorty” Koger, the owner of Shorty’s Cowboy Hattery in Oklahoma City, is a self-taught hat maker with 26 years in the business of custom cowboy hats.

  • Eagle & Beagle for Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016

    By Don Mecoy Business Editor dmecoy@oklahoman.com | Published: Sun, Jan 31, 2016

    Don Mecoy: Eagle & Beagle is a weekly look at Oklahoma companies' high-performing (eagle) and low-performing (beagle) stocks.

  • CrowdSeekr.com offers aggregation, search functions for real estate crowdfunding efforts

    By Richard Mize Real Estate Editor richardmize@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, Jan 29, 2016

    An Oklahoma City commercial realty executive, e-commerce attorney and information technology expert have launched CrowdSeekr.com, an aggregator and search engine for real estate crowdfunding offerings.

  • A real rock star: Members of KISS helped make the day of one Oklahoma man

    By Nathan Poppe Entertainment Writer npoppe@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, Jan 28, 2016

    Malcom Wynn received the surprise of a lifetime Thursday when he got an opportunity to visit with four members of KISS.

  • Paycom expands sales presence in six cities

    By Brianna Bailey Business Writer bbailey@oklahoman.com  | Published: Tue, Jan 26, 2016

    Paycom Software Inc. is opening six sales offices in Chicago, Cleveland, San Antonio, Pasadena, Calif., Sacramento, Calif., and Stamford, Conn. Oklahoma City-based Paycom has been expanding its sales teams nationwide since going public on the New York Stock Exchange in 2014.

  • SandRidge borrows $489 million

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Mon, Jan 25, 2016

    SandRidge Energy Inc. last week borrowed almost $489 million, maxing out the credit line it secured early last year, the company said Monday. The Oklahoma City-based oil and natural gas producer said it plans to use the money for general corporate purposes. "Our cash is a valuable asset, and in this volatile market, having guaranteed liquidity provides the maximum operation and financial flexibility to SandRidge," spokesman David Kimmel said in a statement Monday. "By fully drawing on our revolver, we ensure that all of our liquidity is readily available to us." Including the $11 million SandRidge withdrew previously, the company now owes nearly $500 million on the credit line and has $855 million in cash on hand.

  • Eagle & Beagle for Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016

    By Don Mecoy Business Editor dmecoy@oklahoman.com | Published: Sun, Jan 24, 2016

    Don Mecoy: Eagle & Beagle is a weekly look at Oklahoma companies' high-performing (eagle) and low-performing (beagle) stocks.

  • First National redevelopment sale adjusts office vacancies downtown

    By Richard Mize Real Estate Editor richardmize@oklahoman.com | Published: Sat, Jan 23, 2016

    Price Edwards & Co. has taken First National Center off the books as available office space after its sale to developers to be turned into a hotel, apartments and parking. Its removal helps the marketability of other, vacant space downtown, the firm reports.

  • BancFirst Corp.'s profits are slightly higher in 2015

    From Staff Reports | Published: Fri, Jan 22, 2016

    BancFirst reported net income of $15.7 million for the last three months of 2015, about $100,000 higher than in the same period of 2014. Profits for all of 2015 totaled $66.2 million, or $4.17 per share, compared to $63.9 million, or $4.04 per share, in 2014.




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