• Collaboration works to get electricity to remote Oklahoma oil field

    By Jay F. Marks, Business Writer | Published: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    A unique collaboration is making it easier for an Oklahoma electric cooperative to provide power for drilling operations in remote areas.

  • Oklahoma business briefs, Aug. 29, 2014

    Published: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    Oklahoma business briefs, Aug. 29, 2014

  • Hobby Lobby building massive warehouse in southwest Oklahoma City

    By Brianna Bailey, Business Writer | Published: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    An $88 million, 1.9 million-square-foot warehouse is being constructed at 6900 SW 29, near Hobby Lobby’s corporate campus.

  • Oklahoma companies well-represented on Inc. 5000 list

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    Rankings show fastest-growing private companies in the nation. More than two dozen Oklahoma companies are in the 2014 Inc. 5000 rankings.

  • Oklahoma business briefs

    Published: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    Oklahoma business briefs for Aug. 26.

  • Oklahoma brewers take advantage of 3.2-strength beer sales

    By Nick Trougakos, Local Editor | Published: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    More and more of Oklahoma’s full-strength beermakers are opting to produce and sell so-called low-point beer. They are prohibited by law from selling their full-strength beer directly to the public.

  • LaunchOklahoma selects four startups

    Published: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    The LaunchOklahoma venture accelerator program has chosen four startup companies from Oklahoma City and Tulsa to participate in its 2014 program after a competitive application process.

  • Eagle & Beagle for Aug. 24

    Published: Sun, Aug 24, 2014

    Stocks Eagle Our current eagle soothed the feathers of traders and investors last week. Shares of Tulsa-based WPX Energy jumped 7.2 percent after the firm announced several transactions aimed at boosting margins. Essentially, the company sold its coal bed methane holdings while loading up on oily acreage in the San Juan Basin. CEO Rick Muncrief said the deals were basically a financial wash, but “demonstrate our commitment to deploy capital where we can generate the highest returns.” The trade-off was aimed at creating additional shareholder value, Muncrief said. Apparently, shareholders agreed. Beagle It was a relatively uneventful week in terms of price-moving news for most of

  • Chesapeake leaves OKC job incentive program

    By Brianna Bailey, Business Writer | Updated: Sat, Aug 23, 2014

    Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy will walk away from up to $1.57 million in city economic development money when it cancels its economic development agreement with the city early.

  • Oklahoma's contractor for uninsured motorists insolvent, assets to be liquidated

    By Brianna Bailey, Business Writer | Updated: Sat, Aug 23, 2014

    Oklahoma District Court Judge Thomas Prince ruled Thursday that Red Rock Insurance Co. was in hazardous financial condition and its assets must be liquidated.

  • Oklahoma business briefs, Aug. 23, 2014

    Published: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    Oklahoma business briefs, Aug. 23, 2014

  • Tackling fantasy football in the workplace

    By Paula Burkes, Staff Writer | Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    While some Oklahoma employers block popular websites for the virtual online sport, others believe increased employee morale outweighs any potential loss in productivity.

  • Startup businesses face thorny tax issues

    Published: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    James Porter of Arledge & Associates discusses what tax foundation is needed to build a business.

  • SandRidge exec David Lawler is chosen to lead new BP unit

    By Jay F. Marks, Business Writer | Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    David Lawler, an executive for Oklahoma City-based SandRidge Energy Inc., has been named CEO of industry giant BP’s new business managing its onshore oil and natural gas assets in the continental U.S.

  • Sonic mystery slush flavor available for one day only

    By Brianna Bailey, Business Writer | Published: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    Sonic Drive-In’s Mystery Disappearing Slush will be available in Sonics around the nation, including those in Oklahoma, for only one day.

  • Oklahoma business briefs

    Published: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    Oklahoma business briefs for Aug. 20, 2014.

  • Oklahoma City-based Continental Resources stock to split

    By Jay F. Marks, Business Writer | Published: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    Continental Resources Inc. will conduct a two-for-one stock split next month.

  • Oklahoma business briefs

    Published: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    Oklahoma business briefs for Aug. 19, 2014.

  • Dairy Boy lives on in Minco

    By Brianna Bailey, Business Writer | Updated: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    Dairy Boy Drive-in, a walk-up burger and ice cream stand on Minco’s main drag, is one of the last remnants of a chain that once had restaurants in small towns across Oklahoma.

  • What you need to know about the responsible corporate officer doctrine

    Published: Sun, Aug 17, 2014

    The principle is important in businesses that affect public health and welfare.