• Oklahoma business briefs for Oct. 29

    Published: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    Oklahoma business briefs for Oct. 29, 2014

  • Art lovers help demolish Oklahoma City home while adding to their collections

    By Steve Lackmeyer, Business Writer | Published: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Kayla Baker, owner of Northline Development, was brainstorming with her assistant, Sara Tham, Tennille McCallister, of Verbode Homes, and Dylan and Amanda Bradway, owners of DNA Gallery, when the Bradways discussed Oklahoma City’s lack of public art. Baker quickly suggested the old wood frame home set to be demolished at 811 NW 8 be turned into a canvas for artists that could then be salvaged by art lovers.

  • The Williams Cos. sees modest gain after finishing midstream merger deal

    By Jay F. Marks, Business Writer | Published: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    The Williams Cos. Inc. saw only a modest rise in its stock price Monday, a day after announcing a deal to merge the midstream partnerships in controls.

  • Oklahoma's angel investors provide funding and expertise to start-up companies

    Published: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Providers of early stage funding in Oklahoma can get greater returns on investments in startup companies.

  • Continental forms joint venture with South Korean firm to develop Oklahoma acreage

    Jay F. Marks | Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    Amid a record run of oil production, Continental Resources Inc. on Monday announced a joint venture with a South Korean company to develop some of its Oklahoma acreage. Continental’s deal with S.K. E&S Co. Ltd. is worth about $360 million. Most of that money will be used to fund the Oklahoma City-based oil producer’s drilling […]

  • Oklahoma midstream firms agree to merge

    By Jay F. Marks, Business Writer | Published: Sun, Oct 26, 2014

    Oklahoma City-based Access Midstream Partners LP will merge with Tulsa-based Williams Partners LP in a deal worth about $50 billion.

  • Eagle & Beagle for Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

    Published: Sun, Oct 26, 2014

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

  • Oklahoma pro-capitalism museum met ironic end

    By Brianna Bailey, Business Writer | Published: Sun, Oct 26, 2014

    A museum dedicated to teaching children about the free enterprise system on the campus of Oklahoma Christian University opened in 1982. It was ultimately economics that closed Enterprise Square after 17 years.

  • SandRidge to spin off wastewater business

    By Jay F. Marks, Business Writer | Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    SandRidge Energy Inc. is poised to spin off its wastewater disposal business as a master limited partnership called MidCon Midstream LP.

  • Historic Oklahoma City television tower is coming down

    By Graham Lee Brewer, Staff Writer | Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    KWTV-9 began dismantling the station’s first television tower. The tower was the tallest man-made structure in the world when it was built in 1954.

  • SandRidge to spin off wastewater business

    Jay F. Marks | Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    A SandRidge Energy Inc. subsidiary on Friday filed a registration statement for an initial public offering of common units. MidCon Midstream LP is a limited partnership formed by SandRidge to own, operate and develop assets used to dispose of saltwater produced alongside oil and natural gas. The firm’s initial assets are expected to include well […]

  • Oklahoma driller Continental Resources is pleased with oil yield from latest Grady County wells

    By Jay F. Marks, Business Writer | Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    Continental Resources Inc. has announced the results of its four latest wells in its new Springer Shale play.

  • Oklahoma business briefs for Oct. 24, 2014

    Published: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    Oklahoma business briefs for Oct. 24, 2014

  • Oklahoma business briefs for Oct. 23, 2014

    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Oklahoma business briefs for Oct. 23, 2014

  • Oklahoma business briefs, Oct. 22, 2014

    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Oklahoma business briefs, Oct. 22, 2014

  • Almost 500 jobs coming to Lawton

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    LAWTON — A Virginia-based federal contractor plans to hire nearly 500 people in southwestern Oklahoma, according to officials from the city of Lawton and the Lawton-Fort Sill Economic Development Corporation. Serco Inc., headquartered in Reston, Virginia, will bring 475 jobs to Lawton. It provides professional, technology and management services and has about 10,000 employees, a local newspaper reports. Mayor Fred Fitch said the company told him last year that Lawton was one of their best locations because of its labor force. Phil Kennedy, chairman of the Economic Development Corporation, called the jobs a great win for Lawton. Serco won a July 2013 contract from the U.S.

  • Oklahoma business briefs for Oct. 21

    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Oklahoma business briefs for Oct. 21, 2014

  • Oklahoma angel investor i2E leads $1.75 million investment in WeGoLook LLC

    From Staff Reports | Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Oklahoma City company WeGoLook offers mobile application that links firm’s field agents with customers.

  • Executive Q&A: CEO at Cory's AV in Oklahoma City carries on grandfather's business

    By Paula Burkes, Business Writer | Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    Executive Q&A: When Brad Poarch’s grandfather founded Cory’s AV in 1953, he supplied projectors to area movie houses and 16-millimeter films to Oklahoma City schools. Today, the firm specializes in integrated, and oftentimes elaborate, audio, video and lighting systems for rental, purchase and installation.

  • Tension over education, sales tax grows between Oklahoma and tribal nations

    Published: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    The city of Shawnee and area tribes such as the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Sac & Fox Nation, the Absentee Shawnee Tribe and the Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma are locked into bitter disputes over Shawnee’s efforts to impose sales taxes on their tribal trust lands.