• U.S. Justice Department eyeing Chesapeake Energy Corp.

    By Jay F. Marks, Business Writer | Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    Oklahoma City energy company reveals investigations in regulatory filing.

  • Plugging In business briefs for Nov. 7

    Published: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    Plugging In business briefs for Nov. 7, 2014

  • Oklahoma energy executives seek to calm markets

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Published: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    Executives at Oklahoma’s oil and natural gas production companies have used this week’s quarterly earnings calls to try to calm shareholders amid tumbling oil prices.

  • Oklahoma City's Gulfport Energy Corp. to break ground on new headquarters

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    Gulfport’s $30 million building will have six stories and 120,000 square feet in Quail Springs Office Park in northwest Oklahoma City.

  • Stronger earnings by corporate giants push Dow, S&P 500 into record territory

    By MATTHEW CRAFT , AP Business Writer | Published: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    Solid profits for big companies and optimistic economic news helped nudge the stock market to another record high Thursday.

  • Earnings for Nov. 7, 2014

    Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    Earnings for Nov. 7, 2014

  • Chat recap: Oil industry offers wealth of job opportunities

    BY PAUL MONIES, ADAM WILMOTH and JAY F. MARKS | Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    The NewsOK Energy team hosted a special live chat at Francis Tuttle's Portland campus in Oklahoma City Thursday night. Below is an unedited transcript from the chat.  NewsOK 5:10 p.m. Hey everyone. Our NewsOK Energy team is hosting a special energy industry chat tonight, focusing on jobs and careers. We'll get started at 6 p.m., but you can start submitting your questions now. NewsOK 5:11 p.m. Oklahoma Energy Resources Board Chairman Tim Munson will field questions from online participants and a live audience of OERB Petro Tech students who are training for jobs in the state’s growing oil and natural gas industry.

  • Live energy chat at 6 p.m. Thursday

    Published: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    Live energy chat set for Thursday at 6 p.m.

  • Chesapeake beats expectations with third-quarter earnings

    By Jay F. Marks, Business Writer | Updated: Wed, Nov 5, 2014

    Chesapeake Energy Corp. exceeded analysts’ estimates with adjusted earnings of $82 million, or 38 cents a share, in the third quarter.

  • Oil and gas prices for Nov. 6

    Published: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Wednesday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $75.25 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $63.25 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted Oct. 20: COMPLETION Alfalfa: Chesapeake Operating, LLC; Leamon Trust 21-26-12 No. 1H Well; NE1/4 NE1/4 NW1/4 NE1/4 (SL) of 21-26N-12W; 327 barrels oil per day, 2,156,000 cu-ft gas per day; TD 10,510. Sandridge Exploration & Production, LLC; Highfill 2711 No. 4-12H Well; NE1/4 NW1/4 NE1/4 NE1/4 (SL) of 12-27N-11W; 407 barrels oil per day, 2,408,000 cu-ft gas per day; TD 9,699. Payne: American Energy - Woodford, LLC; Adam 31-19N-3E No.

  • Oklahoma company earnings

    Published: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    Oklahoma companies report third-quarter earnings

  • SandRidge boosts quarterly oil production

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Published: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    SandRidge Energy Inc. increased its total oil and natural gas production 14 percent over the previous quarter and is working to protect itself and investors from falling oil prices, the company said Wednesday.

  • Oklahoma regulators to hear Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. environmental plan in March

    By Paul Monies, Business Writer | Published: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co.’s $1.1 billion plan to comply with haze and other emissions regulations is set for a hearing before the Oklahoma Corporation Commission in March, executives told analysts in an earnings call Wednesday.

  • Oklahoma City-based Continental bets on higher oil prices

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Published: Wed, Nov 5, 2014

    Continental Resources Inc., of Oklahoma City, is betting the price of oil will soon rebound.

  • Oil and gas prices for Nov. 5

    Published: Wed, Nov 5, 2014

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Tuesday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $73.75 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $61.75 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted Oct. 17: COMPLETION Alfalfa: Sandridge Exploration & Production, LLC; Allison 2610 No. 4-28H Well; NW1/4 NW1/4 NW1/4 NE1/4 (SL) of 28-26N-10W; 104.23 barrels oil per day, 1,998,000 cu-ft gas per day; TD 10,200. Sandridge Exploration & Production, LLC; Cordes 2710 No. 2-4H Well; SW1/4 SE1/4 SW1/4 SE1/4 (BHL) of 04-27N-10W; 37.33 barrels oil per day, 269,000 cu-ft gas per day; TD 10,265. Sandridge Exploration & Production, LLC; Herschelle 2709 No. 1-10H Well; SW1/4 SW1/4 SE1/4 SE1/4

  • SandRidge delays earnings after SEC raises questions

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Tue, Nov 4, 2014

    SandRidge Energy Inc. stock price slides after Oklahoma City firm announces it might have to restate earnings for the past two years.

  • Devon Energy reports record oil production

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Tue, Nov 4, 2014

    Devon Energy Corp. on Tuesday recorded a third-quarter profit of $1 billion fueled by record oil production that exceeded the company’s forecast.

  • Boone Pickens: Stop drilling for oil

    Adam Wilmoth | Updated: Tue, Nov 4, 2014

    Domestic oil producers may have been a too successful over the past few years, oilman Boone Pickens said Tuesday. Speaking by phone on CNBC, Pickens said American oil has flooded the market much like domestic natural gas did a few years ago. The result of the shale oil boom is that the United States is […]

  • Oil and gas, livestock prices for Nov. 4

    Published: Tue, Nov 4, 2014

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Monday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $75.25 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $63.25 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted Oct. 16: COMPLETION Alfalfa: Chesapeake Operating, LLC; Benton 12-25-12 No. 1H Well; NE/4 NE/4 NE/4 NW/4 (SL) of 12-25N-12W; 332 barrels oil per day, 1,344,000 cu-ft gas per day; TD 10,605. Beckham: Chesapeake Operating, LLC; Blevins 21-11-26 No. 2H Well; NE/4 NW/4 NE/4 NW/4 (BHL) of 21-11N-26W; 122 barrels oil per day, 3,605,000 cu-ft gas per day; TD 18,105. Woods: Chesapeake Operating, LLC; Harold 14-28-18 No. 1H Well; SW/4 SW/4 SE/4 SE/4 (SL) of 11-28N-18W; 409 barrels oil per day,

  • Two Tulsa energy sector companies qualified for up to $15.7 million in job creation incentives

    By Brianna Langness, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Nov 4, 2014

    Quality Jobs payments approved for creating up to 495 jobs over 10 years for two energy sector companies in Tulsa. The companies have qualified for up to $15.7 million in incentive payments.