• Chesapeake's veterans program aimed at benefiting company, employees

    By Adam Wilmoth, Business Writers | Updated: Mon, Nov 10, 2014

    As Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy Corp. has undergone a transition both in leadership and corporate focus over the past two years, it has relied heavily on a group of current and former military officers who are taking on increasing leadership roles that the company.

  • Access Midstream donates 50 trees to Classen-Ten-Penn neighborhood

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Nov 8, 2014

    Access Midstream employees planted Shumard oak, Chinquapin oak, cedar elm and Chinese pistache trees as part of the city’s NeighborWoods program.

  • Oil and gas, livestock prices for Nov. 8

    Published: Sat, Nov 8, 2014

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Friday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $75.25 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $63.25 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted Oct. 22: COMPLETION Alfalfa: Sandridge Exploration & Production, LLC; JMG 2710 No. 4-5H Well; NE1/4 NE1/4 NE1/4 NW1/4 (SL) of 05-27N-10W; 250 barrels oil per day, 1,137,000 cu-ft gas per day; TD 9715. Beckham: Enervest Operating, LLC; Beck Real Estate No. 26 3HC Well; E1/2 NW1/4 NE1/4 NE1/4 (SL) of 26-11N-23W; TD 17,233. Kay: International Energy Corp.; H.T. Ranch No. 26-1 Well; C SW1/4 NE1/4 NE1/4 of 26-25N-01E; 35 barrels oil per day, 87,000 cu-ft gas per day; TD

  • T. Boone Pickens says U.S. producing too much oil

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Published: Sat, Nov 8, 2014

    The native Oklahoma oilman said oil prices probably are about as low as they are going to go for a while.

  • Chesapeake Energy sells last of its off-campus buildings in Oklahoma City

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Updated: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    Chesapeake Energy Corp. has sold the last of more than a dozen off-campus office buildings near its headquarters at NW 63 and Western Avenue. Most of the properties, totaling some 800,000 square feet, sold during concentrated divestment since late 2012.

  • Let there be light for Oklahoma customers

    By Adam Wilmoth, Staff Writer | Updated: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    Almost a year after the country began fazing out traditional incandescent light bulbs, LED bulbs have improved and are threatening to overtake compact fluorescent light bulbs as the alternative of choice, according to a report this week from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

  • 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.

  • Oil and gas prices for Nov. 7

    Published: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Thursday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $74.25 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $62.25 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted Oct. 21: COMPLETION Alfalfa: Midstates Petroleum Co., LLC; Henthorn 2409 No. 2H-14 C Well; NW1/4 NE1/4 NE1/4 NW1/4 (SL) of 14-24N-09W; 41 barrels oil per day, 738,000 cu-ft gas per day; TD 10,961. Sandridge Exploration & Production, LLC; 7B Ranch 2811 No. 3-12H Well; NW1/4 NE1/4 NW1/4 NW1/4 (SL) of 12-28N-11W; 116 barrels oil per day, 842,000 cu-ft gas per day; TD 9,665. Sandridge Exploration & Production, LLC; Allison 2610 No. 3-28H Well; NW1/4 NW1/4 NW1/4 NE1/4 (SL) of 28-26N-10W;

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Live energy chat at 6 p.m. Thursday

    Published: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

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

  • Oklahoma company earnings

    Published: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    Oklahoma companies report third-quarter earnings

  • 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.

  • 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.