• Veteran landman acclimated to energy industry's drops, surges

    By Paula Burkes, Business Writer | Updated: Mon, Apr 6, 2015

    Will Reagan, a veteran landman and president of Reagan Resources land services company, started his career as a terrestial ecologist.

  • Eagle & Beagle for Sunday, April 4, 2015

    Don Mecoy, Business Editor | Published: Sun, Apr 5, 2015

    Don Mecoy: Eagle & Beagle is a weekly looks at Oklahoma companies' high-performing and low-performing stocks.

  • Oil and gas, livestock prices for April 4

    Published: Sat, Apr 4, 2015

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices were not reported due to Good Friday holiday. Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted March 20: COMPLETION Alfalfa: Chesapeake Operating LLC; Glynn No. 3-27-11 1H Well; N1/2 S1/2 SE1/4 SW1/4 (SL) of 03-27N-11W; 218 barrels oil per day 1,308,000 cu-ft gas per day; TD 10,269. SandRidge Exploration & Production LLC; Charis 2811 No. 2-9H Well; SW1/4 SW1/4 SE1/4 SE1/4 (SL) of 09-28N-11W; 94.6 barrels oil per day 750,000 cu-ft gas per day; TD 9,845. SandRidge Exploration & Production LLC; Rose 2510 No. 3-20H Well; SE1/4 SE1/4 SW1/4 SE1/4 (SL) of 20-25N-10W; 160.36 barrels oil per day 3,623,000 cu-ft gas per day; TD 11,085. Ellis: Chesapeake

  • Natural gas storage levels, prices remain steady

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Fri, Apr 3, 2015

    Cold weather offset strong natural gas production this year leaving the country’s storage levels near the middle of the five-year average heading into the spring.

  • Oil and gas prices for April 3

    Published: Fri, Apr 3, 2015

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Thursday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $45.5 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $33.5 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted March 19: COMPLETION Alfalfa: Midstate Petroleum Co. LLC; Keltner 2512 No. 5H-17 B Well; NE1/4 NW1/4 NE1/4 NW1/4 (SL) of 17-25N-12W; 155 barrels oil per day 787,000 cu-ft gas per day; TD 11,583. Midstate Petroleum Co. LLC; Mary Jane 2612 No. 4H-32 C Well; NW1/4 NE1/4 NW1/4 NE1/4 (BHL) of 05-25N-12W; 113 barrels oil per day 1,037,000 cu-ft gas per day; TD 11,847. Caddo: King Energy LLC; Natalie No. 1-12 Well; W1/2 W1/2 W1/2 NE1/4 of 12-08N-11W; TD 10,597. Carter: XTO Energy Inc.; Gene No.

  • Plugging in business briefs for April 3

    Published: Fri, Apr 3, 2015

    Plugging in business briefs for April 3, 2015

  • Oklahoma attorney general argues against Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co.'s plan to replace Mustang plant

    By Paul Monies, Business Writer | Published: Fri, Apr 3, 2015

    Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt’s office asked regulators Thursday to drop Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co.’s request for pre-approval to spend $344 million to replace its aging Mustang plant.

  • SandRidge Energy to lay off 132

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    SandRidge Energy Inc. CEO James Bennett said Thursday the company is laying off 132 employees, or about 20 percent of the workforce at the Oklahoma City headquarters.

  • Increased refinery activity could cut gasoline prices

    BY ADAM WILMOTH | Updated: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline slipped to almost $2.23 on Wednesday, down 2 cents overnight and 2 cents below the price one month ago, according to GasBuddy.com. Wednesday’s price is $1.16 less than one year ago.

  • Pending Oklahoma earthquake cases critical to energy sector, property owners

    BY PAULA BURKES | Updated: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    Durbin, Larimore & Bialick’s David Donchin discusses pending Oklahoma earthquake cases and the jurisdictions of the state Corporation Commission and district courts.

  • Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. plans to pass on $4.3 million wind legal settlement to customers

    By Paul Monies, Business Writer | Published: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. plans to include a $4.3 million legal settlement it reached with a wind farm over problems delivering electricity to the grid as part of a future fuel-adjustment on customer bills.

  • Oil and gas, livestock prices for April 2

    Published: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Wednesday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $46.50 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $34.50 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted March 18: COMPLETION Custer: Arnold Oil Properties LLC; Coit No. 1-22 Well; C SW/4 NE/4 SE/4 of 22-15N-17W; 21 barrels oil per day 277,000 cu-ft gas per day; TD 10,830. Garfield: SandRidge Exploration & Production LLC; Dennis 2407 No. 4-29H Well; SE/4 SE/4 SW/4 SW/4 (SL) of 29-24N-07W; 285 barrels oil per day 2,828,000 cu-ft gas per day; TD 10,905. SK Plymouth LLC; TLZ Ranch No. 3-27H Well; SE/4 SE/4 SE/4 SW/4 (SL) of 27-24N-05W; 131 barrels oil per day 411,000 cu-ft gas per day; TD

  • Oklahoma City-based PostRock Energy to restate earnings

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Published: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    PostRock Energy Corp., based in Oklahoma City, on Tuesday reported its delayed fourth-quarter earnings and said it will restate its previously reported earnings for much of the past five years.

  • Oil and gas, livestock prices for April 1

    Published: Wed, Apr 1, 2015

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Tuesday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $44 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $32 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted March 17: COMPLETION Kay: Range Production Co. LLC; Brake No. 4-7N Well; NE1/4 NE1/4 NW1/4 NE1/4 (BHL) of 04-27N-01W; 235 barrels oil per day, 90 cu-ft gas per day; TD 8,841. INTENT TO DRILL Carter: XTO Energy Inc.; Knowles No. 1-27H22 Well; NW1/4 NE1/4 NE1/4 NW1/4 (BHL) of 22-03S-02E; TD 18,680. XTO Energy Inc.; Knowles No. 2-27H22 Well; NE1/4 NW1/4 NE1/4 NW1/4 (BHL) of 22-03S-02E; TD 18,600. XTO Energy Inc.; Knowles No. 3-27H22 Well; NE1/4 NE1/4 NW1/4 NW1/4 (BHL) of 22-03S-02E; TD

  • Oklahoma bill puts siting restrictions and reporting requirements on wind farms

    By Paul Monies, Business Writer | Published: Wed, Apr 1, 2015

    A House committee Tuesday passed Senate Bill 808 by a vote of 12-8. The bill would stop wind turbines being within 1.5 nautical miles of an airport, public school or hospital and put additional financial reporting requirements on wind developers for decommissioning old wind farms.

  • Business briefs for April 1

    Published: Wed, Apr 1, 2015

    Business briefs for April 1, 2015

  • Energy sector drags on first-quarter stock prices

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Published: Wed, Apr 1, 2015

    Continued uncertainty in the oil and natural gas industry led to another volatile quarter for Oklahoma companies.

  • Oklahoma utility OG&E faces multiple challenges in approval of $1 billion plan for environmental compliance and replacement generation

    By Paul Monies, Business Writer | Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    Testimony in a hearing on OG&E’s $1 billion plan at the Oklahoma Corporation Commission is on a break until April 7. The utility has faced numerous questions from 13 intervening parties in the case about how it came up with its plan and how ratepayers will be affected.

  • OG&E environmental and generation upgrades

    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    OG&E environmental and generation upgrades A Who’s Who OG&E’s $1 billion environmental compliance and replacement generation case has attracted 13 intervening parties. Here’s a look at who’s involved in the case at the Oklahoma Corporation Commission: OG&E Filed the $1 billion application looking for the commission to grant it cost recovery from ratepayers for environmental compliance and replacement generation. Number of witnesses: 8 Sierra Club A frequent intervenor in utility cases in Oklahoma. Wants OG&E to stop burning coal and use more renewable energy. Number of witnesses: 4 Oklahoma Industrial Energy Consumers Represents large industrial

  • Oil and gas, livestock prices for March 31

    Published: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Monday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $45.25 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $33.25 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted March 16: COMPLETION Alfalfa: SandRidge Exploration & Production LLC; Opal No. 2810 2-32H Well; SE1/4 SE1/4 SW1/4 SE1/4 (SL) of 32-28N-10W; 370.74 barrels oil per day 1,035,000 cu-ft gas per day; TD 9,910. Garfield: SandRidge Exploration & Production LLC; Sara No. 2406 1-30H Well; SW1/4 SE1/4 SW1/4 SE1/4 (SL) of 30-24N-06W; 173.19 barrels oil per day 163,000 cu-ft gas per day; TD 11,261. SandRidge Exploration & Production LLC; Taylor No.




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