Mr. President, welcome to the town that fossil fuel built

Published: March 22, 2012
MR. President, this is the town that fossil fuel built, from the wildcatter days to the discovery of the giant Oklahoma City field; from oil derricks sprouting in the shadow of the state Capitol to gas rigs reaching miles underground; through booms, busts, gushers and dry holes; from the pioneering era of fracking to the high-tech era of deep gas wells; from world-class energy research to the siting of the headquarters of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission. When it comes to fossil fuel, we get it and we bring it to the marketplace.
Oklahoma drills...

Oklahoman subscribers have access to this article. Unlock it below.

What is this? Learn more.
NewsOK.com has disabled the comments for this article.

Trending Now


AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    Life After Ice Buckets: ALS Group Faces $94 Million Challenge
  2. 2
    Jalen Saunders had to be physicially restrained during seizure
  3. 3
    Kansas City's Oklahoma Joe's restaurant taking state out of name
  4. 4
    Former prison warden present at botched execution in Arizona hired by OK DOC
  5. 5
    Multimillionaire CEO Caught On Tape Kicking Puppy (GRAPHIC VIDEO)
+ show more