Two win auto skills finals
Two students from Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center in Choctaw won the state finals of the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills contest. William Eubanks and Andrew Chapman, led by instructor Jim Lafevers, will represent Oklahoma in the National Finals in June in Dearborn, Mich., in a contest of winning teams from all 50 states. Students will complete a written exam testing their automotive knowledge before a hands-on competition on the front lawn of Ford World Headquarters. Eubanks and Chapman won the state competition this week at Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology in Okmulgee where students from technology centers across the state raced to correctly diagnosis and repair intentionally installed “bugs” on identical Ford vehicles. Each pair was judged on speed, accuracy and workmanship. Teams from Red River Technology Center in Duncan finished second and third.
NGL boosts distribution
TULSA — NGL Energy Partners LP on Friday increased its quarterly cash distribution to 55.125 cents per outstanding limited partner unit. The 2-cent increase marks the 10th consecutive quarter NGL Energy has increased its cash distribution since its initial public offering in May 2011. The distribution will be paid May 15.
Credit Union to host Miracle Car Show
Tinker Federal Credit Union on Saturday will host its 14th annual Miracle Car Show to benefit Children’s Miracle Network. Admission is free to the public at the credit union’s corporate headquarters at 4140 W Interstate 40. The day’s activities will include door prizes, music, concessions, crafts, a 50/50 raffle and a Miracle Champion will present the Miracle Kid’s Award. Children’s Miracle Network funds children’s medical research and works to enhance children’s lives in Oklahoma.
cash tender results
Chesapeake Energy Corp. on Friday announced early results for its cash tender offer. Holders of almost $946 million of its 9.5 percent senior notes due 2015 tendered their notes before the early tender date, qualifying them for an early tender premium of $30 per $1,000 principal amount. The tender offer is set to expire May 7.
From Staff Reports