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Oklahoma business briefs for July 3

Oklahoma business briefs for July 3
Oklahoman Published: July 3, 2012


Airport projects are approved

The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission has approved a total of $1.3 million for airport projects in Muskogee, Perry and Guymon. Capital improvement grants include $500,000 to Muskogee's Davis Field to replace the airport's existing terminal building, a $1.1 million project. The city of Muskogee will provide additional funding. Also approved was a $400,000 grant for the city of Perry for rehabilitation of the runway at Perry Municipal Airport and $400,000 for the city of Guymon to be used to rehabilitate taxiways, taxilanes and aprons at Guymon Municipal Airport.

Thompson returns to alliance

Oil and natural gas industry veteran Mickey Thompson is back at the helm of the Domestic Energy Producers Alliance. Thompson was among the Oklahoma City-based entity's co-founders in 2009. He also served as its first executive director. He returned to the position July 1. “We are pleased longtime oil and gas industry champion Mickey Thompson will be rejoining DEPA as our executive director,” said Chairman Harold Hamm, CEO of Continental Resources Inc. DEPA is a collaboration of 11 state or regional oil and gas associations and more than 700 investors in 29 states.

Superior buys Casinjac maker

Elk City-based Superior Fabrication Inc., which produces equipment for the oil and natural gas industry, has purchased R. L. Gilstrap Co. The Oklahoma City company manufactures Casinjac, a tool used to safely pull heavy loads at the wellhead. “We are extremely excited to add the Casinjac to our line of oil field products,” Superior Fabrication CEO Terry Morse said.

Sport Clips opens newest shop

Sport Clips Haircuts has opened its newest location at 5401 N May Ave. It's the fifth location in Oklahoma City for the franchise, which specializes in men's haircuts. Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.

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