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Oklahoma business briefs, July 21

Oklahoma business briefs, July 21
Oklahoman Modified: July 20, 2012 at 9:40 pm •  Published: July 21, 2012
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OKLAHOMA BRIEFS

Compressco plans cash dividend

Compressco Partners LP will pay a quarterly cash distribution of 38.75 cents an outstanding unit, its general partner declared Friday. The distribution will be paid on Aug. 15.

Thrifty offers free booking app

Thrifty Car Rental, a subsidiary of Tulsa-based Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc., has launched a free app for iPhone and iPod Touch that allows customers to book a rental car. The app saves existing reservations and customer profiles securely so that renters can modify reservations, view details about available rental cars and reserve features like car seats or a GPS. Thrifty Blue Chip members and most corporate customers can book with their negotiated rates through the app. The app also offers “Around Town City Guides” to help with travel plans. The Thrifty Car Rental App is available for free at www.itunes.com/appstore.

MidFirst Bank closes location

Some business people who frequent downtown may have noticed recently that the MidFirst Bank location at Fourth Street and Boston Avenue is closed and locked. The downtown banking center, which had been open since 1999, closed June 22. Asked about reasons for the closure, the Oklahoma City-based bank company in an emailed response stated, “The MidFirst banking center at 4th and Boston was primarily used to support our commercial banking activities. With a growing commercial customer base and the hiring of new officers to serve those customers, MidFirst Bank has relocated its Tulsa commercial banking officers and support staff to the Utica Place complex at 2201 S Utica Place.”

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