Oklahoma business briefs

Oklahoma business briefs
Modified: January 28, 2014 at 9:21 pm •  Published: January 29, 2014
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IN BRIEF

Public meetings on CNG planned

State officials and business leaders have planned three more town hall meetings to pitch the benefits of compressed natural gas as a transportation fuel. The meetings will focus on ways to speed up the development of CNG fueling infrastructure in Oklahoma. Michael Teague, Oklahoma's energy and environment secretary, and representatives from Gov. Mary Fallin's office will talk with local lawmakers, city officials and business leaders Thursday in Antlers, Feb. 7 in Durant and Feb. 14 in Alva. Officials hope to build support for CNG. For more information, contact Jay Albert at 285-9213 or jay.albert@ee.ok.gov.

Waste permit meeting set Feb. 20

— The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality will hold a public meeting in February to gather comments and answer questions about the reissuance of a hazardous waste permit for the former Champlin Refinery. The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at Enid Public Library, 120 W Maine St. The department has approved a draft permit renewal for the site, now owned by Anadarko E&P Onshore LLC. The permit renewal is for ongoing maintenance, remediation and groundwater monitoring efforts at the former refinery, which closed in 1983 and was demolished in 1987. For more information, go to www.deq.state.ok.us/lpdnew/DraftPermits/ppp.html or contact Saba Tahmassebi at 702-5100.

Access plans distribution

Access Midstream Partners announced Wednesday it will pay a quarterly cash distribution on its common and Class C units. The 55.5-cent distribution is a 23.3 percent increase over the same period of last year. Access also will distribute 55.5 cents a unit to Class B unitholders in the form of additional units.

GUY Engineering expands to OKC

Tulsa-based GUY Engineering recently expanded to operations to Oklahoma City to better serve its clients. The firm has been in business for more than 26 years. The newest addition at its Oklahoma City office is civil engineer Rebecca Alvarez, an Oklahoma State University graduate. “Rebecca is the key to extending our quality service to our clients in central and southern Oklahoma,” firm President Julie Guy said.

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