Federal funds for energy available
Oklahoma has about $17 million in federal funds available this summer to help low-income households pay their cooling bills. The Oklahoma Department of Human Services, which administers the federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, will begin taking applications for cooling assistance funds July 8. The agency will distribute funds until Oklahoma’s allotment is depleted. Households may receive up to $250.
Seventy Seven adds to executive team
A veteran Halliburton executive has been tabbed to serve as chief operating officer at oil-field services company Seventy Seven Energy, which will spin off from Chesapeake Energy Corp. next month. Karl Blanchard has been with Houston-based Halliburton since 1981. He most recently served as the company’s vice president of production enhancement. “Karl is a great addition to the existing management team at Seventy Seven Energy,” CEO Jerry Winchester said. “With his extensive background in the oil-field services industry, Karl is a perfect fit as we become a stand-alone company.”
From Staff Reports