Global Power marks profitTULSA — Global Power Equipment Group Inc. reported profits of $17 million on revenues of $129.9 million for the three-month period ended Sept. 30. The Tulsa company, which designs and makes power generating systems, had forecast quarterly revenue of $93.7 million as part of its financial projections filed in connection with its emergence in January from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Trucking firm services growMcALESTER — Phoenix Transportation announced Thursday the start of its business to service the oil and natural gas industry in the Woodford Shale. Phoenix provides vacuum truck services necessary for construction, drilling, completion and production of natural gas wells, company officials said. Growth plans include additional trucking services through providing fracture tanks, winch trucks, gin pole trucks, and pipe yard storage. The company said it also plans to expand operations to the Haynesville Shale natural gas field in northwest Louisiana and east Texas.
Company seeks bids on wellOklahoma City-based Smart Brothers is seeking bids from interested oil and natural gas owners to participate in a well being drilled in Pittsburg County. The well will be drilled to a depth of about 6,600 feet, company officials said. It’s asking for a participating bid of at least $310,000. The deadline to bid is Dec. 30, officials said.
Heating help deadline todayThe application period for Oklahomans who need assistance with high home heating bills this winter ends today. The financial aid comes through the federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, administered by Oklahoma’s Department of Human Services. Individuals can apply at their local Human Services Center and must provide household income information and their latest heating utility bill. State officials said verification of Social Security numbers for all household members and citizenship verification also must be provided. For more information, contact the Department of Human Services county office in your area. From Staff and Wire Reports