OK Energy Headlines

New Mexico adopts carbon-free law aimed at electric utilities

Monday, March 25
Major electric utilities in New Mexico have a deadline to meet a new law requiring them to get 100 percent of their power from carbon emission-free sources by 2045. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grishman signed... Read More

Federal judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit against contractors in Gold King Mine blowout

Monday, March 25
This 2015 file photo shows the Animas River shortly after the toxic spill at the Gold King Mine in Colorado, August 2015 | Photo courtesy of Riverhugger via Wikimedia Commons, St. George News    ... Read More

Plan pushed to tax Oklahoma’s sand and gravel industry

Monday, March 25
Oklahoma already taxes oil and gas and wind power and now legislators want to tax sand and gravel. The Journal Record reports the effort by Rep. Justin Humphrey, a Republican from Lane in Atoka County... Read More

Growing concern about an economic slowdown affects oil prices

Monday, March 25
Worries about an economic slowdown combined with OPEC’s production cuts and U.S. sanctions on Iran and Venezuela prompted a slip in oil prices in early trading on Monday. Brent crude oil futures... Read More

Mueller Clears President of Russian collusion—Oklahoma’s GOP Congresmen not surprised

Monday, March 25
The response of Oklahomans in the U.S. House and Senate to the report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller was no surprise. They suggested the report that cleared President Trump of any Russian collusion was... Read More

Judge won’t dismiss “fuel gas” lawsuit filed against Cimarex Energy

Monday, March 25
  As Colorado’s Cimarex Energy Company and Cimarex Energy Company of Colorado fight a class action lawsuit over royalty payments, a Muskogee  federal judge has refused to dismiss the suit. It’s... Read More

Federal judge gives partial court victory to Seventy Seven Energy

Monday, March 25
The Oklahoma City energy firm spun off from Chesapeake Energy nearly 5 years ago has won a partial victory in a federal court lawsuit filed over its retirement and savings plan. Oklahoma City U.S... Read More

House Democrats start push to overturn FCC’s repealing of net neutrality protections

Monday, March 25
Democrats on the  House Energy and Commerce committee will consider legislation to overturn President Trump’s elimination of net neutrality protections. The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, led by Rep. Mike Doyle (D-PA... Read More

Texas AG files suit over massive Houston fire

Monday, March 25
The massive fire that happened a week ago near Houston prompted the Texas Attorney General to file suit against the company responsible for the 3-day blaze. Ken Paxton filed suit against Intercontinental Terminals Company... Read More

Texas investment firm reports sale of 6 million shares in Chesapeake Energy

Monday, March 25
A Texas investment firm reports disposing of nearly 6 million shares it had in Oklahoma City’s Chesapeake Energy Corporation. In a filing with the Securities Exchange Commission, Chesapeake Energy reported the sale of... Read More