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Energy - 05.05.2014

Lankford gets energy industry endorsements

James Lankford, current 5th District congressman and candidate for the U.S. Senate, has picked up support from leaders in the state's energy industry. Read more
Energy - 03.03.2014

Oklahoma companies add more CNG filling station options

State and businesses ramp up efforts to supply and use natural gas in vehicles

Love’s Travel Stops and OnCue Express are expanding access to compressed natural gas filling stations in Oklahoma this year. Scott Minton, CNG market development manager for OnCue, says the company currently has 14 stations in Oklahoma, seven of which are not located at a retail store. Love’s has 12 stations in the state, and the 13th should open sometime this summer. Read more
Energy - 02.04.2014

Former secretary of the environment joins Chesapeake

After hearing mostly of top executives leaving Chesapeake Energy Corp. over the last year, the company announced on February 4 it had hired Oklahoma City attorney Miles Tolbert to serve as associate general counsel for environment, health and safety. He will officially join the energy company on February 17. Read more
Energy - 01.27.2014

Power play

GE plans to build an oil and gas technology center near Downtown OKC

Oklahoma City Urban Renewal Authority commissioners approved the sale of land at NE 10th Street and Walnut Avenue to General Electric Co. in a meeting on December 18, clearing the way for the construction of a 95,000-square-foot GE Global Research center. The 8-acre parcel of land was held by OCURA as part of the mitigation for the Interstate 235 construction. Read more
Energy - 12.06.2013

GE plans technology center near downtown OKC

Construction will begin in spring 2014 on GE's five-story, 95,000-square-foot global research center near Downtown Oklahoma City. Read more
Energy - 10.29.2013

Well off

Control and valve company looks to expand globally from base in Oklahoma City

With projected sales in 2013 of $50 million, Oklahoma City-based WellMark has come a long way since it opened in 1981 with a single product line. Read more
Energy - 10.22.2013

Devon and Dallas company to combine, form new company

Devon Energy Corp. has signed an agreement with Dallas-based Crosstex Energy LP to combine nearly all of the their assets a form a new company. Read more
Energy - 10.21.2013

Love's opens new office building

Love's Travel Stops opened a new office building at the site of its corporate headquarters in The Village. The 67,500-square-foot building is at N. Pennsylvania Avenue and Hefner Road with space for 400 employees. Read more
Energy - 08.30.2013

S&P upgrades Continental Resources

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services upgraded it's long-term corporate credit rating for Continental Resources. The ratings are mixed for other Oklahoma City energy companies. Read more
Energy - 06.19.2013

Ward out at SandRidge

In a U.S. Securities and Exchange filing, the board of directors at SandRidge Energy announced today the termination of CEO Tom Ward. It stated Ward has resigned from his position, effective immediately. Read more
Energy - 06.05.2013

Chesapeake discloses compensation package for incoming CEO

In a June 5 filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Chesapeake Energy Corp. reported it will pay incoming CEO Robert Douglas Lawler a base salary of $1.25 million. He also will receive a $2 million signing bonus and company stock, along with additional bonuses and compensation opportunities. Read more
Energy - 05.30.2013

The rest of the story

Oklahoma's energy picture tainted by negative publicity

Forced resignations, divorces and shareholder battles have left some of Oklahoma’s premier energy companies in disarray – or so the news headlines would suggest. Read more
Energy - 05.30.2013

Energy saver

Devon Energy Center receives gold Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design designation

A lot of little things contributed to the Devon Energy Center receiving the gold designation for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design from the U.S. Green Building Council. Read more
Energy - 05.21.2013

Chesapeake names new CEO

Chesapeake Energy named Robert Douglas “Doug” Lawler as the company's new CEO, effective June 17. Lawler replaces Aubrey McClendon, who was pushed out by the company's board of directors. A CEO succession plan announced Jan. 29 stated McClendon would retire by April 1. Read more
Energy - 05.21.2013

Gas prices spike in Oklahoma

AAA Oklahoma this week reported the average price of a gallon of self-serve, regular gasoline in the state had reached its highest point ever, at $3.963 per gallon. This breaks the previous record of $3.952 per gallon, set last weekend. Read more