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“Petro State”

Great read oily Oklahoma, which includes some historical perspective on how extraction along the “rims of geological basins” has shaped […]

“Democrats Want Hearing on Whether Earthquakes are Linked to Fracking”

Two U.S. House Democrats on Dec. 18 called for a hearing on whether earthquakes in Oklahoma and other states can […]

Hazy Guidance Over Fracking Water Lines Confounds Commissioners and Cowboys

Hydraulic fracturing and modern oil and gas drilling use a lot of water, a commodity that’s in short supply in […]

StateImpact: County Easement Controversy

Hydraulic fracturing and modern oil and gas drilling use a lot of water, a commodity that’s in short supply in […]

Harold Hamm Says U.S. Oil Industry No Longer Needs Keystone XL Pipeline

Hamm tells Reuters railroads have become more and more important and viable as a way to transport crude. Powered by […]

Why Oklahoma City Wants the State to Help Fix Its Trash Problem

In the more rural parts of Oklahoma City there are thousands of residents who don’t pay for trash pickup, and […]

“Kerr-McGee Settlement Money to Go Into Trust”

Last week, a U.S. Bankruptcy Court ruled Kerr-McGee was wrong to dump polluted oil and gas sites into a spinoff […]

Teague to OK Oil Industry: Merging Energy and Environment Offices a ‘Huge Advantage’

The Sierra Club said combining the offices was a “disservice” to the state. Powered by WPeMatico

“Experts Eye Oil and Gas Industry as Quakes Shake Oklahoma”

Here’s the New York Times piece on Oklahoma’s recent earthquake swarm. “… in the past three years, the state has […]

Kerr-McGee Was Wrong to Dump Polluted Sites Into Spinoff Company, Judge Rules

On Thursday, a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge ruled that was improper. Powered by WPeMatico

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