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Why One Oklahoma Oil Executive Doesn’t Think Oil and Gas Tax Cuts Are Needed

The Kaiser-Francis Oil Company has a lot in common with other storied Oklahoma energy empires. The company has by-the-bootstrap entrepreneurial […]

StateImpact: Why One Oklahoma Oil Executive Doesn’t Think Oil and Gas Tax Cuts Are Needed

A temporary tax break for horizontal drilling expires at the end of the year, and the looming deadline has spurred state lawmakers to re-evaluate overall taxes on oil and gas production.

Legislature Adopts Resolution Asking U.S. Geological Survey for New Red River Study

Water levels at Lake Texoma are way down, and for many reasons. Powered by WPeMatico

Water Board Member Also President of Group That’s Suing Water Board

Tom Buchanan: He’s the vice-chairman of the Oklahoma Water Resources Board. He’s also president of the Oklahoma Farm Bureau. Powered […]

Bill to Allow New Tax On Limestone and Sand Mines Dead Until Next Year

That means it won’t become law — this year. McCall, R-Atoka, fully expects to try again. Powered by WPeMatico

OKC Residents Living Off the Water Grid Owe Millions In Past Due Trash Bills

There’s no charge for water on their utility bills, but they’re still supposed to pay for trash pickup. Powered by […]

Federal Flood Insurance Fix Still Means Higher Premiums For Some Oklahomans

Only about 18,000 of Oklahoma’s 3.8 million residents have flood insurance. Powered by WPeMatico

“Quakes Continue to Shake Oklahoma; 14 Since Friday”

The evidence continues to mount that fluid injection by the oil and gas industry causes earthquakes. The energy industry maintains […]

Western Oklahoma Gets Some Drought Relief In the Form of State Grant Money

Parts of western Oklahoma are going into their fourth year of drought. Powered by WPeMatico

Worsening Drought Exposes Host of Other Problems for Lake Texoma Residents

At the end of August 2013, Lake Texoma was full of water. Powered by WPeMatico

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