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“Drilling Boom Comes With its Own Challenges”

Tulsa companies have been cashing in on Oklahoma’s energy boom, but low natural gas prices mean some local petroleum businesses […]

Supreme Court to Hear Oklahoma/Texas Water Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to rule on Tarrant Regional Water District v. Herrmann. In January 2007, the north […]

Low Natural Gas Prices Hurt Okie Energy Companies, Help Electricity Customers

Christopher Hsia / Flickr Natural gas prices have been slipping. Temperatures have been moderate, and natural gas storage in the […]

“Handling Pollution, Case by Case: OCC Official Outlines Method for Gasoline Cleanup”

An interesting look at how leaky underground gasoline storage tanks are found, monitored and regulated in Oklahoma. Source: Journalrecord Via: […]

Tax Credit Extension Helps, But Oklahoma Wind Industry Still Wounded by Uncertainty

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma A wind farm in Ellis County, Okla. The final so-called “fiscal cliff” negotiations included a bill […]

Colorado Regulators Considering Even Larger Drilling Setbacks

State oil and gas regulators in Colorado are considering rules that would expand the minimum buffer between wells and buildings. […]

Congress Puts Lake Thunderbird on Life Support as Water Levels Plummet

Residents in Norman, Del City and Midwest City get their drinking water from Lake Thunderbird, but levels have dropped during Oklahoma’s […]

Your Favorite StateImpact Oklahoma Stories of 2012

A breakdown of the 12 most popular StateImpact Oklahoma stories of 2012 shows some topical trends. We reported on a […]

“Chesapeake, McClendon Endure Rocky Year; More Uncertainty Ahead”

Earlier this year, Reuters reported that Chesapeake Energy and rival Encana had discussed ways to avoid bidding against each other […]

America Can Fix Its Crumbling Water Infrastructure, If You Help Pay For It

Logan Layden / StateImpact Oklahoma An sludge pump built in the 1930s still operates at the Konawa, Okla. wastewater treatment […]

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