New research suggests that fracking is not a significant cause of earthquakes that can be felt on the surface
UK scientists looked at quakes caused by human activity ranging from mining to oil drilling; only three could be attributed to hydraulic fracturing.
Turner Oil leases 4,000 acres around Lake Chickasha
Turner Oil and Gas Properties out of Oklahoma City leased over 4,000 acres of land Tuesday night from the city of Chickasha during an open auction.
Senator Inhofe opposes federal fracking rules
U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, has issued a statement in opposition to federal fracking rules that have been proposed by the Department of Interior.
Plans to export US natural gas stir debate
A domestic natural gas boom already has lowered U.S. energy prices while stoking fears of environmental disaster. Now U.S. producers are poised to ship vast quantities of gas overseas as energy companies seek permits for proposed export projects that could set off a renewed frenzy of fracking.
Fracking criticism not true, expert says
The controversial drilling technique hydraulic fracturing uses 90 percent water, and criticism that it harms the environment is not true, Brian Woodard, of Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association, said Monday.
Okla. House clears natural gas fuel tax credit
Extending a $2 million tax credit for converting gas-powered vehicles to cleaner fuels, such as hydrogen and compressed natural gas, awaits Gov. Mary Fallin's approval after the Oklahoma House passed the bill Monday.
Lakeside leases could lead to energy
Mineral rights on land, which may be auctioned off by the city of Chickasha directly deals with the South Central Oklahoma Oil Provence, said City Manager Stewart Fairburn.
GE to build Oklahoma facility that will look at shale deposits, technology needed to properly excavate
General Electric (NYSE: GE) today announced that it will build a new Global Research Center in Oklahoma dedicated to driving innovation and technological advancements in the oil and gas sector and bringing products to market faster.
Continental Resources becomes part of Grady County community
Continental Resources wants to do a lot more for Grady County than just excavate oil.
Senior Vice President of Operations Rick Muncrief said the energy giant said safety, education and leadership development have always been topics that resonated with the employees of Continental Resources.
Local company benefits from advent of SCOOP
There is no question that large energy companies like Continental Resources will find a lot of value in the SCOOP. It's discovery and excavation will lead to billions of barrels of oil and natural gas.
Shale deposits similar to the SCOOP have produced revenue totaling in the trillions of dollars across the country.
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