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Is an oil crunch looming?

August 03, 2009

The International Energy Agency says global oil production is likely to peak in 10 years  a decade earlier than most governments estimate. Full Story >>

New lobbying money helps climate bill

July 31, 2009

A stream of new money flowed into the U.S. House of Representatives during debate on the recently-passed cap-and-trade bill, and millions of dollars of fresh cash came from groups hiring climate lobbyists for the first time. Full Story >>

Oklahoma AG enters SemGroup debate

July 30, 2009

Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson has asked an appeals court to let the state Supreme Court, instead of a federal bankruptcy judge, decide laws determining hundreds of millions of dollars owed to oil and gas producers following SemGroup's 2008 bankruptcy. Full Story >>

OIPA represented at crude oil hearing

July 29, 2009

Members of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission were told an increased flow of crude oil into Cushing could have a major impact on Oklahoma producers, and OIPA leaders spelled out the potential problem during a special meeting called by Commissioner Jeff Cloud. Full Story >>

Inhofe explains fracking in Senate

July 28, 2009

U.S. Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, delivered a floor speech highlighting the nation's vast reserve of energy resources recoverable through hydraulic fracturing techniques. Full Story >>