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Oil and Gas Roundup — July 5

July 05, 2017

A roundup of oil and natural gas industry news from around the state, nation and world:
• Rig count flat in Okla., off 1 nationwide
Baker Hughes, GE oil and gas business complete merger
Appeals court orders EPA to proceed with emissions rule
IEA chief: Oil market to rebalance in second half of 2017
Independence Day gasoline prices lowest since 2005, thanks to hydraulic fracturing Full Story >>

OIPA welcomes Alias Forensics as 3rd new Partner of 2017

June 28, 2017

The expansion of benefits available to OIPA members continues with the third addition to the Partners Program in 2017 — digital data security and monitoring provider Alias Forensics. Full Story >>

Energy Index shows continued recovery

June 20, 2017

The state’s oil and natural gas industry continues its recovery from the oil price rout that started in 2014. The Oklahoma Energy Index stood at 170.2 using data collected in April, a 0.6 percent decrease from the previous month’s reading. However, activity levels in the oil and natural gas industry are 13 percent higher than one year ago. Full Story >>

OCC calls for HF notice, seismicity plan

June 19, 2017

In December, the Oklahoma Corporation Commission put out guidance calling for operators to have plans in place to mitigate any induced seismicity prior to beginning a hydraulic fracturing operation. Full Story >>

Oil and Gas Roundup — June 19

June 19, 2017

A roundup of oil and natural gas industry news from around the state, nation and world:
• State rig count falls as U.S. count continues climb
• OPEC, U.S. shale drillers on collision course, analyst says
• Where America gets its electricity
• U.S. export boom suggests domestic surplus is moving overseas
Mexico's energy reform kicks into high gear
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