Energy Secretary Mike Teague said the Oklahoma Produced Water Working Group's 266-page report lays out "a hard goal" for the state and industry but holds "tremendous opportunities and payoff."
A governor’s panel has analyzed potential alternatives to underground injection of saltwater produced by oil and natural gas operations, identifying four key options to explore.
NOAA’s latest report shows that we must act now to address the serious threat of climate change. At the same time, Americans want a strong environmental regulator at the federal level to hold special interests in check and to protect the air we breathe and the water we drink. Considering Pruitt’s close ties to the fossil fuel industry and his extensive history of litigating against his potential employer, the Senate must not confirm him to lead the EPA.
SandRidge Energy Inc. emerged from bankruptcy protection Tuesday, shedding $3.7 billion in its reorganization, the company said.
Sen. Jim Inhofe and Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma both praised the decision.
A study released Monday by the U.S. Geological Survey stands as an earthquake forecast for the rest of 2016, with the Fairview area topping the charts at a 10 percent to 12 percent chance of experiencing a damaging earthquake.
In Oklahoma and other Midwestern states, the U.S. Geological Survey and others have linked oilfield operations with a dramatic surge in earthquakes.
Rep. Lewis Moore, a Republican who organized the town hall-style meeting at the University of Central Oklahoma, got an earful from constituents who are not happy about the perceived slow response by lawmakers and other elected officials to the state’s spike in seismic activity.
Oklahoma oil and gas regulators are formulating a response to two early-morning earthquakes Tuesday that startled residents in the central part of the state.
The company will restore waterways affected by the slide from the Stringer 8H natural gas well pad in Greene County, Pennsylvania.
Two environmental groups have warned Oklahoma oil and gas companies of their intent to file a federal lawsuit over the links between wastewate…
The high court says a Prague woman may sue injection well operators, including Tulsa-based New Dominion.
OKLAHOMA CITY — A Prague woman who says she was injured in a 2011 earthquake can sue the Tulsa-based operator of the disposal well she says ca…
There were 2,293 bills and resolutions introduced, dealing with topics ranging from texting to new museums. Lawmakers passed 418 of those bills, plus 72 resolutions.
Also Wednesday, state Rep. Kevin Calvey talked of setting himself on fire in opposition to state Supreme Court abortion-rights rulings.
A lawsuit seeking class-action status has been filed against two energy companies and unnamed defendants seeking damages for Oklahoma earthquake victims.
If the bill becomes law, local governments would not be able to regulate, prohibit, or ban any oil and gas operations, including fracking and injection wells.
As the number of earthquakes has skyrocketed in Oklahoma, residents impacted by them are concerned about damage to their homes. They say state officials are moving too slowly to address the issue.
An earthquake coordinating committee established by Gov. Mary Fallin is not holding public meetings and does not plan to issue a report or recommendations. Five of the committee's 12 members have energy-industry connections.
A case pending before the state Supreme Court pits two Oklahoma oil companies against a woman injured in the 2011 Prague earthquake. Her attorney says state courts should hear the lawsuit as they would any other case involving damages caused by pollution.