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Energy saver

“Our purpose was to design a headquarters for the company that would be energy-efficient, environmentally sustainable, and that created a healthy, safe and comfortable workplace for our employees,” says Devon CEO John Richels. Devon and its developer, Hines, left no corner of the center untouched when it came to earning points toward the LEED certification.

Devon takes gold for headquarters

Larry Nichols Photo by Mark Hancock   Rhiannon Jacobsen, with the USGBC, presented a glass disk to Devon Executive Chairman Larry Nichols to commemorate the building’s inclusion on the list of gold LEED properties around the world. “LEED works through a building’s life cycle and promotes strategies that lead to high performance in human and

Treasured role

That’s why he decided to kick off 2013 by investing his time and talents into the role of president and CEO of i2E, a not-for-profit corporation focused on the state’s high-growth startup companies. The 16-year-old firm has had four CEOs in its history, with Meacham replacing Tom Walker, who resigned last year to take a

Devon plans to move Houston office to Oklahoma City

The company plans to complete the move by the end of the first quarter of 2013. Work is nearing completion on the company’s $750 million headquarters in Oklahoma City.  Devon CEO John Richels said the Houston office has made enormous contributions to the company’s growth over the years, and he welcomes the addition of those

The new paradigm

In spite of anecdotal evidence and popular refrains that the world is flat, the economic reality is one of accumulating wealth, income and employment in urban centers. The Interstate 35 corridor from southern Texas through Oklahoma is among the fastest-growing population and employment centers in the nation. From San Antonio to Oklahoma City, employment and

SandRidge plans restaurant in Braniff Building

Kitchen No. 324 will sit on the ground floor of the renovated Braniff and be operated by A Good Egg Dining Group, led by Keith and Heather Paul. It will serve breakfast and lunch in a bistro setting. It will occupy 3,000 square feet and include a café, bakery, coffee shop and offer baked goods.

Dining at Devon

Company officials said Vast, a high-end restaurant concept on the 49th floor, will offer American fare including steaks, seafood, a full bar and breathtaking views. It is scheduled to open early this fall. Nebu, in the adjoining garden wing on ground level, will offer a variety of food stations, and is set to open March

Drilling the numbers

DEVON ENERGY CORP. Devon Energy Corp. turned 40 this year, and is eyeing growth at its Devon Energy Center Downtown, in the Cana Woodford shale in western Oklahoma, and through its operations in Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming and Canada. The first quarter of 2011, nevertheless, did provide challenges. While the company reported net

Office space

With the new Devon tower reaching for the sky, Enid-based Continental Resources resolved one of Downtown’s biggest questions on March 21 with the announcement it will move its headquarters from Enid and into the building currently occupied by Devon. Continental’s CEO Harold Hamm purchased the building and its contents in October 2010 for $22.5 million.

Devon hosts sixth annual Holiday River Parade, benefiting Oklahoma River and trails

The Devon Energy Holiday River Parade will showcase some 25 decorated boats cruising down the Oklahoma River, pushing off at 6 p.m. Dec. 4. Now in its sixth year, the annual event attracts more than 30,000 people. The past five Holiday River Parades have generated approximately $450,000 for the Oklahoma River Foundation, which was established