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Oklahoma companies add more CNG filling station options

Photo: Shannon Cornman Minton says OnCue is also in talks with other retailers to form CNG partnerships, giving Oklahomans even more access to CNG stations. “When we first started talking about this, the plan was to build 7-10 CNG stations every year for the remainder of this decade,” Minton says. “Now, we’re saying 10-12, so

Former secretary of the environment joins Chesapeake

Since 2008, Tolbert has been chairman of the environmental practice group with Crowe & Dunlevy in Oklahoma City. Prior to that, he was Secretary of the Environment for Oklahoma from 2003 to 2008 under Gov. Brad Henry. He also has served as a trial attorney with the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the U.S.

Power play

Cathy O’Connor, executive director of OCURA, says the meeting also included the approval of schematic design documents from GE, the first of three phases of approval. “There will be two more steps in the process,” O’Connor says. “Design development plans and construction plan documents will both need to be approved before construction begins, and Urban

GE plans technology center near downtown OKC

Plans for the $110 million center were announced in April, when GE CEO Jeff Immelt and other company executives visited the state Capitol. At that time, they had not yet selected a site. It is the company’s first research center dedicated to oil and gas technology. The company plans to build at NE 10th Street

Well off

The company has long been a leader in figuring out how to control pressure when it comes to the oil and gas industry. WellMark is known for helping oil and gas producers meet their EPA Natural Gas STAR Program or Kyoto pledge of reducing methane emissions by developing environmentally conscious alternatives to conventional high-bleed pneumatic

Devon and Dallas company to combine, form new company

The new name of the combined midstream business will be announced prior to the closing of the transaction, both companies reported. It is expected to close in the first quarter of 2014. Once the transaction is completed, the new company will be based in Dallas, with a continued employee presence in Oklahoma City. While the

Love’s opens new office building

“Our company has expanded at such a rapid pace that we’ve outgrown our current offices,” Love’s founder and CEO Tom Love said. “In order to support our growth at the store level, we need to continue to expand at the corporate level. The ability to keep bringing on hard-working and dedicated employees will be a

S&P upgrades Continental Resources

Continental, led by CEO Harold Hamm, was upgraded to investment grade. S&P upgraded the company’s long-term corporate credit rating and senior unsecured debt to BB+ up from its previous BBB- rating. Hamm said it was a testament to the company’s focus on low-risk, high-return production and its assets in Oklahoma, North Dakota and Montana. “It

Ward out at SandRidge

 Today’s filing states the termination was without cause. James Bennett was named CEO and president of the company. Bennett has served as CFO since January 2011, and was promoted to president this past March. Jeffrey Serota will serve as interim non-executive chairman. The board stated it decided to replace Ward because new leadership was in

Chesapeake discloses compensation package for incoming CEO

On May 19, the board of directors announced Lawler, 46, would replace retired Chesapeake co-founder and CEO Aubrey McClendon and Steven Dixon, who has been serving as acting CEO since McClendon’s departure in April. Lawler is set to begin at Chesapeake on June 17. The initial term of his employment agreement will end three years

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