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DOWNTOWN Devon Energy Corp. has signed an agreement with Dallas-based Crosstex Energy LP to combine nearly all of their assets to form a new company. The new name of the combined midstream business will be announced prior to the closing of the transaction. It is expected to close in the first quarter of 2014. Once

Cheering charities

In February, she will represent the organization at Oklahoma City Thunder games through an ad campaign that will splash her image – and message – across television screens and billboards around the city. But she’s not planning to do anything fancy; she will just tell people about her organization. “I’ll just be me,” she says.

Delaney takes chairman position with chamber

Peter Delaney As outgoing Chairman Carl Edwards attempted to hold onto his prized chairman’s cup, Peter Delaney pursued the cup in a video of the two chasing after one another in fast motion, as the familiar Yakety Sax song heard often on Hill’s show played. The two continued the filmed sequence acting out a chase

Devon tower officially opens

Devon Energy Center in Oklahoma City Photo by Mark Hancock The groundbreaking for the $750 million Devon Energy Center was held in October 2009, and in March of this year, employees began moving into the 50-story tower and adjoining office building. Devon CEO John Richels marveled at the two-and-a-half years it took from groundbreaking to

No income tax cut, please

A year ago, I had the pleasure of visiting the country of Montenegro, a beautiful Balkan nation recovering from years of regional conflict. As I showed my passport to the officer at the Podgorica airport’s passport control office, he asked me a question that highlighted just how much the world’s perception of my hometown has

Hogan plans building for Lower Bricktown

The Oklahoma County Assessor’s website also offers a hint as to the future tenant. The parcel owner’s detail lists the 0.3086-acre property as “Kevin Durant’s Restaurant (Proposed).” “We really don’t talk about tenants until all the I’s are dotted, the T’s are crossed and the lease is signed,” Hogan told Oklahoma City Urban Renewal Commissioners

Heisman Trophy winner welcomes new airport stores

The store opened Dec. 2 along with several other retailers with a local and national flair. Sanders was on hand to celebrate the opening of the EA store and stuck around to sign autographs for fans. Inside, customers can purchase apparel and accessories from Oklahoma State University, Sanders alma mater, the University of Oklahoma, and

Oklahoma City added 2,500 hospitality jobs since 2008

The leisure and hospitality industries in Oklahoma City have consistently added jobs since 2008, according to numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Since 2008, the bureau found Oklahoma City added 2,500 jobs in those sectors to bring the total workforce to nearly 60,000 as of April 2011. That number is an increase over

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