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Oklahoma Supreme Court sides with industry in fight over oil-field water regulation

In a 6-3 ruling, the state’s highest court agreed the state has “exclusive authority” over produced water.


Landowners wonder if prairie chicken conservation can keep up in competitive grasslands

The federal government is once again considering whether to use the Endangered Species Act to protect the Lesser Prairie Chicken, a finicky bird struggling to thrive in increasingly fragile western grasslands.


Oklahoma Wind Farms Mapped

The most complete accounting of every one of Oklahoma’s 3,736 turbines and 58 wind farm projects.


Oil and gas group sues county officials over water line limits

The Oklahoma Oil & Gas Association seeks an injunction and a ruling that counties lack authority over oil-field wastewater.


Investigators see signs of gas escape and missed warnings in deadly rig explosion

Federal agency is also examining safety equipment and crew training, communication and experience.


Updated: August 9, 2018 | 1:57 pm

OSHA cites and fines three oil and gas companies after deadly rig explosion

The companies face $118,643 in total fines.

Oil and gas companies spent half a million dollars trying to defeat medical marijuana in Oklahoma

Energy companies were the largest business sector contributing to a PAC organized to defeat SQ 788.

After Texas rejection, utility pulls the plug on nation’s largest wind farm under construction in Oklahoma

Wind Catcher would have been the second-largest wind farm in the world.

Scott Pruitt Out At EPA

After months of ethics scandals and investigations, the embattled Environmental Protection Agency head has resigned, the president said Thursday.


Researchers may have found deep, previously unmapped faults that could be a source of Oklahoma’s earthquake uptick

Scientists have linked thousands of earthquakes to oil-field disposal wells, but new research helps explain why much of the shaking doesn’t line up with maps of known faults.

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