energy http://kgou.org en Wind Power Projects Pick Up In Oklahoma, Despite Continued Tax Credit Uncertainty http://kgou.org/post/wind-power-projects-pick-oklahoma-despite-continued-tax-credit-uncertainty <p><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">A federal production tax credit on renewable energy production&nbsp;</span><a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/2014/02/03/wind-energy-construction-boom-fueled-by-threat-of-expiring-federal-tax-credit/" style="color: rgb(23, 78, 130); -webkit-transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; font-weight: bold; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;" target="_blank" title="StateImpactLink">keeps ex Sat, 12 Apr 2014 13:35:00 +0000 Logan Layden 27108 at http://kgou.org Wind Power Projects Pick Up In Oklahoma, Despite Continued Tax Credit Uncertainty OK Policy Poll: Voters Oppose Tax Incentives For Horizontal Drilling http://kgou.org/post/ok-policy-poll-voters-oppose-tax-incentives-horizontal-drilling <p></p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:27:34 +0000 Joe Wertz 26850 at http://kgou.org OK Policy Poll: Voters Oppose Tax Incentives For Horizontal Drilling Anadarko’s $5 Billion Environmental Settlement: Four Things Okies Should Know http://kgou.org/post/anadarko-s-5-billion-environmental-settlement-four-things-okies-should-know <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);">Anadarko Petroleum on Thursday agreed to pay more than $5 billion for an immense environmental cleanup that includes U.S. sites contaminated by nuclear fuel, rocket fuel waste and wood creosote.</p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:32:00 +0000 Joe Wertz 26741 at http://kgou.org Anadarko’s $5 Billion Environmental Settlement: Four Things Okies Should Know Why Small Solar And Wind Generators Are Worried About Surcharge Legislation http://kgou.org/post/why-small-solar-and-wind-generators-are-worried-about-surcharge-legislation <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);">Solar panel and wind turbine technology is improving rapidly, and many small-scale customers are excited by the potential to generate electricity and sell it — outright, or for credit — back to the grid.</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:46:48 +0000 Joe Wertz 26444 at http://kgou.org Why Small Solar And Wind Generators Are Worried About Surcharge Legislation To Frack Wells In Norman, Driller Buys City Drinking Water Right From The Hydrant http://kgou.org/post/frack-wells-norman-driller-buys-city-drinking-water-right-hydrant <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);">For a fee, most municipalities will give contractors and other industrial users a special water meter and temporary access to a city fire hydrant. The meters and hydrant access are often used for construction sites, and the buyer usually pays a higher per-gallon water rate for the high-flow access.</p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 20:07:00 +0000 Joe Wertz 26381 at http://kgou.org To Frack Wells In Norman, Driller Buys City Drinking Water Right From The Hydrant Why One Oklahoma Oil Executive Doesn’t Think Oil And Gas Tax Cuts Are Needed http://kgou.org/post/why-one-oklahoma-oil-executive-doesn-t-think-oil-and-gas-tax-cuts-are-needed <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);">The Kaiser-Francis Oil Company has a lot in common with other storied Oklahoma energy empires. The company has by-the-bootstrap entrepreneurial origins, it’s been battered by boom and bust, and it’s helmed by a billionaire CEO who has weathered controversy and been showered with praise.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);">But the Tulsa-based exploration and production company is unique in one surprising way: It isn’t pushing for oil and gas tax cuts.</p><p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:34:26 +0000 Joe Wertz 26048 at http://kgou.org Why One Oklahoma Oil Executive Doesn’t Think Oil And Gas Tax Cuts Are Needed Study: $6 Billion Spent On Oklahoma Wind Energy http://kgou.org/post/study-6-billion-spent-oklahoma-wind-energy <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><a href="http://windcoalition.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Oklahoma-Wind-Study-FINAL-26-March-2014.pdf">A study commissioned by The Wind Coalition</a> says developers have invested more than $6 billion in&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma's</font>&nbsp;wind energy industry.</p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:54:00 +0000 Associated Press 25985 at http://kgou.org Study: $6 Billion Spent On Oklahoma Wind Energy As Wind Energy Moves Into Eastern Oklahoma, Resistance Turns Political http://kgou.org/post/wind-energy-moves-eastern-oklahoma-resistance-turns-political <p></p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:58:01 +0000 Joe Wertz 25109 at http://kgou.org As Wind Energy Moves Into Eastern Oklahoma, Resistance Turns Political New Study: Oklahoma’s Largest Earthquake ‘Potentially Triggered’ By Smaller Disposal Well Quake http://kgou.org/post/new-study-oklahoma-s-largest-earthquake-potentially-triggered-smaller-disposal-well-quake <p></p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 20:09:49 +0000 Joe Wertz 24862 at http://kgou.org New Study: Oklahoma’s Largest Earthquake ‘Potentially Triggered’ By Smaller Disposal Well Quake Oklahoma Moves Up the Ranks By Adding More Wind Energy To Its Electricity Mix http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-moves-ranks-adding-more-wind-energy-its-electricity-mix <p><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Wind energy accounted for 14.8 percent of the electricity generated in Oklahoma in 2013, an&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.awea.org/MediaCenter/pressrelease.aspx?ItemNumber=6184" style="font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); text-decoration: underline; transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; -webkit-transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; outline: none; font-weight: bold;">American Wind Energy analysis</a><spa Thu, 06 Mar 2014 21:17:00 +0000 Joe Wertz 24641 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma Moves Up the Ranks By Adding More Wind Energy To Its Electricity Mix