natural gas http://kgou.org en Study: Anti-EPA States Like Oklahoma Would Benefit Most From New Carbon Rules http://kgou.org/post/study-anti-epa-states-oklahoma-would-benefit-most-new-carbon-rules <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);">Oklahoma&nbsp;<a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/2014/06/12/court-losses-wont-deter-attorney-general-scott-pruitt-in-his-fight-with-the-epa/" style="color: rgb(23, 78, 130); -webkit-transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; font-weight: bold;" target="_blank" title="StateImpactLink">has been battling</a>&nbsp;the U.S. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:24:38 +0000 Logan Layden 34061 at http://kgou.org Study: Anti-EPA States Like Oklahoma Would Benefit Most From New Carbon Rules Federal Government Approves PSO’s Plan To Retire Coal-Fired Power Plants http://kgou.org/post/federal-government-approves-pso-s-plan-retire-coal-fired-power-plants <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Public Service Company of Oklahoma — which provides electricity to more than a half-million Oklahomans — can move ahead with plans to retire its coal-fired power plants, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Monday.</span></p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 15:11:18 +0000 Logan Layden 23019 at http://kgou.org Federal Government Approves PSO’s Plan To Retire Coal-Fired Power Plants Why Oklahoma Drivers Will Pay 50 Cents More For CNG On Jan. 1 http://kgou.org/post/why-oklahoma-drivers-will-pay-50-cents-more-cng-jan-1 <p></p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 19:12:00 +0000 Logan Layden 20146 at http://kgou.org Why Oklahoma Drivers Will Pay 50 Cents More For CNG On Jan. 1 Chesapeake Subsidiary To Pay Nearly $10 Million In Fines In West Virginia http://kgou.org/post/chesapeake-subsidiary-pay-nearly-10-million-fines-west-virginia <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">A Chesapeake Energy subsidiary agrees to nearly $10 million in fines and restoration work to settle federal allegations over unauthorized discharges of fill material at more than two dozen natural gas extraction sites in West Virginia.</p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 00:29:29 +0000 Associated Press 19587 at http://kgou.org Chesapeake Subsidiary To Pay Nearly $10 Million In Fines In West Virginia Kerr-McGee Was Wrong to Dump Polluted Sites Into Spinoff Company, Judge Rules http://kgou.org/post/kerr-mcgee-was-wrong-dump-polluted-sites-spinoff-company-judge-rules <div class="post-17648 post type-post status-publish format-standard hentry category-natural-resources tag-bankruptcy tag-natural-gas tag-oil tag-tronox clearfix post-content first last" id="post-17648" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.5; vertical-align: baseline; zoom: 1; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);"><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: inherit; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; line-height: 1.5; vertical-align: baseline;">Kerr-McGee, fo Fri, 13 Dec 2013 18:12:00 +0000 Logan Layden 19151 at http://kgou.org Kerr-McGee Was Wrong to Dump Polluted Sites Into Spinoff Company, Judge Rules Railroads Emerge As 'Rolling Pipelines' In Scramble To Frack New Shale Plays http://kgou.org/post/railroads-emerge-rolling-pipelines-scramble-frack-new-shale-plays <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Some of the best new oil and gas plays are in some of the most remote areas of the country, where there’s little to no pipeline infrastructure to move freshly drilled crude out.</span></p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:38:00 +0000 Logan Layden 18851 at http://kgou.org Railroads Emerge As 'Rolling Pipelines' In Scramble To Frack New Shale Plays New Study Suggests Much Larger Methane Emissions From Oklahoma And Neighbors http://kgou.org/post/new-study-suggests-much-larger-methane-emissions-oklahoma-and-neighbors <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><a href="http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2013/11/20/1314392110">A new study of atmospheric methane</a> in the United States suggests much higher levels than previously thought. The new data raises questions about the impact of natural gas production in Oklahoma and neighboring states, where emission estimates have more than doubled.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 18:15:00 +0000 Joe Wertz 18524 at http://kgou.org New Study Suggests Much Larger Methane Emissions From Oklahoma And Neighbors Oklahoma Regulator: The Federal Government Is ‘Coming After Natural Gas’ http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-regulator-federal-government-coming-after-natural-gas <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Supporters of the oil and gas industry ‘blasted’ environmental regulations and a campaign against fossil fuels at an Oct. 17 energy policy&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.energypolicyconference.com/iepc-2013-event/" style="font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; color: rgb(23, 78, 130); -webkit-transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; font-weight: bold;">conference</a><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">&nbsp;in downtown Tulsa, the&nbsp;</span><em style="font-family: inherit; font-size: inherit; line-height: inherit; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-variant: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Tulsa World</em><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">’s&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.tulsaworld.com/business/energy/energy-conference-speakers-blast-regulations/article_ed5b5b83-453c-55c6-a086-799cfbdd24c4.html" style="font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; color: rgb(23, 78, 130); -webkit-transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; font-weight: bold;">Susan Hylton reports</a><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">.</span></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);">Conference speakers included Bob Tippee, editor of the&nbsp;<em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: inherit; font-size: inherit; font-variant: inherit; line-height: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Oil &amp; Gas Journal</em>, who assailed President Barack Obama’s “extremist” environmentalist supporters, and William Yeatman, an energy policy analyst for the Competitive Enterprise Institute, who went after&nbsp;<a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/2013/08/05/oklahomas-two-largest-electric-utilities-on-different-paths-for-coal-plants/" style="color: rgb(23, 78, 130); -webkit-transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; font-weight: bold;">federal regional haze</a>&nbsp;rules.</p><p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 15:36:00 +0000 Joe Wertz 15816 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma Regulator: The Federal Government Is ‘Coming After Natural Gas’ GRDA And Gov. Fallin Make Nice As Plans For New Natural Gas Plant Move Forward http://kgou.org/post/grda-and-gov-fallin-make-nice-plans-new-natural-gas-plant-move-forward <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">The summer was tough on the Grand River Dam Authority’s relationship with Gov. Mary Fallin.</span></p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 19:01:23 +0000 Logan Layden 12033 at http://kgou.org GRDA And Gov. Fallin Make Nice As Plans For New Natural Gas Plant Move Forward Incentives For Oil, Gas Drilling Draining State Treasury http://kgou.org/post/incentives-oil-gas-drilling-draining-state-treasury <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">Oklahoma finance officials say major tax breaks handed out to the oil and gas industry during the economic downturn in 2010 cost the state $321 million last fiscal year.</p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 14:20:00 +0000 Associated Press 9410 at http://kgou.org Incentives For Oil, Gas Drilling Draining State Treasury