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2014-10-24 12:23:09

OWENSBORO, Ky., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc. (Southern Star) is pleased to announce the commencement of a binding Open Season for the Sooner Trails Project from the South Central Oklahoma Oil Province (SCOOP) production play in Grady County, Oklahoma to the Bennington Pipeline Hub in Bryan County, Oklahoma. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140625/121306 Southern Star invites parties interested in firm transportation capacity on the...

2014-10-23 08:26:13

Completions Confirm Strong Productivity in Recently Announced Discovery OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Resources, Inc. ("Continental" or the "Company") (NYSE: CLR) today announced continued success in its recently unveiled Springer play in the South Central Oklahoma Oil Province (SCOOP). Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120327/DA76602LOGO "Four new wells further confirm the repeatability and growth potential of Continental's new discovery, the Springer play...

2014-10-22 16:23:31

TULSA, Okla., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) today increased ONEOK's quarterly cash dividend by 1.5 cents per share, or 3 percent, to 59 cents per share, effective for the third quarter 2014, resulting in an annualized cash dividend of $2.36 per share. The dividend is payable Nov. 14, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business Nov. 3, 2014. "This latest increase is a result of cash flow generated from ONEOK Partners'...

2014-10-22 16:22:47

TULSA, Okla., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of the general partner of ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) today increased the partnership's quarterly cash distribution by 1.5 cents to 77.5 cents per unit from 76 cents per unit, effective for the third quarter 2014, resulting in an annualized cash distribution of $3.10 per unit. The distribution is payable Nov. 14, 2014, to unitholders of record as of Nov. 3, 2014. "Completed capital-growth projects from our $7.5...

2014-10-21 16:23:30

TULSA, Okla., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS) today declared a quarterly dividend of 28 cents per share of common stock, payable Nov. 14, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business Oct. 31, 2014. ONE Gas has previously announced that it expects the quarterly dividend to be 28 cents per share in 2014, or $1.12 per share on an annualized basis, with annual dividend growth of 5 percent between 2014 and 2018, with a target...

2014-10-17 23:06:05

The 2nd edition of the business and education forum to advance science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in Oklahoma took place this October 7th 2014, and TechJOYnT was one of the participants. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 STEM Education is still a major untapped resource today: in 2014, 9.5% of the jobs are STEM occupations and by 2024 Oklahoma is forecast to have 188,619 STEM related jobs, a growth of approximately 19% in ten years.Those numbers show that...

2014-10-16 23:03:43

Emily E. Campbell named to the 2015 Oklahoma Rising Stars list Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Dunlap Codding is pleased to announce that Emily E. Campbell has been named to the 2015 Oklahoma Rising Stars list as one of the top up-and-coming attorneys in Oklahoma. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in a state receive this honor. Campbell provides strategic counsel to clients on trademarks, copyrights, internet law, and licensing. She has served as the...

2014-10-16 12:35:30

Household Survey: Parent Satisfaction Increases, But Unmet Demand for Afterschool Programs Persists in Oklahoma WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- High satisfaction with afterschool programs among parents is driving progress in meeting the need for afterschool programs in Oklahoma, according to a new household survey commissioned by the Afterschool Alliance. But the 2014 edition of America After 3PM also shows that demand for...

2014-10-16 08:24:19

TULSA, Okla., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- POWER-GEN and the Oil & Gas Journal introduce POWER-GEN Natural Gas (PGNG), an annual conference and exhibition targeting gas-fired generation related to the development of natural gas reserves in the Marcellus and Utica shales of the Appalachian Basin. The first annual conference will be held August 18-20, 2015 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. Its location emphasizes the region's potential impact on the...

2014-10-15 23:06:52

Important Time of Year for Beneficiaries to Consider Changes to Their Medicare Sponsored Health Plans Riverwoods, Illinois (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Attention Medicare beneficiaries – the Annual Enrollment Period has begun. Starting October 15th of each year, Medicare releases its newly offered benefits and limitations for its sponsored plans. The AEP as it is known for short, is the one time of year Medicare eligible individuals enrolled in a standalone Medicare Part D prescription...


Latest Oklahoma Reference Libraries

Ouachita National Forest
2013-12-24 11:17:49

Ouachita National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in eastern areas of Oklahoma and western areas of Arkansas. This forest holds 1,784,457 acres and is the oldest national forest in the southern portion of the United States. This forest holds six designated wilderness areas including Black Fork Mountain Wilderness and Flatside Wilderness. This forest extends through fifteen counties including Le Flore County in Oklahoma and Logan and Yell counties in Arkansas....

Flint Hills
2013-04-19 14:38:33

The Flint Hills, known historically as Bluestern Pastures or Blue Stem Hills, are a group of hills located in eastern Kansas reaching into north central Oklahoma, extending from Marshall County and Washington County in Kansas in the north to Cowley County, Kansas and Osage and Kay counties in Oklahoma towards the south. The people of Oklahoma usually refer to the same geologic formation as the Osage Hills or “The Osage”. The Flint Hills are designated as a unique ecoregion due to it...

High Plains (United States)
2013-04-18 22:49:08

The High Plains are a sub region of the Great Plains mainly in the Western United States, but also partially in the Midwest states of Kansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota, generally ecompassing the western portion of the Great Plains before the region reaches the Rocky Mountains. The High Plains are located in southeastern Wyoming, southwestern South Dakota, eastern Colorado, western Nebraska, eastern New Mexico, western Kansas, northwestern Texas and western Oklahoma. They rise in elevation...

A Cold Front On The Weather Map
2012-06-18 21:09:52

Looking at our weather map above we can see a cold front moving through the states of Oklahoma and Kansas. The major thing about a cold front is the weather it can bring with it. The eastern side of the cold front provides two chances to receive precipitation. The first one is known as a squall line which usually forms some 50-150 miles ahead of the cold front. The squall line can be responsible for bringing severe weather in the form of super-cell thunderstorms. The second part...

2012-06-18 07:33:03

Symbol: CAOK Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   CASTO Carex stipata Muhl. ex Willd. var. oklahomensis (Mack.) Gleason Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:KS, MO, MS, TN, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

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