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2014-01-09 12:24:05

Annual award recognizes artists who embody the spirit of Woody Guthrie TULSA, Okla., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An award that honors those who embody the spirit of legendary folk singer/songwriter Woody Guthrie will be presented to American folk singer Pete Seeger during an inaugural event Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Peter Norton Symphony Space in New York City. The Woody Guthrie Prize will be given annually to the artist who best exemplifies the spirit and life's work of Woody...

2014-01-08 16:21:52

Sets Record and Distribution Dates TULSA, Okla., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) today unanimously approved the separation of the company's natural gas distribution business into a stand-alone, publicly traded company that will be called ONE Gas, Inc. ONEOK shareholders of record at the close of business on Jan. 21, 2014, will retain their current shares of ONEOK stock and receive one share of ONE Gas stock for every four shares of ONEOK stock...

2014-01-06 12:21:35

RICHARDSON, Texas, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service King Collision Repair Centers, a multi-state operator of high-quality collision repair facilities and one of the fastest growing collision repair companies nationwide, announced today it has acquired Body Works Collision Centers, expanding its footprint into Oklahoma. The acquisition, terms of which were not disclosed, closed December 13. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130625/DA37942LOGO) Service King, currently...

2014-01-04 23:05:02

Emily E. Campbell named to The University of Oklahoma’s College of Engineering Industrial & Systems Engineering Advisory Board Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 Dunlap Codding is pleased to announce that Emily E. Campbell has been named to The University of Oklahoma’s College of Engineering Industrial & Systems Engineering Advisory Board. Emily provides strategic counsel to clients and heads the firm’s Trademarks, Copyrights, Internet and E-Commerce Practice...

2014-01-04 23:02:11

Tulsa, OK texting accident lawyer Jeff Martin weighs in on a study by AAA that finds that adults 25-39 years old are more likely to text while driving than teenage drivers Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) January 04, 2014 A study conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety recently found that drivers 25-39 years old are more likely to text while driving than teenage drivers nationwide, a finding that came as a surprise to Tulsa, OK personal injury lawyer Jeff Martin of the Law Offices of Jeff...

2013-12-23 23:04:58

Narconon Arrowhead, a drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility located in southern Oklahoma, was recently featured in scientific journal for their routine outcome monitoring. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 One of the most important assets of a product-driven business or company is their ability to improve their product based on the outcome of its use. This means that they must contact their customers after use of the product, receive honest reviews, and look into and improve...

2013-12-20 12:21:14

Peregrine secures operated, non-operated oil and gas positions in western Oklahoma DALLAS and HOUSTON, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas-based Peregrine Petroleum has completed a significant acquisition of operated and non-operated assets in Oklahoma's Anadarko Basin, one of North America's most abundant oil and natural gas regions. The Anadarko Basin deal between privately held Peregrine and Oklahoma-based Primary Natural Resources III LLC was closed on Dec. 19, 2013. Peregrine...

2013-12-19 16:23:29

TULSA, Okla., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) today announced that the Kansas Corporation Commission has approved a settlement agreement that allows ONEOK to separate its natural gas distribution business into a stand-alone publicly traded company, ONE Gas, Inc., and authorizes the transfer of ONEOK's existing Kansas natural gas distribution assets, certificates of convenience and necessity, franchises and tariffs to ONE Gas. In July 2013, ONEOK announced plans...

2013-12-17 16:21:20

OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PANHANDLE OIL AND GAS INC. (NYSE-PHX) announced that its Board of Directors, at its Dec. 11, 2013, meeting, approved a payment of the regular 8 cents per share quarterly dividend. The dividend will be payable on March 5, 2014, to shareholders of record on Feb. 20, 2014. Further, the Board of Directors set the date of its annual meeting of shareholders for Wednesday, March 5, 2014. The meeting will be held at The Tower Hotel of Oklahoma...

2013-12-17 08:22:19

HOUSTON, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastar Exploration, Inc. ("Gastar") (NYSE MKT: GST) today announced that the Mid-Con 7H well in its Hunton Limestone oil play in Oklahoma reached a peak 24-hour gross initial production ("IP") rate of 906 barrels of oil equivalent ("BOE") per day and subsequently averaged 782 BOE per day (60% crude oil) over the following 17 days. The Mid-Con 7H well is flowing these rates naturally through 4.5-inch production casing as compared to the...


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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