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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...

2013-12-17 08:20:13

ADA, Okla., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A jury awarded $14,813,000.00 to the family of Jeffery Nye in a case involving a dangerous railroad crossing. Nye was killed when a Burlington Northern Santa Fe Company (BNSF) train struck his Jeep on December 29, 2008. Grant L. Davis, attorney for the family stated, "The Nye family is very thankful for the jury's service. The family brought this case in order to hold BNSF accountable and hopefully prevent any future tragedies at dangerous...

2013-12-16 23:19:45

Number of Mercy physicians making digital house calls quadruples in recent months. Springfield, Mo. (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 The gifts are packed, the electronics are unplugged and the pets have been dropped off at the kennel, but there's one thing holiday travelers won't need to check off travel lists: their Mercy doctors. Primary care physicians can be at patients' fingertips no matter where they’re celebrating. More adults are now scheduling e-visits each month through...

2013-12-16 16:22:15

OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SD) ("SandRidge"), today announced the appointment of Duane Grubert to the role of Executive Vice President of Investor Relations and Strategy. Prior to joining SandRidge, Mr. Grubert served as a Senior Analyst for Susquehanna Financial Group covering the oil and gas exploration and production sector. Mr. Grubert has over three decades of energy industry experience, including 14 years as a Wall Street energy...

2013-12-16 12:22:02

BEDFORD, Texas, December 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PetroTech Oil and Gas Inc. (OTC: PTOG) (the "Company" or Petrotech") today announced that they are moving forward on plans to complete three new drills on their existing Nowata lease in Oklahoma. While reworking existing wells that are now in the process, and getting the four gas producing wells into production, PTOG has decided that they are moving ahead to drill three new wells along the same line that will take approximately...

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2013-12-13 04:00:24

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from December 12: The cold air was the big story again yesterday as temps over the Northern Plains and the Western Lakes struggled to make it above 10F. The new storm system pushed into the Southwest and will be our next major storm maker. Big Story Weather Discussion for December 13: Surface Map 11AM: High pressure will settle in over the Carolinas and will bring partly cloudy skies to the Southeast coast and into the...

2013-12-11 23:27:48

HomeCEUConnection.com, leading provider of online continuing education for rehab professionals, announces schedule of live, interactive Category A sessions accepted for Oklahoma physical therapists is now open for registration. Plano, TX (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Registration is now open for a schedule of interactive, online Category A continuing education sessions being broadcast by HomeCEUConnection.com. These sessions are accepted as live Category A courses by the Oklahoma Board of...

2013-12-10 08:33:08

WYANDOTTE, Okla., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bearskin Services (Bearskin), a 100% tribally-owned, SBA Certified 8(a) company and an established supplier of IT & Telecom products and services, is pleased to announce it has secured a $5.5 million Base Network and Telephone Systems (BNTS) Contract to service the US Air Force's 14(th) Fighter Training Wing stationed at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. Bearskin technicians will furnish comprehensive base network and telephone...

2013-12-09 12:25:43

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifteen years after the 1998 state tobacco settlement, Oklahoma ranks 6th in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) Oklahoma currently spends $22.7 million a year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 50.5 percent of the $45...

2013-12-09 08:23:39

TULSA, Okla., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) and ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) will participate in the Annual Wells Fargo Energy Symposium in New York City on Dec. 10-11, 2013. John W. Gibson, ONEOK and ONEOK Partners chairman and chief executive officer, will present at the conference on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 1:25 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (12:25 p.m. Central Standard Time). The conference will be webcast and will be accessible on both ONEOK's and ONEOK...


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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