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2014-01-16 08:22:42

BEDFORD, Texas, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PetroTech Oil and Gas Inc. (OTC: PTOG) (the "Company" or Petrotech") today announced that they have hired and paid the contractors to begin drilling the first new well on their Nowata lease in Oklahoma. They expect to have the equipment on the property by Friday or Monday at the latest, and will be drilling to 750' to the Bartlesville, with the average surrounding initial production rate of 20 to 39.5 barrels of oil per day....

2014-01-15 20:21:54

PRYOR, Okla., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orchids Paper Products Company (NYSE MKT: TIS) today announced that it will release 2013 fourth-quarter and full-year financial results on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 after the close of the New York Stock Exchange. The company will hold a teleconference to discuss its results at 10:00 a.m. (ET) on Thursday, February 6(th). All interested parties may participate in the teleconference by calling 877 870 4263 and requesting the Orchids Paper...

2014-01-14 08:28:02

New Analysis Finds 32 States Fail to Vaccinate at least 40 Percent of Adults 18-64 Years Old WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An analysis released today by the Trust for America's Health (TFAH) found that only 35.7 percent of adults ages 18 to 64 years old got the flu shot last season (the most recent period data with available data). By comparison, 56.6 percent of children (ages 6 months to 17 years old) and 66.2 percent of seniors (ages 65 and older) were vaccinated....

2014-01-13 23:22:41

Cloud integration solution allows seamless exchange with web, email and spreadsheet data via EDI. Norman, Oklahoma (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Intelek Technologies Corporation, developers of leading edge EDI data translation solutions for the transportation industry, announced today integration between IETS (the Intelek EDI Transportation Suite) and McLeod Software LoadMaster Enterprise and PowerBroker transportation software solutions. The integrated solution allows McLeod Software...

2014-01-13 08:23:23

TULSA, Okla., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) today announced a cash tender offer to purchase its outstanding 4.25 percent notes due 2022 and its 6.0 percent notes due 2035, up to a maximum payment amount of $150 million, excluding accrued and unpaid interest. The terms and conditions of the tender offer are described in the Jan. 13, 2014, Offer to Purchase and related Letter of Transmittal, which are being sent to current note holders. The following table sets...

2014-01-10 16:21:26

STILLWATER, Minn., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Educate, and Achiever Academy, a unique leadership academy that pairs academics with athletics, has been acquired by new ownership that ensures their future. Local Stillwater businessmen Greg Gartner and Tom Forsythe teamed up to rescue the school from imminent closure. While the school's education and athletic programs were thriving, rapid expansion and accompanying debt led to a situation where the school's future was in...

2014-01-09 16:22:14

TULSA, Okla., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) will participate in the UBS MLP One-on-One Conference on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, in Park City, Utah. Terry K. Spencer, ONEOK Partners president and chief executive officer-designee, and Robert F. Martinovich, ONEOK Partners executive vice president, commercial-designee, will conduct a series of one-on-one meetings with investment-community representatives at the conference. The materials utilized at the...

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...


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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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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