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2014-05-12 16:23:00

TULSA, Okla., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS) will participate in the Citi Global Energy and Utilities Conference on Wednesday and Thursday, May 14-15, 2014, in Boston, Mass. Pierce H. Norton II, ONE Gas president and chief executive officer, will be conducting a series of one-on-one meetings with members of the investment community. The materials used at the conference will be accessible on the ONE Gas website, www.onegas.com, on Wednesday, May 14, 2014,...

2014-05-07 23:11:49

In the wake of outbreaks nationwide linking tainted medications to compounding pharmacies, OK Compounding, a leading compounding pharmacy in Oklahoma, has launched a campaign to demonstrate the extreme care it takes in providing safe medications and innovative compounding techniques. Tulsa, Oklahoma (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 In the wake of outbreaks nationwide linking tainted medications to compounding pharmacies, OK Compounding, a leading compounding pharmacy in Oklahoma, has launched a...

2014-05-07 16:24:48

Reported Adjusted Earnings of $0.07 per Diluted Share and Adjusted EBITDA of $230 Million for the First Quarter OKLAHOMA CITY, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SD) today announced financial and operational results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. Additionally, presentation slides will be available on the company's website, www.sandridgeenergy.com, under Investor Relations/Events at 6:30am EDT on May 8. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120416/DA88110LOGO...

2014-05-07 12:28:02

RED ROCK, Okla., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Web Loan, a tribal lending entity wholly owned by The Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians, today announced its sponsorship of native son and Mixed Martial Arts Welterweight Champion Johny "Bigg Rigg" Hendricks. Hendricks, a member of the Otoe-Missouria Tribe, is rated as one of the top fighters in the world. Hendricks' championship belt was won in the MMA Octagon after a monumental defeat over his opponent several weeks ago by...

2014-05-05 16:29:05

PRYOR, Okla., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orchids Paper Products Company ("Orchids") (NYSE MKT: TIS) today announced a strategic alliance with Fabrica de Papel San Francisco, S.A. de C.V. ("Fabrica") to support the growth of Orchids' U.S. west coast sales. Fabrica, which is based in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, is a recognized world-class, low cost manufacturer of high-quality tissue paper products. Orchids expects this alliance will allow Orchids to effectively and efficiently...

2014-05-05 16:22:43

TULSA, Okla., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS) today announced financial results for its first quarter 2014 and reaffirmed its full-year 2014 guidance. Highlights include: -- First-quarter 2014 net income was $­­­59.1 million, or $1.13 per diluted share, compared with $53.5 million, or $1.02 per diluted share, in the first quarter 2013; -- Colder-than-normal weather in the first quarter 2014 contributed earnings of 8 cents per share;...

2014-05-02 10:24:40

Man-made quakes need to be included in seismic hazard planning say experts Oil and gas development activities, including underground disposal of wastewater and hydraulic fracturing, may induce earthquakes by changing the state of stress on existing faults to the point of failure. Earthquakes from wastewater disposal may be triggered at tens of kilometers from the wellbore, which is a greater range than previously thought, according to research to be presented today at the annual meeting of...

2014-05-01 23:13:29

Tornados touched land this week in Arkansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Oklahoma leaving both destruction and devastation in their paths. Businesses that wish to help in the relief efforts and become registered for federal government FEMA contracts have be contacting US Federal Contractor Registration at (877) 252-2700 Ext 1. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Five Tornados touched land this week in Arkansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Oklahoma leaving both destruction and devastation...

2014-05-01 23:04:52

ConsumerResearchers.org has carried out research in order to rank the best home security system companies in Oklahoma. Residents of the city can now benefit from an independent resource to refer to when in the market for a home security system. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The city of Oklahoma is one of the largest in the United States and despite its size, is known for being a tight nit city where everybody has a real sense of southern community. NeighborhoodScout...

2014-04-30 23:05:03

Two Oklahoma City area students are the first to sign for Rose State College’s new Raiders men’s and women’s varsity soccer teams. http://www.rose.edu/athletics Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The first signees to the Rose State College soccer team in Oklahoma City are Skyler Blake Walker, 18, soon to be a graduate of Carl Albert High School, and Kyla Nicole Sharry, 17, soon to be a graduate of Southmoore High School. Both signed at their respective high schools,...


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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