Entries by Naomi Lemon

Art and Yavonne Platt – Horizontal Fracking Victim

Art and Yvonne Platt lost everything due to horizontal fracking. It is gut-wrenching when we watch longtime Oklahoma small business oil and gas producers lose everything to the disregard of Horizontal frackers who take the oil and gas they have found and are producing leaving their destroyed vertical wells in their wake. This story really […]

Cantrell: Good policy benefits all

Mike Cantrell | The Journal Record Number four of the Rotary Club’s Four-Way Test – whether something is beneficial to all concerned – comes to mind when observing the ongoing dispute between a segment of the state’s oil and gas industry and the state’s county commissioners and municipal governments. The Oklahoma Energy Producers Alliance, made up of […]

Rule would place burden on operators of vertical wells

Daisy Creager | The Journal Record The Oklahoma Corporation Commission will consider a rule proposed by Devon Energy that would require vertical drilling operators to take action to reduce environmental impact of horizontal drilling prior to and during the drilling process. The rule will need to receive two out of three votes to progress to […]