Entries by Naomi Lemon

OEPA & POE Press Conference

Education and Oil and Gas come together for the first time ever to support paying our teachers by restoring the traditional 7% replacing the “Special Deal 2% rate” on new wells. 7% is still lower than any major oil and gas state. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIMeU-B5i9E

Historic OEPA/POE Press Conference at the Capitol

Here is a link to yesterday’s historic OEPA/POE press conference at the Capitol: Listen to the entire approximately 30-minute press conference to learn about Oklahoma’s oil and gas industry and its place in our state as THE major funding source for core services and education! Yesterday was historic in that it was the first time […]

Raising Taxes on Oil Drillers Would Help State Budget Woes

Yesterday a group of Oil and Gas producers from across the state led by Dewey Bartlett met with members of the House Energy Committee, both Democrats and Republicans. Most, if not all of them, want to do what is best for our state. I am hopeful that they will allow amendments to the horizontal bills to […]

Vertical Well Protection Act

  VERTICAL WELL PROTECTION ACT This is from Lee Levinson our OEPA Co- Chairman. Lee is a long-time Tulsa Oil and Gas Attorney representing over a hundred oil and gas producers and is also a long-time oil and gas producer himself. He has great insight into the problems facing hundreds of vertical well owner across […]