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Seminole Nation issues 8% severance fee notice

October 15, 2018

A number of OIPA members recently received a letter from the Seminole Nation Business & Corporate Regulatory Commission (“BCR”) seeking to enforce an 8% severance fee subsequent to the issuance of Public Notice No. 2018-01. Full Story >>

Oil and Gas Roundup — Sept. 14

September 14, 2018

A rundown of oil and natural gas industry news from around the state, nation and world:

• Rig count up 2 in state, 7 nationwide
• EIA: U.S. is officially world’s top crude oil producer
• ONEOK to invest nearly $300 million in West Texas natural gas pipelines
• U.S. warns Russia it may sanction new gas pipeline to Germany
• The USA’s three-legged stool of energy dominance
• Hurricane Florence not expected to trigger fuel shortages
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Casillas opens Wildcatter luncheon series

September 11, 2018

Casillas Petroleum Corp. President & CEO Greg Casillas was the featured speaker at the opening OIPA Wildcatter Luncheon of the season Sept. 5 at Tulsa Country Club. Full Story >>

Oil and Gas Roundup — Sept. 10

September 10, 2018

A roundup of oil and natural gas industry news from around the state, nation and world:
• U.S. oil drillers cut rigs for second week in three
• House of Representatives OKs small-scale LNG exports
• U.S. independents raise their hedges
• Natural gas to overtake oil as North America's 'single largest energy source'
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McAfee & Taft, ADP to present workshop on medical marijuana

August 22, 2018

With numerous rule revisions and legal challenges underway following the passage of State Question 788 legalizing medical marijuana, it may be a struggle for employers to identify and implement proper human resources policies and procedures. That's why the OIPA is teaming up with McAfee & Taft and ADP on a workshop to address these challenges and provide OIPA members and their employees with a game plan on how they can respond. Full Story >>