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Medical marijuana law may upend workplace policy

June 14, 2018

The use of medical marijuana could be legal as soon as October if Oklahoma voters approve State Question 788, scheduled for a June 26 vote.
“788, if passed, will have a pretty dramatic impact on the way we conduct drug testing in the workplace,” according to Adam W. Childers, director and shareholder at Crowe & Dunlevy, and co-chair of the firm’s labor and employment practice group. Full Story >>

Oil, gas industry expansion strengthens state

June 13, 2018

Continued expansion of the oil and natural gas industry is leading to a stronger state economy, the economist who compiles the Oklahoma Energy Index said this month. Full Story >>

Oil and Gas Roundup — May 31

May 31, 2018

A roundup of oil and natural gas industry news from around the state, nation and world:
Carbon dioxide emissions drop from U.S. power sector
How a handful of wealthy foundations control the anti-fossil fuel agenda and escape scrutiny
Australian officials head to U.S. to learn about hydraulic fracturing
Canada to buy Kinder Morgan oil pipeline in bid to save project
Full Story >>

Auction supports OIPA efforts

May 21, 2018

OIPA supporters from the energy service and supply sector will join forces once again to donate a variety of oilfield equipment, services and products to be sold at the June 9 Oilfield Services Fundraising Auction. Full Story >>

Uncertainty impacts Energy Index

April 12, 2018

New data from the Oklahoma Energy Index (OEI) shows that geopolitical uncertainty is taking its toll on the state’s defining industry. Full Story >>