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Encana Halts STACK Well Completion Following Two Earthquakes

Encana Halts STACK Well Completion Following Two Earthquakes

Encana Corp. has paused a well completion operation in the heart of Oklahoma’s stacked oil and gas formations following two earthquakes that measured 3.2- and 3.9-magnitude.

July 26, 2019
Oklahoma Calls For Disposal Well Volume Cuts After Pair of April Quakes

Oklahoma Calls For Disposal Well Volume Cuts After Pair of April Quakes

In response to a pair of earthquakes in north-central Oklahoma last month, state regulators have directed operators of nearly two dozen wastewater disposal wells to cut back on volumes and to perform additional testing.

May 9, 2018

Oklahoma Shutters Injection Well, Limits Disposal in Two Counties After Seismic Activity

The Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) on Thursday ordered an oil and natural gas wastewater injection well shut down in Kingfisher County in response to overnight earthquake activity.

April 19, 2018

Conventional Plays Target of Oklahoma’s Expanded Long-Lateral Drilling Rules

Implementing a law passed earlier this year by the state legislature, the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) has adopted on an emergency basis long-lateral drilling rules that apply to all oil and natural gas formations in the state, not only unconventional plays.

August 24, 2017
Oklahoma Task Force to Assess OCC; Three Disposal Wells to Halt Injections

Oklahoma Task Force to Assess OCC; Three Disposal Wells to Halt Injections

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, in an effort to discover ways to improve operations of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC), issued an executive order (EO) Monday creating a five-member task force to conduct an organizational analysis of the agency.

August 10, 2017