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Oklahoma taking lead in energy independence

Oklahoma Now -- This Thursday, energy industry experts, executives and employees will join public officials at the Governor’s Energy Conference in Oklahoma City. They will represent virtually every sector of the energy industry, including oil and natural gas, wind and solar power, biofuels and nuclear energy.

While these men and women come from diverse backgrounds and fields — academic, corporate and political — they all have two things in common: They are on the cutting edge of one of the most important job-creating industries in the world; and they are leading the charge toward American energy independence.

For decades, energy independence was thought to be out of reach. New drilling techniques like hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling, the discovery of enormous reserves of natural gas in th


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NavyStore
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And possibly self-promotion. (I can say that, since I grew up in Tulsa....)
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 8:19:05 AM

OK
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bullfrog... not sure that would happen.
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Texas would be joining Okalahoma if we could get rid of the Bush ideas
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any oil from US is better than buying from the terrorists.
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2012 8:56:58 AM

Ok
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2012 8:05:42 AM

energy **independence** is still a wrong term. Lower dependence is the better word.
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LetemEatCake
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 10:48:09 PM


Good article...too bad this is an Opinion Piece!
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Thank you for posting.
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RogerB
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 12:23:25 PM

"At least it sounds like Oklahoma has a plan."

Yes he does - and he announced it before he took office.

His goal is to make gas so expensive that few can afford it, and will switch to other forma of transportation - Public transportation, bicycles, and walking!

White House Wants to Keep Gas Prices High

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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 4:00:30 AM

Oklahoma taking lead in energy independence – oil, natural gas, solar, wind, biofuels, nuclear.
BUT, Big Oil continues to sell fuel and natural gas on the world market for higher prices, there will be NO price reduction for the cost of fuel or natural gas IN the US. 'Coming out of the closet' Fred's lousy, smoke and mirrors, lack of jobs, dog and pony show and in the crapper economy, the jobs are Not here. Fred's economy is not improving but continues to hurt the population and the job numbers continue to be down – no matter how smoooooth talking Fred spins those numbers! People will still drive and buy fuel no matter what but it sure helps to have a job too!
Whatever the size or shape of the vehicle, Produce and ‘Drive’ vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
12/22/2012!
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 12:13:20 AM

At least it sounds like Oklahoma has a plan.
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OH my...this is an Opinion Piece by Gov. Mary Fallin of OK! Clearly marked and posted in the Edmond Sun.

Have GB rules changed?

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I'm for it.
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Obama will shut them down.
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Sounds a bit like a political discourse in an election year but has some merit. Keep Bozama away. 36 days until the ejection.
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 12:05:24 AM

Old article.
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 12:04:38 AM

ok
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ok
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"Your doin' fine Oklahoma....Oklahoma.....OK"
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Too bad we don't have this sort of leadership at the national level.
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2012 11:59:41 PM

Onward
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2012 11:59:05 PM

Good for them.
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2012 11:59:00 PM

finally something good coming out of Oklahoma besides the Thunder LOL.
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2012 11:57:07 PM

good
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2012 11:54:24 PM

Good for OK.
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“And what does energy independence with the price of gas?”

Looks like a couple of words are missing but I get the drift; why do you ask, Sydb? Energy independence is an important and timely subject. Try reading the Newsville guidelines; you will learn that this type of material qualifies.
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Isn't Oaklahoma the Belt of the Bible Belt?
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Is Oaklahoma the Belt of the Bible Belt?
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2012 11:50:29 PM

Interesting article...
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2012 11:47:14 PM

Good!
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Drill !!!
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Great keep going.
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Great keep Obummer away
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2012 11:41:39 PM

Well good for them.
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give Robney a chance and he will really screw it all up as he has done with everything he touches.
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and done without help from the Administration
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give obummer a chance and he will really screw it all up as he has done with everything he touches.

IN GOD WE TRUST
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2012 11:30:20 PM

good for them
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full speed ahead if big brother can keep out of it
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2012 11:26:45 PM

Don't have a problem reading Gov Mary Fallon's beating of the energy independence drum. Lot easier to stomach than the bankrupt the economy "green energy" garbage that's been coming out of 1600 Pennsylvania.

A few notes about OK, energy production, & local trends. Per capita in the OKC metro area there are more CNG powered cars & trucks on the road than anywhere in the country. The East Coast crowd on this site might not realize that or like it, but its a well known fact. The OKC metro area is one of the few metro areas in the country that's air standards do not require oxygenated fuels. Hydraulic fracturing has been going on in OK for nearly 60 years & our water wells, streams & lakes are in great shape. Western OK has its share of wind farms, though nowhere near as popular an energy producing component in OK as they are in Iowa. Commercial scale solar would be very difficult to install in the Southern Plains. Unfortunately, the region is too susceptible to violent weather including hail. I only have to go outside to see what this summers hailstones did to my homes solar system.

[Edited by: Gmsclecarparts at 10/2/2012 11:31:19 PM EST]
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More states need to follow suit
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Only if they can keep the government from ruining things.
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unlike obummer and his war on everything deemed not be 'green'
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Good for OK!
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One of the few states where E0 is readily available at MANY filling stations...
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Ok
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they already have most of the storage at Cushing, OK
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Glad to hear it.
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Logic and reason rears its head...
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