horizontal drilling http://hppr.org en Oklahoma oil and gas production tax cut passes legislature http://hppr.org/post/oklahoma-oil-and-gas-production-tax-cut-passes-legislature <p>The Oklahoma Legislature passed a bill making tax incentives for oil and gas production permanent.</p><p>Governor Mary Fallin is expected to sign the controversial legislation, despite threats of a constitutional challenge posed by an Oklahoma City attorney. Wed, 28 May 2014 05:01:27 +0000 Adam Vos 32408 at http://hppr.org Oklahoma oil and gas production tax cut passes legislature Oklahoma Oil Executive Doesn’t Think Oil and Gas Tax Cuts are Needed http://hppr.org/post/oklahoma-oil-executive-doesn-t-think-oil-and-gas-tax-cuts-are-needed <p></p><p>The Kaiser-Francis Oil Company is like other Oklahoma energy empires in many ways.&nbsp; It’s been created by entrepreneurs who pulled themselves up by the bootstraps.&nbsp; It’s ruled by a billionaire CEO who has weather storms of controversy and showers of praise, but the Tulsa-based exploration and production company is different.&nbsp; It isn’t pushing for oil and gas tax cuts according to a <a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/2014/03/27/why-one-oklahoma-oil-executive-doesnt-think-oil-and-gas-tax-cuts-are-needed/">recent article from StateImpact Oklahoma</a>.</p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 05:00:04 +0000 Cindee Talley 29726 at http://hppr.org Oklahoma Oil Executive Doesn’t Think Oil and Gas Tax Cuts are Needed Oklahoma: Does a booming oil industry need tax incentives? http://hppr.org/post/oklahoma-does-booming-oil-industry-need-tax-incentives <p>As the oilfields boom in Oklahoma, so are the state tax credits for drilling <strong><a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/2013/08/22/as-oklahomas-oilfield-booms-state-tax-breaks-follow/">reported State Impact Oklahoma</a></strong>.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 05:00:01 +0000 Cindee Talley 20597 at http://hppr.org Oklahoma: Does a booming oil industry need tax incentives? When Water Burns http://hppr.org/post/when-water-burns <p>Advances in fracking and horizontal drilling make it possible to access gas and oil deposits previously out of reach.&nbsp; The process has lowered energy prices, created jobs, and reduced emissions.&nbsp; It could also be contaminating ground water from the Rockies of Wyoming to Pennsylvania.&nbsp; It is possible, but people affected by the pollution won't talk. &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 13:24:33 +0000 Cindee Talley 17254 at http://hppr.org When Water Burns