- Progress 2012
OSU Extension Center has expansive roots
“I’d say 70, 75 to 80 percent of our clientele are urban or home-owner clientele. The array of topics we help people with cover agriculture to horticulture to home-energy conservation. We work with a lot of things.” — Jeff Bedwell, extension educator for agriculture and 4-H
Area is taking advantage of the mighty Mississippi
A Mississippi lime formation stretching north and west of Enid and into Kansas is the big play in the area now, according to Mike Terry, president of Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association.
Leaving the nest, ready to fly
At the end of 2009, Harold Hamm — Continental Resource’s founder, board chairman and chief executive officer — set a goal of tripling the company’s production and reserve growth by 2014.
The right size for right Price
Audie Price Inspections incorporated in 1999 but remains in family hands. Audie is president; his wife, Brenda, is vice president; his daughter, Julie Walker, is office manager; and Julie’s husband, Charles, oversees welder testing and certification.
In the middle of it
In the parlance of the petroleum business, Hiland is a midstream company, which means it purchases, gathers and markets natural gas, natural gas liquids and crude oil.
Northwest Oklahoma is ripe for diversification
Jeff Bedwell, Garfield County Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension Center ag educator, said the decline in wheat production doesn’t represent a decline in agriculture planting but rather an increase in crop diversification.
Wheat, oil and ... chickens?
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center highlights the roles agriculture and energy industries have played throughout the history of Enid and the area.
Since the company’s beginning, it has drilled more than 800 wells, some as deep at 22,000 feet. Ward Petroleum has nearly 350 wells in Oklahoma.
Where's the beef
While remembering last year’s drought in Oklahoma, many people only consider the negative effect the lack of rain had on crops, but cattle producers also were affected.
Good times and bad ...
The businesses range from the family farm operation to oil supply, production and service companies and stretch across the north central part of the state, specifically including presences in Lamont and Tonkawa.
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