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Articles from October 2, 2006

Alchem Creates Technology to Bring 'Refinery to the Wellhead'
Alchem Field Services of Oklahoma City was founded on a dream based on gas-to-liquids technology."The dream was we could bring a refinery to the wellhead," said William J. Cox, Alchem's chairman and CEO.Alchem was started in 2003 and now the company...
Commentary: Lawsuit Reform Being Pushed in Legislative Races
Lawsuit reform may be overshadowed by the illegal immigration issue in the current election campaign, but it will not go away during the next session of the Oklahoma Legislature.Regardless of the outcome of the election, a large coalition of business...
Immigration Debate Continues on Federal, Local Levels
Right now, it's nobody's job in state government to actually look for illegal immigrants, or to do much about it when they do find people living in the U.S. illegally. But when the Oklahoma Legislature cranks up again in February, most everybody in state...
OKC-Based Alchem Field Services Creates Technology to Bring 'Refinery to the Wellhead'
Alchem Field Services of Oklahoma City was founded on a dream based on gas-to-liquids technology."The dream was we could bring a refinery to the wellhead," said William J. Cox, Alchem's chairman and CEO.Alchem was started in 2003 and now the company...
OKC Events: October 2, 2006
The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Oklahoma will sponsor its second annual Lexus Raffle, selling only 1,600 tickets at $100 each for a 2007 Lexus LS460, valued at $70,000. Proceeds from the raffle will allow Make-A-Wish to make wishes come true for Oklahoma...
OKC Think Tank Questions State's Educational Standards
The Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, an Oklahoma City-based "think tank," released a report last week entitled "Hot Air: How Oklahoma Inflates Its Educational Progress Under No Child Left Behind." But the study is comparing apples to oranges, say...
Oklahoma Economic Future May Be Tied to Environmental Concerns
The blue skies that represent the Oklahoma economy could be dissipating somewhat due to environmental concerns, officials warned Friday during a meeting of public and private officials to discuss compliance with federal regulations.Despite having made...
OK Rig Count Down for Month after Five-Straight Increases
The weekly average number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in Oklahoma declined in September after increasing for five consecutive months.Oklahoma's average weekly active rig count in September totaled 193, down from 195 for August,...
Pitts: Lawsuit Reform Being Pushed in Legislative Races
Lawsuit reform may be overshadowed by the illegal immigration issue in the current election campaign, but it will not go away during the next session of the Oklahoma Legislature.Regardless of the outcome of the election, a large coalition of business...
Rural Development Grants Awarded This Week
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development will award seven energy-efficient grants totaling about $111,000 to separate businesses on Wednesday. The grants are intended to assist rural development in communities throughout the state.Kathleen...
Rural Development Grants Awarded This Week in OK
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development will award seven energy-efficient grants totaling about $111,000 to separate businesses on Wednesday. The grants are intended to assist rural development in communities throughout the state.Kathleen...
Secret Identity: OKC Store Owner
Back when he was about 10 years old and losing himself in Batman's comic book adventures, New World store owner Brian "Buck" Berlin wished for one thing: If he couldn't be a superhero himself, at least he could run a comic book shop.That wasn't so long...
Shawnee's FireLake Grand Casino Prepares for Grand Opening
When the FireLake Grand Casino opens next month, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation promises it will be grand, elegant and upscale, and they're willing to back up that claim.While still under construction, Steve Degraffenreid, the casino's general manager,...
The Air Up There: OK Economic Future May Be Tied to Environmental Concerns
The blue skies that represent the Oklahoma economy could be dissipating somewhat due to environmental concerns, officials warned Friday during a meeting of public and private officials to discuss compliance with federal regulations.Despite having made...
Tuesday Dubbed Voter Education Day in OK
Businesses throughout the state on Tuesday will take part in Voter Education Day, which is headed by the Oklahoma Prosperity Project.Oklahoma Prosperity Project officials expect hundreds of companies and organizations to take part in the event. The State...
Tuesday Dubbed Voter Education Day in State
Businesses throughout the state on Tuesday will take part in Voter Education Day, which is headed by the Oklahoma Prosperity Project.Oklahoma Prosperity Project officials expect hundreds of companies and organizations to take part in the event. The State...
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