Oklahoma - HB1613 - 2017

Oil and gas; Energy Jobs Act of 2017; renaming the 2011 Shale Reservoir Development Act; horizontal wells; emergency.

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Natural Gas Development

Added On: 03-24-2017
Updated On: 02-06-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Weldon Watson (Republican)

Actions (8)

  • 02-06-2017 - Authored by Representative Watson
  • 02-06-2017 - First Reading
  • 02-07-2017 - Second Reading referred to Rules
  • 02-21-2017 - Withdrawn from Rules Committee
  • 02-21-2017 - Referred to Energy and Natural Resources
  • 03-02-2017 - CR; Do Pass, amended by committee substitute Energy and Natural Resources Committee
  • 03-02-2017 - Coauthored by Representative(s) Montgomery
  • 03-02-2017 - Emergency added

Votes (1)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
03-02-2017House: Energy and Natural Resources Committee: DO PASS AS AMENDED BY CSHouse1530yes

Sponsors (2)

News (2)

Oklahoma Oil and Gas Association touts long-lateral bills - NewsOK.com
Published by newsok.com
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:00:14 GMT

Longer horizontal drilling in nonshale formations is back before the Oklahoma Legislature as the Oklahoma Oil and Gas Association touted it Tuesday as a partial solution to the state's budget woes. The association and its members, ... Two bills in the ...

Oil CEOs lobby for longer laterals - NewsOK.com
Published by newsok.com
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 06:02:49 GMT

The executives and representatives from the Oklahoma Oil and Gas Association met with reporters and lobbied legislators in support of Senate Bill 284 and House Bill 1613, together known as the Oklahoma Energy Jobs Act. The bills would allow companies ...