Oklahoma - SB669 - 2017

Oil and gas; horizontal drilling; pooling orders for horizontal spacing units.

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Natural Gas Development

Added On: 03-24-2017
Updated On: 03-23-2017
Status: Passed One Chamber
Primary Sponsors: Bryce Marlatt (Republican), Terry O'Donnell (Republican)

Actions (17)

  • 02-06-2017 - Authored by Senator Marlatt
  • 02-06-2017 - First Reading
  • 02-07-2017 - Second Reading referred to Energy
  • 03-02-2017 - Reported Do Pass Energy committee; CR filed
  • 03-13-2017 - Coauthored by Representative O'Donnell (principal House author)
  • 03-22-2017 - Measure passed: Ayes: 43 Nays: 0
  • 03-22-2017 - Referred for engrossment
  • 03-22-2017 - Emergency clause stricken
  • 03-22-2017 - Title stricken
  • 03-22-2017 - Emergency added
  • 03-22-2017 - General Order, Amended by Floor Substitute
  • 03-23-2017 - First Reading
  • 03-23-2017 - Engrossed to House
  • 03-28-2017 - Second Reading referred to Energy and Natural Resources
  • 04-13-2017 - Enacting clause stricken
  • 04-13-2017 - Coauthored by Representative(s) McBride
  • 04-13-2017 - CR; Do Pass, as amended, Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Votes (2)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
03-22-2017Senate: THIRD READINGSenate4305yes
04-13-2017House: Energy and Natural Resources Committee: DO PASS AS AMENDED, STRIKE THE E NACTING CLAUSEHouse1250yes

Sponsors (3)

News (5)

OIPA chairman asks former Mayor Dewey Bartlett to resign from group's board - Tulsa World
Published by tulsaworld.com
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 22:20:13 GMT

In recent weeks, Bartlett has been vocal in lobbying efforts that advocate for a significant increase in the gross production tax on new wells drilled in Oklahoma, an opinion opposite to OIPA's position. Bartlett has also been a vocal opponent of a ...

Oil and gas legislation passes House committee test - Tulsa World
Published by tulsaworld.com
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:13:07 GMT

Senate Bill 284, by President Pro Tem Mike Schulz, R-Altus, and its alter ego, SB 669, by Sen. Bryce Marlatt, R-Woodward, were adopted by identical 12-5 votes, with Republican Todd Thomsen of Ada ... SB 669, backed by the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum ...

Smaller Oklahoma energy producers rally for higher gross production tax rate, protection in long-lateral bills - NewsOK.com
Published by newsok.com
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 05:02:27 GMT

The Oklahoma Energy Producers Alliance wants to tie together the tax issue and the protection of vertical wells as two larger Oklahoma energy associations work out their differences on long-lateral bills, Senate Bill 284 and SB 669. State law currently ...

Extended horizontal drilling compromise reached by major Oklahoma energy associations - NewsOK.com
Published by newsok.com
Wed, 10 May 2017 10:04:45 GMT

Senate Bill 867 is supported by the Oklahoma Oil and Gas Association, Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association and the Coalition of Oklahoma Surface and Mineral Owners. Notably absent ... SB 867 effectively replaces two earlier bills, SB 284 and SB ...

Long-lateral drilling bills advance in Oklahoma Legislature - NewsOK.com (registration)
Published by newsok.com
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:00:14 GMT

A handful of lawsuits have been filed in district courts across the state alleging "well bashing," or horizontal producers encroaching on the existing production of vertical wells. "We've actually been at this for about five years off and on ...