Oklahoma - SB287 - 2017

Oil and gas; authorizing DEQ and Corporation Commission to administer oil and gas programs. Effective date.

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Natural Gas Development

Added On: 03-25-2017
Updated On: 04-25-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsors: Ann Griffin (Republican), Weldon Watson (Republican)





Actions (20)

  • 02-06-2017 - First Reading
  • 02-06-2017 - Authored by Senator Griffin
  • 02-07-2017 - Second Reading referred to Energy
  • 02-23-2017 - Reported Do Pass as amended Energy committee; CR filed
  • 03-01-2017 - Coauthored by Representative Watson (principal House author)
  • 03-08-2017 - Referred for engrossment
  • 03-08-2017 - Measure passed: Ayes: 33 Nays: 8
  • 03-08-2017 - General Order, Considered
  • 03-09-2017 - Engrossed to House
  • 03-09-2017 - First Reading
  • 03-27-2017 - Second Reading referred to Energy and Natural Resources
  • 04-03-2017 - CR; Do Pass Energy and Natural Resources Committee
  • 04-19-2017 - Referred for enrollment
  • 04-19-2017 - Signed, returned to Senate
  • 04-19-2017 - Third Reading, Measure passed: Ayes: 82 Nays: 6
  • 04-19-2017 - General Order
  • 04-20-2017 - Sent to Governor
  • 04-20-2017 - Signed, returned to Senate
  • 04-20-2017 - Enrolled, to House
  • 04-26-2017 - Approved by Governor 04/26/2017

Votes (3)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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Passed
03-08-2017Senate: THIRD READINGSenate3387yes
03-30-2017House: Energy and Natural Resources Committee: DO PASSHouse1010yes
04-19-2017House: THIRD READINGHouse82610yes

News (2)

The Most Practical Alternative to Quake-Causing Disposal Wells is Reusing Wastewater, Research Group Finds - StateImpact Oklahoma
Published by stateimpact.npr.org
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:55:09 GMT

The most practical alternative to earthquake-triggering oilfield disposal wells is for energy companies to reuse the wastewater instead of injecting it underground, leaders of a research group working on behalf of the state said Wednesday. ... But as ...

The Most Practical Alternative to Quake-Causing Disposal Wells is Reusing Wastewater, Group Says - KOSU
Published by kosu.org
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:37:21 GMT

Legislation to clarify produced water ownership, Senate Bill 743, is advancing at the state capitol. Gov. Fallin on Wednesday signed SB 287, which authorizes state energy and water regulators to ask the EPA to let the state issue some of its own ...