Tulsa, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) Two Tulsa-based companies plan to spend $37 million to buy the refined petroleum unit of bankrupt energy company SemGroup LP.
QuikTrip Corp. and Magellan Midstream Partners LP confirmed the sale of the SemFuel unit on Monday.
Court records indicate Magellan, a fee-based gasoline storer and transporter, will pay $23 million through a subsidiary to buy SemFuel's terminal operations in El Dorado, Kan., and Des Moines, Iowa, and storage sites in Glenpool and west Tulsa.
Tulsa, OK – - The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality has issued an Ozone Alert for Tuesday in Tulsa. The hot, dry, windless weather is expected to continue.
Persons with lung or heart disease should be aware that increased pollution may cause them to experience adverse health effects. Ozone affects people differently. Learn your limits. Symptoms include chest pain, coughing, sneezing, nausea, headache and pulmonary congestion.
Tulsa, OK – Tulsa University played host last week to an International Economic Forum. Nine delegates from European Countries were at Helmerich Hall on the TU Campus. The conference was entitled "Doing Business with Europe"
It was as much for the European delegates as it was for Tulsans. Among those attending the functions was Tulsa County Commissioner Karen Keith who had praise for the program.
CATOOSA, Okla. (AP) Staff Sgt. Sean Samaroo, a graduate of Catoosa High School, has been awarded the Silver Star for heroic actions under enemy fire in Afghanistan.
Samaroo was among about 50 U.S. troops and two dozen Afghan fighters at a small base that came under attack by 200 or more Taliban armed with machine guns and rocket propelled grenades on July 13, 2008.
Tulsa, OK – An August 4th preliminary hearing is set for 38-year-old Tausha Borland. The Sand Springs woman is accused of June 9th crash that killed two bicyclists, 33-year-old Christa Voss of Owasso and 34-year-old Mathew Edmondson of Tulsa.
Borland is charged with two counts of first-degree manslaughter, DUI and leaving the scene of a fatal accident.
Tulsa, OK – St. John Health System has named Jan Slater to the position of Oklahoma State University Medical Center (OSUMC) chief executive officer. A seasoned medical executive with more than 33 years experience in healthcare management, Slater has served as interim chief executive officer upon OSUMC's transfer of ownership from Ardent Health Services to the OSUMC Trust on April 30, 2009.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma Ethics Commission filings show more than half the early contributions to Attorney General Drew Edmondson's gubernatorial campaign have been from private-practice lawyers and law firms.