Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2013 - (Page 30)
Protecting the Land
The oil and natural gas producers and royalty
owners have joined together and fund the
Oklahoma Energy Resources Board (OERB).
BY JILL HARRISON, OKLAHOMA
ENERGY RESOURCES BOARD
LOCATED IN THE middle of the United
States, nearly equidistant from both
coasts, is a state whose work is vital
in order for people around the nation
to complete simple, everyday tasks.
Oklahoma, a state that is home to
approximately 4 million people, is built
on top of a wealth of natural energy
resources. Underneath our ground is
8 percent of the nation’s oil reserves,
and 12 percent of the nation’s largest
natural gas fields.
Oklahomans mine the natural energy resources,
which are then reﬁned and shipped to millions of
people every day, in every state across the nation.
Every time you ﬂip on a light switch or drive your
car across town, odds are that there is at least
one hard-working Oklahoman who helped make
The vast energy production in Oklahoma is not
conﬁned to one geographical area. Oklahoma has
two major metropolitan areas, Oklahoma City and
Tulsa, and several energy giants call those cities
home. Oklahoma City is home to the headquarters
of Chesapeake, Devon, Continental and SandRidge.
30 • Third Quarter 2013
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2013
FROM THE PRESIDENT
PROJECTS THAT START IN RURAL AMERICA TOUCH THE LIVES OF ALL AMERICANS
WHAT DOES RURAL MEAN?
PROTECTING THE LAND
THE POWER OF AN ASSOCIATION
OLD CONSERVATION IDEA STILL IN VOGUE
THROWING MY LOOP
INDEX TO ADVERTISERS/ ADVERTISERS.COM
FROM THE CEO
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2013
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