Pipes are stacked at the southern site of the Keystone XL pipeline in Cushing, Oklahoma.

Oklahoma oil hub on quake alert

Oct 15, 2015
Earthquakes could threaten the U.S.'s most important storage site for crude oil.
Posted In: earthquakes, oklahoma, crude oil, oil storage

A ban on fracking bans (no, you didn't misread that)

May 4, 2015
Texas is looking to ban local bans on fracking, and it's not alone.
Posted In: fracking, texas, oklahoma
Court case in Oklahoma examines whether oil and gas firms should be held liable for earthquake-related damage.

Should oil companies be liable for earthquake-related damage?

Mar 19, 2015
The Oklahoma Supreme Court will soon decide if fracking is linked to earthquakes.
Posted In: earthquakes, fracking, oklahoma
Harold Hamm, Oklahoma oil tycoon attends the TIME 100 Gala, TIME'S 100 Most Influential People In The World, at Lincoln Center.

How important is a CEO to a company's success? It depends.

Nov 11, 2014
The question became a critical issue in the Continental CEO's $1 billion divorce case.
Posted In: divorce, ceo, Oil, harold hamm, oklahoma

Two recoveries from the tornado: Finding a job

Jul 25, 2013
Coming from different financial situations can affect everything about picking up the pieces after a natural disaster -- even getting, and holding on to a job.
Posted In: Moore, oklahoma, tornado, recovery, income inequality

Minneapolis has the lowest unemployment rate for a major U.S. city

Jul 3, 2013
With an unemployment rate of 4.9 percent, the Minneapolis-St.Paul area beat out Oklahoma City.
Posted In: Unemployment, Minneapolis, oklahoma

Tornado watch: Revisiting Oklahoma's tragedy

Jul 1, 2013
Checking in on a small business owner who lost her office in the tornado that hit Moore, Okla.
Posted In: oklahoma, tornado, Small Business

Oklahoma tornado one month later: Possessions lost, gained

Jun 20, 2013
For the thousands of residents in Moore, Okla., left without homes by the May 20th tornado, it took less than a minute to lose everything. To replace everything will take much longer.
Posted In: oklahoma, tornado

Losing "everything" is relative in a tornado

Jun 3, 2013
Natural disasters are great equalizers, but recoveries can look different.
Posted In: disasters, oklahoma, tornado, FEMA

Friendship crosses class lines in tornado's wake

Jun 3, 2013
Disasters, it is said, are great equalizers, striking rich and poor alike. But do bonds forged in crisis survive recovery?
Posted In: tornado, oklahoma, natural disasters