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OGE Energy Corporation
Type Public (NYSEOGE)
Headquarters 321 North Harvey Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Area served AR, OK
Key people Peter B. Delaney, CEO
Industry Electric Producer, Distributor, & Utility
Natural Gas Distributor
Products Electricity, Natural Gas
Revenue $3.80 billion (2007)[1]
Net income $244.2 million (2007)[1]
Employees 3,217 (2007)
Subsidiaries Oklahoma Gas & Electric
Enogex
OGE Energy Resources
Website OGE.com

OGE Energy Corporation, with headquarters in downtown Oklahoma City, is the parent company of Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company, a regulated electric utility, and Enogex Inc., a natural gas pipeline business. OGE Energy and its subsidiaries have about 3,100 employees.

Oklahoma Gas & Electric Company (OG&E) is a regulated electric utility company that serves over 750,000 customers in Oklahoma and western Arkansas.

On December 9, 2007 OG&E experienced the worst power outage in Oklahoma history with over 250,000 customers without power.

Power portfolio

Out of its total 6,964 MW of electric generating capacity in 2005 (0.65% of the U.S. total), OGE produced 59.0% from natural gas and 41.0% from coal. All of OGE's power plants are in Oklahoma.[2]

Existing coal-fired power plants

OGE owned 5 coal-fired generating stations in 2005, with 2,854 MW of capacity. Here is a list of OGE's coal power plants:[2][3][4]

Plant Name State County Year(s) Built Capacity 2007 CO2 Emissions 2006 SO2 Emissions
Muskogee OK Muskogee 1977, 1978, 1984 1716 MW 10,600,000 tons 36,704 tons
Sooner OK Noble 1979, 1980 1138 MW 7,308,000 tons 16,579 tons

In 2006, OGE's 2 coal-fired power plants emitted 17.9 million tons of CO2 and 53,000 tons of SO2.

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 OGE Energy Corp., BusinessWeek Company Insight Center, accessed July 2008.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Existing Electric Generating Units in the United States, 2005, Energy Information Administration, accessed April 2008.
  3. Environmental Integrity Project, Dirty Kilowatts: America’s Most Polluting Power Plants, July 2007.
  4. Dig Deeper, Carbon Monitoring for Action database, accessed June 2008.

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