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|Type||Public (NYSE: OGE)|
|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)|
|Net income||▲ $244.2 million (2007)|
|Subsidiaries||Oklahoma Gas & Electric|
OGE Energy Resources
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.
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.
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:
|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
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 OGE Energy Corp., BusinessWeek Company Insight Center, accessed July 2008.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Existing Electric Generating Units in the United States, 2005, Energy Information Administration, accessed April 2008.
- ↑ Environmental Integrity Project, Dirty Kilowatts: America’s Most Polluting Power Plants, July 2007.
- ↑ Dig Deeper, Carbon Monitoring for Action database, accessed June 2008.
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