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Beckham County, Oklahoma

PO Box 67
Sayre, OK 73662
Phone: (580) 928-2457
Fax: (580) 928-2467

On the southwestern border of OK; organized Nov 16, 1907 from Greer and Roger Mills counties. Name Origin: For John Crepps Wickliffe Beckham (1869-1940), KY governor (1900-07) and U.S. senator (1915-21)

Area (sq mi):: 904.14 (land 901.83; water 2.31) Population per square mile: 20.90
Population 2005: 18,880 State rank: 42 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.60%; 1990-2000 5.20% Population 2000: 19,799 (White 84.70%; Black or African American 5.50%; Hispanic or Latino 5.40%; Asian 0.40%; Other 7.00%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 36.60
Income 2000: per capita $14,488; median household $27,402; Population below poverty level: 18.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,942-$21,198
Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 18.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Elk City (10,442)

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    The acquired assets consist of a 60 million cubic feet (MMcf) per day processing plant within APL's 180 MMcf per day Sweetwater facility in Beckham County, Oklahoma.
    In mid-2006, a Calliope system was installed on the 18,000-foot Wallace well located in Beckham County, Oklahoma.
    NYSE:APL) (the "Partnership") announces that it plans to construct a new 120 million cubic feet per day cryogenic gas processing plant in Beckham County, Oklahoma.
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    In Beckham County, Oklahoma, the company is testing and re-evaluating an 18,700-foot well for a Calliope installation.
    Since the second quarter, Whittier has participated in the completion of six additional wells in the Greater Mayfield project in Beckham County, Oklahoma, bringing the total number of producing wells in the field to 15.
    The company has minor working interests in eight wells in the Greater Mayfield project in Beckham County, Oklahoma, which are in various stages of drilling, completion or testing.
    A successful Calliope installation was previously reported on the 18,400-foot Green Estate well located in Beckham County, Oklahoma.
    Calliope's operating depth range was substantially extended with a successful installation on the 18,400-foot Green Estate well located in Beckham County, Oklahoma.
    The company is also considering installing Calliope on its 18,400-foot Green Estate well located in Beckham County, Oklahoma.