Quote of the Day 4/21/2014

80 percent of our wells are horizontal. It’s where the action is. I don’t think that government should incentivize anything that is going to happen without the incentive, and believe me, baby, horizontal drilling is going to happen without the incentive.

-Former Oklahoma City Mayor Kirk Humphries (Source: http://bit.ly/1r8b6zq), speaking about Oklahoma’s tax break for horizontal drilling that is costing $252 million this year.


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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