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Cytovance Biologics announces Plasmid DNA Manufacturing: An Optimized Platform Process Webinar

Monday, June 14, 2021 - 8:00am

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cytovance Biologics, a leading biopharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) of mammalian, microbial and gene therapy biologics, announces the next webinar of its 2021 series: pDNA Manufacturing: An Optimized Platform Process.

Key Points: 
  • OKLAHOMA CITY, June 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cytovance Biologics, a leading biopharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) of mammalian, microbial and gene therapy biologics, announces the next webinar of its 2021 series: pDNA Manufacturing: An Optimized Platform Process.
  • Our featured speakers will discuss strain selection, plasmid optimization, media composition and fermentation conditions necessary to produce high quality supercoiled plasmid DNA.
  • The demand for large quantities of high-quality supercoiled plasmid DNA (Sc-pDNA) has increased over the years due to its primary role in gene therapy.
  • The platform purification process developed by Cytovance addresses the main challenges in large scale manufacturing of pDNA such as scalability, quantity and quality.

Fresh off new statewide incentive package, Oklahoma's deadCenter Film Festival kicks off 21st year on June 10

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 8:42pm

Following a quick pivot due to COVID-19 and the international success of its first online festival format, deadCenter Film received more than 800 submissions from around the world.

Key Points: 
  • Following a quick pivot due to COVID-19 and the international success of its first online festival format, deadCenter Film received more than 800 submissions from around the world.
  • Of the all-time high selection rate, the 21st annual event boasts 30 feature films, joining 150 short films grouped into 18 short film programs.
  • This is reflected in the record-breaking amount of films selected this year, said Sara Thompson, Director of Programming for deadCenter Film.
  • More than 40,000 people attended deadCenter Film Festival virtually in 2020, representing audiences in 42 states and 24 countries.

Mammoth Energy Releases Additional Information Regarding Work Performed in Puerto Rico

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 12:00pm

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mammoth Energy Services, Inc. (Mammoth or the Company) (NASDAQ:TUSK) today announced that it has posted to its website additional information addressing two documents recently released by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that relate to hurricane repair work performed by Cobra Acquisitions LLC (Cobra) in Puerto Rico.

Key Points: 
  • OKLAHOMA CITY, June 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mammoth Energy Services, Inc. (Mammoth or the Company) (NASDAQ:TUSK) today announced that it has posted to its website additional information addressing two documents recently released by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that relate to hurricane repair work performed by Cobra Acquisitions LLC (Cobra) in Puerto Rico.
  • FEMA released a Determination Memorandum dated May 26, 2021, related to the first of two contracts Cobra successfully performed for the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA).
  • Arty Straehla, chief executive officer of Mammoth commented, Today, we release a fifth confirmation that the work performed by our subsidiary Cobra in Puerto Rico was both within the scope of the PREPA contract and was at a lower overall cost than other contractors on the island.
  • The documentation continues to show that our team performed a difficult job in a difficult environment to save lives and aid the people of Puerto Rico in their time of need.

Devon Energy Corporation Announces Early Tender Results and Receipt of Requisite Consents to Amend Outstanding Notes of WPX Energy, Inc.

Monday, May 24, 2021 - 2:00pm

Devons obligation to accept and exchange the WPX Notes validly tendered pursuant to the Exchange Offers is subject to customary conditions, as set forth in the Offer to Exchange.

Key Points: 
  • Devons obligation to accept and exchange the WPX Notes validly tendered pursuant to the Exchange Offers is subject to customary conditions, as set forth in the Offer to Exchange.
  • The Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations are not conditioned upon the tender of any minimum aggregate principal amount of the WPX Notes or the receipt of the requisite consents in any of the Consent Solicitations.
  • Holders validly tendering their WPX Notes will be deemed to have delivered consents to the amendments with respect to such tendered WPX Notes.
  • Holders will not be permitted to tender their WPX Notes without delivering consents or to deliver consents without tendering their WPX Notes.

New Survey: 70% of Companies Believe Proof of Vaccination from Employees to be Required in Near Future

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 2:00pm

Headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the international staffing company has more than 830 franchises in the U.S., Canada, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.

Key Points: 
  • Headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the international staffing company has more than 830 franchises in the U.S., Canada, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.
  • Since inception, Express has put more than 9 million people to work worldwide.\nAt Express Employment Professionals, we\xe2\x80\x99re in the business of people.
  • From job seekers to client companies, Express helps people thrive and businesses grow.
  • Our international network of franchises offers localized staffing solutions to the communities they serve across the U.S., Canada, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, employing 526,000 people globally in 2020.

Survey: 74% of Companies Believe Proof of Vaccination from Employees to be Required in Near Future

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 1:40pm

"But in order for this to happen smoothly, decisions about what post-COVID workplaces will require to return to normal need to be made and clear communication about what will be expected of employees should happen as soon as possible.

Key Points: 
  • "But in order for this to happen smoothly, decisions about what post-COVID workplaces will require to return to normal need to be made and clear communication about what will be expected of employees should happen as soon as possible.
  • Headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the international staffing company has more than 830 franchises in the U.S., Canada, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.
  • Since inception, Express has put more than 9 million people to work worldwide.\nAt Express Employment Professionals, we\'re in the business of people.
  • From job seekers to client companies, Express helps people thrive and businesses grow.

Devon Energy Celebrates 50 Years of Success  

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 9:05pm

b'OKLAHOMA CITY, May 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Devon Energy Corp. (NYSE: DVN) is celebrating its \xe2\x80\x98golden\xe2\x80\x99 anniversary this month after 50 years of success in the oil and gas industry.

Key Points: 
  • b'OKLAHOMA CITY, May 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Devon Energy Corp. (NYSE: DVN) is celebrating its \xe2\x80\x98golden\xe2\x80\x99 anniversary this month after 50 years of success in the oil and gas industry.
  • Devon continued to grow organically and by acquisition over the years and stepped into its place on the S&P 500 in 2000.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cWe were always looking for new technologies and modern ways to produce oil and gas because we wanted to be innovators.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cThey support us, and we support them.\xe2\x80\x9d\nIn January 2021 Devon and WPX Energy merged as equals, keeping Devon\xe2\x80\x99s name and headquarters in Oklahoma City.

Devon Corporation Commences Private Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations for Outstanding Notes of WPX Energy, Inc.

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 2:00pm

Settlement of the Exchange Offers is expected to occur on or about June 9, 2021, unless Devon extends the Expiration Date or terminates the Exchange Offers.

Key Points: 
  • Settlement of the Exchange Offers is expected to occur on or about June 9, 2021, unless Devon extends the Expiration Date or terminates the Exchange Offers.
  • The Offer to Exchange and other documents relating to the Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations will be distributed only to holders who confirm that they are within the categories of eligible participants in the Exchange Offers.
  • King & Co., Inc., the information and exchange agent for the Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations, at (800) 870-0653 (Toll-free).
  • The Exchange Offers are only being made pursuant to the Offer to Exchange.

Devon Energy Announces Virtual-Only Format for 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Friday, May 7, 2021 - 1:00pm

b'OKLAHOMA CITY, May 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Devon Energy Corp. (NYSE: DVN) today announced a change in the location of its 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.

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  • b'OKLAHOMA CITY, May 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Devon Energy Corp. (NYSE: DVN) today announced a change in the location of its 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
  • In light of continued concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Annual Meeting will be held solely by remote communication, in a \xe2\x80\x9cvirtual-only\xe2\x80\x9d format.
  • The previously announced date and time of the meeting (June 9, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. Central Time) have not changed.
  • Devon has designed the format of the Annual Meeting to ensure that stockholders are afforded the same rights and opportunities to participate as they would at an in-person meeting, using online tools to ensure stockholder access and participation.\nAs described in the proxy materials for the Annual Meeting, stockholders are entitled to attend and vote at the Annual Meeting if they held shares as of the close of business on April 12, 2021, the record date designated by the Board for the Annual Meeting, or if they hold a legal proxy for the meeting provided by their broker, bank or other nominee.

Devon Energy Announces Fixed-Plus-Variable Dividend for Common Stockholders

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 9:03pm

30, 2021\nOKLAHOMA CITY, May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Devon Energy Corp. (NYSE: DVN) announced today that its board of directors has declared a fixed-plus-variable dividend of $0.34 per share based on the company\xe2\x80\x99s first quarter financial performance.

Key Points: 
  • 30, 2021\nOKLAHOMA CITY, May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Devon Energy Corp. (NYSE: DVN) announced today that its board of directors has declared a fixed-plus-variable dividend of $0.34 per share based on the company\xe2\x80\x99s first quarter financial performance.
  • This represents a 13 percent increase in payout compared to the dividend declared for the fourth quarter of 2020.
  • Both the fixed quarterly dividend of $0.11 per share and the variable dividend of $0.23 per share are payable on Jun.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cThis uniquely designed dividend strategy provides us the flexibility to return meaningful and appropriate amounts of cash to shareholders across a variety of market conditions.\xe2\x80\x9d\nThe company\xe2\x80\x99s fixed-plus-variable dividend framework is designed to pay a sustainable fixed dividend through the cycle and evaluate a variable dividend on a quarterly basis.