At Canyon Creek Energy, we’re focused on being the best at what we do. But, we’re also focused on being a leader in the community as well. Our team of professionals pride themselves on giving back and being fine examples of the energy industry.

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Feb 8, 2019

HART ENERGY CONNECT: Canyon Creek CEO On Arkoma Basin Focus

Canyon Creek Energy - Recently Hart Energy sat down with Luke Essman, president and CEO of Tulsa-based Canyon Creek Energy in Oklahoma City. Essman discussed the decades of drilling he anticipates. Plus, the company’s focus in the Arkoma Basin.

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May 14, 2018

Valiant Midstream to Build Natural Gas Gathering System and Processing Plant in Oklahoma's Arkoma Stack Play

OKLAHOMA  CITY, Feb. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Valiant Midstream LLC announced today it has commenced construction on a natural gas gathering system and cryogenic gas processing plant in the heart of the Arkoma Stack play in southeast Oklahoma.

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Apr 20, 2018

Canyon Creek Forms JV To Accelerate Arkoma Stack Drilling // Oil & Gas Investor

Canyon Creek Energy—Arkoma LLC is planning to boost drilling activity across its 100,000-gross-acre position in the Arkoma Stack play through a new joint venture (JV).

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Apr 19, 2018

Canyon Creek Energy Announces Joint Development Drilling Program In Arkoma Stack With Pivotal Petroleum Partners

Canyon Creek Energy — Arkoma, LLC (“CCEA”) announced today that it has entered into a Joint Development Agreement ("JDA") with Pivotal Petroleum Partners II, LP ("Pivotal") to jointly fund the development of wells on CCEA's acreage in Atoka, Coal, Hughes and Pittsburg Counties, Oklahoma, targeting the stacked pay formations in the expanding Arkoma STACK play.

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Jan 24, 2018

Canyon Creek Deepens Inventory With Arkoma Stack Deal

OIL & GAS INVESTOR — Canyon Creek Energy – Arkoma LLC continues to stretch its acreage Arkoma Stack position and inventory, saying this month it had purchased assets from Quanah Energy LLC.

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Jan 18, 2018

Canyon Creek Energy Announces Second Large Leasehold Acquisition In Liquids-Rich Arkoma Stack Play

Canyon Creek Energy – Arkoma, LLC (CCEA) announced today that it has added to its Arkoma Stack leasehold position through the acquisition of 50,000 gross acres in the expanding liquids-rich Arkoma Stack play.  The leasehold position comes through CCEA's acquisition of Quanah Energy, LLC.

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Jan 12, 2018

Oklahoma sweet crude tops $60 a barrel

NewsOK interviewed Luke Essman, CEO at Tulsa-based Canyon Creek Energy, regarding the recent increase in Oklahoma crude oil prices.

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Oct 26, 2017

Scoping The Scoop And Stack

Our CEO, Luke Essman, was interviewed for this article in Oil and Gas Investor. Read the full article at the link below.

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Aug 23, 2017

20 Questions With Luke Essman

Get to know Luke Essman, President and CEO of Canyon Creek Energy.

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Aug 15, 2017

Canyon Creek concentrates energy on Arkoma Basin in southeast Oklahoma

Jamie McCoy, CFO and VP of Canyon Creek Energy, discusses current projects, future strategies, and long term business goals.

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Jul 25, 2017

Canyon Creek Energy Announces Large Leasehold Position In Liquid Rich Arkoma Stack Play

TULSA, Okla., July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Canyon Creek Energy — Arkoma, LLC (CCEA) announced today that it has acquired a core operated leasehold position in over 30,000 acres in the liquid rich Arkoma Stack play.  A great deal of such acreage has been acquired from Arkoma Leasing, LLC.

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Jul 13, 2017

Parent Child Center of Tulsa Names Board Members

The Parent Child Center of Tulsa announced its new board leadership for its upcoming year, including past president Jamie McCoy of Canyon Creek Energy.

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May 15, 2017

Salute to Working Moms: Brenda Lindsey

AFWA Member, Brenda Lindsey is a Controller at Canyon Creek Energy. With four children and one grandchild, she has a lot to say about working motherhood and the challenges that come with it.

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Mar 11, 2017

Tulsa-based Canyon Creek announces new partnership

TULSA WORLD: Canyon Creek Energy Operating is teaming up with an investor group led by Fort Worth-based Vortus Investment Advisors to form the new company Canyon Creek Energy-Arkoma LLC, the entities announced Thursday.

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Jan 1, 2017

Oil and Gas Investor, Thirty Under 40

Out of hundreds of nominations across E&P, Service, A&D, Midstream and Finance, Luke Essman was hand-picked along with 29 influential individuals who are furthering the goals of their organizations and the industry through their initiative, intelligence and persistence.

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May 1, 2016

Meet Luke Essman

President and CEO Luke Essman featured in Oil and Gas Investor.

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Apr 3, 2014

ArcLight invests $75 million into Canyon Creek

TULSA WORLD: Canyon Creek Resources LLC, a Tulsa-based oil and gas exploration company, received an equity capital investment from an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners LLC.

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Mar 26, 2014

Oklahoma Magazine, 40 under 40 Feature

Luke Essman, President & CEO of Canyon Creek Energy, was featured in the 2014 issue of Oklahoma Magazine, 40 Under 40.

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Canyon Creek Energy is an innovative company committed to responsible land management and drilling operations. We value our partners and work every day with the communities where we operate. Whether you’re a partner, neighbor or just interested in learning more, please reach out to say hello.

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