This doesn't really fit in any of the O&G categories but SWEPCO is requesting all its Louisiana customers to limit the use of electricity as much as possible today and tomorrow - they're saying there is a very real chance of brownouts because of the unusual demand.
If the situation worsens, they're also saying they may have to shutdown electricity to different areas for possibly 2-hour periods.
Right now the request is to raise A/C thermostats and be particularly conscious of extra lights being on, limit dryer use, etc.
Funny Mac. We lost power in Blanchard at 8 last night. The lights all came back on at 7 this morning. Talk about a wake up call. We were so thrilled over the liquid falling from the sky that we forgot to turn all of the lights off before calling it a warm night. The rain was very welcomed and I hope that you all got your fair share of it. Thank you Lord for the cooling showers.
As exciting as this is, we know that we have a responsibility to do this thing correctly. After all, we want the farm to remain a place where the family can gather for another 80 years and beyond. This site was born out of these desires. Before we started this site, googling "shale' brought up little information. Certainly nothing that was useful as we negotiated a lease. Read More