Devon Tower

Sunlight bounces off the mirrored glass on the upper floors of the Devon Tower on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016. Jim Beckel/The Oklahoman file

OKLAHOMA CITY — Devon Energy Corp. trimmed more staff this week as company leaders continue to reconfigure operations to cut costs while focusing on producing more oil.

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A spokesman said Tuesday the company reduced its Oklahoma City workforce by 40.

“Throughout 2019, Devon has made a number of bold strategic moves that will position the company to compete with the best in our industry,” Devon spokesman John Porretto stated in an email Tuesday afternoon. “As we outlined in our second-quarter results, we’re executing at high levels in all parts of our business. We’ve also streamlined some areas of the company as part of our strategy to align costs with our go-forward business."

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