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Chevron recycles, reuses fracking water from oil and gas as Permian production booms

Adrian C Hedden | Carlsbad Current Argus | November 4, 2019

Extracting oil and gas via hydraulic fracturing – or fracking – uses and generates millions of gallons of water unfit for human consumption.

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NM’s 2019 oil production set to smash record

Kevin Robinson | Albuquerque Journal | November 6, 2019

Oil production continues gushing in southeastern New Mexico and on pace for another blockbuster year.

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New Mexico oil and gas revenues continue spike amid boom in the Permian Basin

Adrian C Hedden | Carlsbad Current Argus | October 21, 2019

Jobs supported and revenue generated on public lands managed by the federal Bureau of Land Management saw a dramatic increase in 2018, driven by oil and gas operations.

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New Mexico’s Oil Boom: Bounty for One of the Country’s Poorest States

Simon Romero | New York Times | October 29, 2019

At the diner she manages in the heart of New Mexico’s oil country, Joni Moorhead talks to roughnecks all day long about potholed roads, cramped lodging camps, soaring rents — and state politics.

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New Mexico oil and gas boom heightens pipeline safety

Adrian C Hedden | Calrsbad Current Argus | October 23, 2019

As more oil and gas pipelines continue to be installed throughout southeast New Mexico and the Permian Basin, safety regulations became more important in managing the industry’s growth.

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New Mexico construction job boom driven by oil and gas

Associated Press | KOB4 | October 13, 2019

A surge in construction jobs continues in New Mexico thanks in large part to the oil and gas boom in the southeastern corner of the state.

The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that the Associated General Contractors of America says New Mexico added 4,300 construction jobs in a one-year period beginning in August 2018 to reach 51,100 construction jobs.

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