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Natural gas boom has reduced greenhouse gas emissions, led to cleaner air

NMOGA Blog

In the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, there are plenty of lessons to be learned. One of them, which we've seen time and again but never fails to inspire and reassure, is that the worst of circumstances bring out the best in the American people. From risking their own safety to rescue neighbors to donating generously to support the long recovery, Americans are meeting adversity with resilience and kindness.

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Texas oil co. building Permian pipeline in NM

Screen_Shot_2017-10-12_at_10.44.30_AM.pngOryx Midstream Services has plans to build a 220-mile crude oil transportation pipeline serving New Mexico's Delaware Basin that will run from Carlsbad to Midland, Texas.

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The Triad of U.S. Natural Gas Demand Growth

Fracking Well Jude Clemente / Trane / 04.21.2017

Thanks to a shale production boom, falling prices, and its cleaner burning and versatile nature, there has been a rush to utilize natural gas in the United States. Looking forward, there are three sectors that will significantly increase demand: power generation, industrial growth, and exports. 

 

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Analysis: Why US carbon emissions have fallen 14% since 2005

pipelineZeke Hausfather / Carbon Brief / 08.15.2017 

Before 2005, US carbon emissions were marching upwards year after year, with little sign of slowing down. After this point, they fell quickly, declining 14% from their peak by the end of 2016.

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Breathing easier in NM’s oil patch

NMOGA_oil_rigALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Billions of dollars in new investment is flowing again in southeast New Mexico’s oil patch. Production is up, service companies are putting people back to work and more revenue is flowing into state coffers.

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Natural gas plant planned for Eddy County

rigEddy County commissioners are considering issuing industrial revenue bonds to a company looking to build a natural gas processing plant near the Lea County border.

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