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ExxonMobil Supports Online Education with $100,000 for Carlsbad Municipal Schools

EXXONMOBIL PRESS RELEASE | APRIL 3, 2020

The Carlsbad Municipal School District is receiving $100,000 from ExxonMobil to support online education in response to unprecedented circumstances associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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NMOGA’s Brighter Future Fund Awards $50,000 to New Mexico Food Banks

Today, the New Mexico Oil and Gas Association’s Brighter Future Fund awarded $50,000 to eight New Mexico non-profit organizations in support of efforts to reduce hunger and strengthen food security.

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Chevron Donates $230,000 to COVID-19 Response in Permian Basin

CHEVRON PRESS RELEASE | March 27, 2020

Chevron is contributing $230,000 across Permian Basin nonprofits responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizations receiving funding include the West Texas Food Bank and Eddy and Lea County United Ways.

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Oil giants set health checks for critical staff, work-from-home rules

Reuters | March 15, 2020

Major energy companies in the United States imposed work-from-home rules for office staff and began health checks for remote or critical workers as coronavirus spread and threatened an industry reeling from falling demand and profits.

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Frack Ban Would Cost Up To 7.5MM Jobs in 2022

Andreas Exarheas, Rigzone | March 3, 2020

Banning federal leasing and fracking on public and private lands would cost up to 7.5 million American jobs in 2022 alone, lead to a cumulative GDP loss of $7.1 trillion by 2030 and cut household incomes by $5,400 annually.

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Fracking Ban Would Hurt Environment

Nicolas Loris, The Daily Signal | February 22, 2020

If a policymaker proposed banning cars and trucks or reducing the speed limit to 5 mph to reduce traffic fatalities, he or she would be laughed off the stage. Such a policy ignores the benefits of driving and disregards how people accept risk and trade-offs in their lives.

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