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New Mexico gains 6 rigs as US rig count rises to 1,032

rig_4x4-01.pngAssociated Press | May 4, 2018

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 11 this week to 1,032.

At this time a year ago there were 877 active rigs.

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New Mexico's Record-Breaking Oil Production Numbers for February 2018

NMOGA_400x400_Landscape.pngState of New Mexico | NM State KRWG | May 2, 2018

Santa Fe, NM – New Mexico oil production for February 2018 set an all-time record of 588,000 barrels per day, according the U.S. Energy Information Administration. 

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Mayor’s water use is 8 times the average Santa Fe home

Daniel J. Chacón | The New Mexican | April 21, 2018

Earlier this month, Mayor Alan Webber challenged Santa Fe residents to reduce water consumption as part of a campaign to help the city claim the title of the most water-wise municipality in the nation.

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Court Tosses Activists' Claims Against BLM, San Juan Drilling

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SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought forward by a band of environmental activist groups against the United States Bureau of Land Management.

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Chevron donates $50K for Carlsbad Water Park renovation

Carlsbad Current-Argus Staff | Carlsbad Current-Argus | April 24, 2018

Chevron donated $50,000 Monday to the City of Carlsbad for improvements of the Carlsbad Water Park.

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State Energy Secretary Says Oil Is Coming Back Strong

Megan Petersen | Daily Times | April 16, 2018

The cabinet secretary of the New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department has told local oil and gas officials that things are continuing to look up for the industry — particularly in oil prices and production — in the aftermath of a regional recession.

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