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Eddy County commissioners approve industrial revenue bond

Eddy CountyDeJanay Booth | Carlsbad Current-ArgusPublished | November 7, 2017

Eddy County Commissioners unanimously approved an industrial revenue bond for a company planning to build and operate a natural gas plant within the county. 

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NMOGA boss touts oil and gas industry

Ryan_Flynn_NMOGAMike Smith | Roswell Daily Record | October 18th, 2017

CARLSBAD — Resiliency. That’s what the Executive Director of the New Mexico Oil and Gas Association described about the lifeblood of southeast New Mexico during a speech on Monday during the Carlsbad Mayor’s Energy Summit.

 

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Op-Ed Ignores Data Showing Natural Gas Has Greatly Improved U.S. Air Quality

rigSeth Whitehead | Energy in Depth | November 1, 2017 

Just in time for Halloween, the Associated Press facilitated some classic “Keep It in the Ground” fear-mongering Tuesday by publishing an op-ed penned by Texas A&M University professor Gunnar Schade that essentially claims the shale boom has damaged U.S. air quality over the past 10 years. From Dr. Schade’s op-ed:

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The New Mexican: Here They Go Again

In a presidential debate in the 1980s, Ronald Reagan famously responded to Jimmy Carter with the phrase “There you go again.”

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Udall & EDF Proposal Would Eliminate Jobs, Over $750 Million in State Revenue for Schools, Health Care and Public Safety

UdallRobert McEntyre | NMOGA | November 9, 2017

SANTA FE, NM – Today, New Mexico Senator Tom Udall joined political activist group Environmental Defense Fund in pressuring regulators to adopt devastating rules on New Mexico oil and gas producers. The rules are estimated to cut oil and gas production, resulting in more than $750 million in lost general fund revenue for New Mexico schools, health care, and public safety. The loss in production could also eliminate 2,200 oil and gas jobs and as many as 5,390 direct and indirect full-time jobs.

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Trump's approach to oil and gas: a new course in the San Juan Basin

imageDaniel Fine | Energy Magazine | October 30, 2017

It has been 70 years since a President of the United States has considered domestic oil and gas as a “power” in world affairs. With Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke charting a new course, the Trump Administration is considering a transfer of Federal Land management with natural resources to the Western States.  

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