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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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New Mexico’s energy opportunity is bipartisan

Kyler Nerison | Albuquerque Journal | Octboer 20, 2019

When it comes to policy, President Donald Trump and Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham are as far apart as Farmington and Hobbs. When it comes to the amazing things happening here in New Mexico, the two leaders are singing from the same sheet of music.

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U.S. Natural Gas Reserves Continue To Soar

Jude Clemente | Forbes | October 6, 2019

Ever since the U.S. shale revolution took flight in 2008, it's been a consistent theme: not just rising natural gas production but also rising proven natural gas reserves.

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Texas, North Dakota, And New Mexico Leading the U.S. Shale Oil Revolution

Jude clemente | Forbes | October 3, 2019

Since 2008, the American shale oil boom has grown domestic crude production some 150% to 12.4 million b/d. 

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