Scientists examining methane pollutants in the Four Corners

NMOGA_rigMeg Hilling | KOB4 | January 10, 2018

AZTEC, N.M. - Now you see it. Now you don't. 

Unlike your garbage, pollutants like methane aren't exactly the easiest to see.

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Forecast for ‘new’ money at $292M

Rep. Larry LarrañagaDan Boyd | Albuquerque Journal | January 25, 2018

SANTA FE – New Mexico’s roller-coaster revenue ride shows no signs of abating, with a surge in oil drilling driving state tax collections to the highest level they’ve been in years.

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American shale oil set to flood the market

rigRobin Pagnamenta | The Times | January 10, 2018

America’s oil production is on track to exceed ten million barrels a day this year, a level not seen since 1970, and will hit an all-time high by the end of the year, according to official estimates released last night.

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Lea County shows muscle in oil production world

Lea CountyCurtis C. Wynne | Hobbs News Sun | January 7, 2018 

What if U.S. oil production if Lea, Eddy Counties were individual states?

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Oil Boom Gives the U.S. a New Edge in Energy and Diplomacy

frackClifford Krauss | The New York Times | January 28, 2018 

HOUSTON — A substantial rise in oil prices in recent months has led to a resurgence in American oil production, enabling the country to challenge the dominance of Saudi Arabia and dampen price pressures at the pump.

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Oil price comeback brightens state revenue projections

Rig Good news from New Mexico’s oil patch is boosting revenue growth for state government, economists said Thursday, providing a projected cash cushion of over 11 percent by the end of June for the state’s general operating fund.

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