New Mexico governor praises oil industry for opportunities

Morgan Lee | LMTonline | October 8, 2019

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham professed her full-throttled support for the oil sector on Tuesday, telling industry leaders that her Cabinet secretaries works for them and that she hopes the state can overtake North Dakota as the No. 2 oil producer among states.

Lujan Grisham, a Democratic former congresswoman, repeatedly thanked men and women of the oil industry for business growth that is underwriting major state spending initiatives on public education, health care and infrastructure projects — and that might bankroll her proposal for tuition-free college for in-state students.

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Gulf Coast Express Pipeline to enter full commercial service

Harry Weber | SPGlobal | September 24, 2019

Kinder Morgan's Gulf Coast Express pipeline, which is designed to boost Permian Basin gas takeaway capacity by 2 Bcf/d, will be placed into full commercial service Wednesday, the operator said.

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U.S. to become global powerhouse

Christoper E. Smith | Oil and Gas Journal | September 20, 2019

In the last 12 months, a record volume of LNG projects reached final investment decision. These totaled more than 80 million tonnes/year of new production, or 25% of the current market, according to an outlook by McKinsey & Co.

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Why New Mexico's Governor Is Making The Case For Free Tuition

NPR | September 21, 2019

Michel Martin speaks with Michelle Luján Grisham about her proposal to make tuition at state institutions free for state residents.

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Oil Industry Group Starts $1M Fund for Community Projects

U.S. News | September 25, 2019

An oil industry group has established a fund to boost economic opportunities, address child hunger and support science education.


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NM Oil and Gas Association launches $1M Brighter Future Fund

Theresa Davis | Albuquerque Journal | September 24, 2019

Business is booming in the Permian Basin, and the New Mexico Oil and Gas Association has created a way to share some of that success with communities outside the southeastern corner of the state.

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