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ExxonMobil Supports Online Education with $100,000 for Carlsbad Municipal Schools

EXXONMOBIL PRESS RELEASE | APRIL 3, 2020

The Carlsbad Municipal School District is receiving $100,000 from ExxonMobil to support online education in response to unprecedented circumstances associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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NM project to reuse produced water in growing crops moves forward

Adrian Hedden, Carlsbad Current Argus | April 3, 2020

A Wyoming environmental company hoped to build a facility in Lea County to treat oil and gas waste water for reuse to water crops.

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NMOGA’s Brighter Future Fund Awards $50,000 to New Mexico Food Banks

Today, the New Mexico Oil and Gas Association’s Brighter Future Fund awarded $50,000 to eight New Mexico non-profit organizations in support of efforts to reduce hunger and strengthen food security.

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Farmington printing business repurposes to manufacture protective masks

Mike Easterling, Farmington Daily Times | March 31, 2020

The process of developing and selling a new product — coming up with an idea, designing and producing a prototype, testing it, marketing it, and manufacturing a finished version — is one that typically takes months, if not years.

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Chevron Donates $230,000 to COVID-19 Response in Permian Basin

CHEVRON PRESS RELEASE | March 27, 2020

Chevron is contributing $230,000 across Permian Basin nonprofits responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizations receiving funding include the West Texas Food Bank and Eddy and Lea County United Ways.

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Oil giants set health checks for critical staff, work-from-home rules

Reuters | March 15, 2020

Major energy companies in the United States imposed work-from-home rules for office staff and began health checks for remote or critical workers as coronavirus spread and threatened an industry reeling from falling demand and profits.

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