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New Mexico Senators Want to End Oil, Gas Leasing in Chaco Region

One month after a federal judge ruled that the Interior Department's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) did not violate environmental law when it approved applications for oil and gas drilling in a sensitive area of northwest New Mexico, the state's two Democratic senators introduced a bill to withdraw the area from future lease sales. Read More
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Production, Related Activity Sputters in North Dakota

With the exception of average daily natural gas output, North Dakota production and related activities saw declines in November, a downward trend that is likely to continue through the winter, according to Lynn Helms, director of the state’s Department of Mineral Resources. Read More