Check out the April 2015 edition of Energy

Your guide to the oil and gas and power industries in the Four Corners
04/05/2015 04:55 PM MDT
This month's issue of Energy includes stories about the solar energy industry in San Juan County, how "unbundling" is affecting the industry and what new EPA regulations could mean for companies in the San Juan Basin. 
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Solar industry slow to take hold in San Juan County
04/05/2015 04:58 PM MDT - FARMINGTON - Despite being blessed with an average of 268 days of sunshine each year, San Juan County's solar industry has slowed to a crawl. Full Story

BUSINESS
(Alexa Rogals — The Daily Times)
Natural gas power plant needs power sale agreement

Without agreement, company won't be able to build plant, experts say
FARMINGTON — The company planning to built a nearly $1 billion natural gas and solar power plant in San Juan County doesn't yet have an agreement to sell electricity, and industry experts say it won't be able to finance the project until it gets one. Full Story
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Your guide to the Four Corners' economy and businesses
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(Jon Austria — The Daily Times)
18 inmates sue San Juan County jail claiming negligent medical care

Complaint: Jail staff ignored inmates health concerns to save county money
FARMINGTON — Eighteen current and former San Juan County Adult Detention Center inmates have filed a lawsuit against the jail and its healthcare providers claiming they were denied basic medical care while incarcerated, which resulted in pain, physical injury, impairment and disfiguration. Full Story
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Check out the April 2015 edition of Energy

Your guide to the oil and gas and power industries in the Four Corners
04/05/2015 04:55 PM MDT
This month's issue of Energy includes stories about the solar energy industry in San Juan County, how "unbundling" is affecting the industry and what new EPA regulations could mean for companies in the San Juan Basin. 
Full Story
Solar industry slow to take hold in San Juan County
04/05/2015 04:58 PM MDT - FARMINGTON - Despite being blessed with an average of 268 days of sunshine each year, San Juan County's solar industry has slowed to a crawl. Full Story

EPA is considering tightening regulations on smog levels
04/05/2015 04:36 PM MDT - FARMINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it has been looking at tightening standards on smog levels nationwide in an effort to better protect the health and safety of people and the environment. Full Story

Commentary: Marginal wells could remain active with royalty reductions
04/05/2015 04:32 PM MDT - The oil price collapse has put at risk marginal or stripper well production in New Mexico and the United States. Full Story

Four Corners oil and gas industry tightens belt in face of continued slide in oil prices
04/05/2015 04:28 PM MDT - FARMINGTON - With crude oil prices dropping near $40 a barrel in March, area industry leaders are reacting to the deflated market prices by cutting jobs and ramping down production. Full Story

'Unbundling' regulation on royalties frustrates oil and gas industry
04/05/2015 04:19 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — The federal government is changing the way it calculates royalties owed by gas production companies to recoup lost royalties from previous years, a move that is giving industry officials heartburn. Full Story

After 56 years in business, oilman Tom Dugan keeps working for the fun of it
03/03/2015 08:34 PM MST - FARMINGTON — When Tom Dugan came to Farmington in 1952, he worked on drilling rigs in the oil field but wanted to strike out on his own. Full Story

(Matt Dunham/AP)
Winehouse family criticizes 'misleading' movie about singer

LONDON (AP) — The family of Amy Winehouse has criticized a documentary about the late singer that is due to have its premiere at next month's Cannes Film Festival. Full Story