Check out the August 2015 edition of Energy

Your guide to the oil and gas and power industries in the Four Corners
07/28/2015 02:32 PM MDT
This month's issue of Energy includes stories about San Juan College School of Energy's well pad simulator, Texas oilman J.P. "Bum" Gibbins, proposed BLM regulations and WPX Energy's latest purchase. 
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Proposed BLM regulations draw industry criticism
07/28/2015 02:28 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — On July 10, the Bureau of Land Management announced proposed updates to its 25-year-old oil and gas regulations in an effort to help ensure states, tribes and taxpayers get fair royalty returns on resources taken from public lands. Full Story

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Official says NM is ready for new power plant rules

State environmentalists celebrate new regulations
FARMINGTON — Officials with Gov. Susana Martinez's administration and a local power utility said the state is prepared to meet tighter power plant regulations — announced Monday by the Obama administration — that are intended to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Full Story
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Check out the August 2015 Four Corners Business Journal

Your guide to the Four Corners' economy and businesses
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Registration open for Race 2 Educate benefit race

Half-marathon, 10k, 5k provides wide range of opportunities
FARMINGTON — The fourth annual Race 2 Educate half marathon benefit to support classroom projects and scholarships for Farmington teachers and students is starting a little early this year. Full Story
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Check out the August 2015 edition of Energy

Your guide to the oil and gas and power industries in the Four Corners
07/28/2015 02:32 PM MDT
This month's issue of Energy includes stories about San Juan College School of Energy's well pad simulator, Texas oilman J.P. "Bum" Gibbins, proposed BLM regulations and WPX Energy's latest purchase. 
Full Story
Proposed BLM regulations draw industry criticism
07/28/2015 02:28 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — On July 10, the Bureau of Land Management announced proposed updates to its 25-year-old oil and gas regulations in an effort to help ensure states, tribes and taxpayers get fair royalty returns on resources taken from public lands. Full Story

Texas oilman made Aztec oil and gas company possible
07/28/2015 02:28 PM MDT - AZTEC — Aztec Well, one of the San Juan Basin's largest and longest running service companies, got its start more than 50 years ago thanks to a Texas oilman and rancher who went by the nickname "Bum." Full Story

School of Energy's well pad simulator offers hands-on training
07/28/2015 02:28 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — Last month, the final piece of the new San Juan College School of Energy was put into place - an outdoor well pad simulator. Full Story

WPX Energy buys Permian producer for $2.3 billion
07/28/2015 02:28 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — Last month, WPX Energy Inc. announced its purchase of closely held RKI Exploration and Production LLC for $2.75 billion. Full Story

Official says fresh water rule encourages industry to save on transport costs
06/26/2015 08:04 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — A new state rule intended to reduce the use of fresh water in the production of oil and gas is a win-win, an industry insider says. Full Story

Diamond drill bits add efficiency and cut costs for industry
06/26/2015 07:32 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — The advent of horizontal drilling offered new life for operators in the San Juan Basin, but technological advances at the frontline of a drilling operation - the drill bit - are helping make the process faster, more precise and more cost effective. Full Story

Toronto nightclub shooting leaves at least 2 dead, 3 wounded

TORONTO (AP) — A shooting that started at a Toronto nightclub and then spilled onto the streets outside early Tuesday left at least two people dead and three others wounded, police said. Full Story
Dr. Dre releasing first album in nearly 16 years

'Detox' is off but 'Compton: A Soundtrack,' inspired by the upcoming N.W.A. biopic 'Straight Outta Compton,' will be released on iTunes and Apple Music on Friday.