AG's office urges county to be more involved with PRC

07/28/2015 07:30 PM MDT
AZTEC — While local residents and officials have sent letters and petitions to the Public Regulation Commission supporting a Public Service Company of New Mexico plan intended to keep the San Juan Generating Station in operation, representatives from the state attorney general's office say none of that will be reviewed as evidence in the case. 
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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

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FARMINGTON — The majority of the people who spoke at the Farmington City Council meeting Tuesday voiced support for tax raises to replace millions of dollars in lost tax revenue, rather than cutting services, to cope with the state's plan to cut "hold harmless" payments. Full Story
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AG's office urges county to be more involved with PRC

07/28/2015 07:30 PM MDT
AZTEC — While local residents and officials have sent letters and petitions to the Public Regulation Commission supporting a Public Service Company of New Mexico plan intended to keep the San Juan Generating Station in operation, representatives from the state attorney general's office say none of that will be reviewed as evidence in the case. 
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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

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
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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

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