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It was the 29th straight weekly decline, bringing the total down to 628, the lowest since August 2010, oil services company Baker Hughes Inc said in its closely followed report. In the latest week, drillers removed two rigs in the Permian, the biggest U.S. shale oil play in West Texas and eastern New Mexico, and three in the Bakken centered in North Dakota.
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Its geographical location has made New Mexico a key trade corridor—and thus a top destination for business, says Gov. Susana Martinez.
Overall, drillers reduced the number of rigs by four this week, oil services company Baker Hughes Inc said in its closely followed report. The number of oil rigs in the Permian, the nation's biggest shale oil field located in West Texas and eastern New Mexico, climbed to 232 this week, up one from the lowest level in at least four years last week, according to Baker...
Energy firms pulled another seven rigs from U.S. oil fields this week, the most since late May, oil services company Baker Hughes Inc said on Friday in its closely followed report. Despite the overall cuts, drillers this week added rigs in four basins, including the Permian in West Texas and eastern New Mexico, the biggest U.S. shale oil basin. With Saudi Arabia and...
June 5- U.S. oil drillers boosted activity in four key basins this week, bringing the promise of additional oil to a market that faces OPEC's Friday decision to leave production caps unchanged. In the latest week, drillers added one oil rig in the Permian basin in West Texas and eastern New Mexico, the biggest and fastest growing U.S. shale oil basin.
WASHINGTON, June 4- Coal giant Peabody Energy has been among the harshest critics of federal energy policies, joining a court challenge to the Obama administration's new clean air regulations and denouncing its promotion of renewable fuels. "Our team will examine all aspects of bonding and self-bonding," said Chris Holmes, a spokesman for the Office of Surface...
NEW YORK, June 1- Medicare, the government-run health insurance program for elderly and disabled Americans, paid physicians $90 billion in 2013, up 17 percent from $77 billion in 2012, U.S. healthcare officials reported on Monday. Physician payments accounted for less than one-fifth of Medicare's 2013 net outlays of $492 billion, which rose from $466 billion...
The US is split over right to work laws—literally. Exactly half of the 50 states are right-to-work states—the next will tip the balance.
Civil asset forfeitures have gone up in recent years, and in this report we break down how many asset seizures were valued over $1 million.
Cash or currency make up the majority of the property seized by law enforcement for criminal convictions or suspected crimes.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has won a competition to desalinate unusable water and make it drinkable for humans and crops.
Tech competitors have converged on New Mexico to help the developing world——and maybe drought-stricken California.
Many Native American tribes are grappling with the idea of growing marijuana on reservation land.
Check out where the highest and lowest property tax rates are in America. NBC News reports.
A fragmented winter storm was forecast to bring more snow to the Carolinas and Rocky Mountains, NBC News reports.
As oil prices fall, it becomes harder for energy companies to maintain profitability.
The average price of gas in the U.S. fell to its lowest level since April 2009, according to the Lundberg survey released Sunday.