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As West Texas Crude Falls, State Regulators Weigh Restricting Oil Production

By Mitch Borden A day after West Texas Intermediate dropped into negative prices, the Texas Railroad Commission, the state‚Äôs oil and gas regulator, debated capping oil production in the state for the first time in nearly 50 years.  This is … Continue reading

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Booms And Busts Have Defined Midland’s History, But Is It Time To Stop Using Those Terms?

By Mitch Borden The Permian Basin has never been busier. More oil is being pumped than ever before, thanks to hydraulic fracking, and energy companies are making plans to stick around long-term. By most accounts, the region is booming. But, … Continue reading

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