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Energy boom offers opportunities for New Mexico

November 7, 2018

BY: KYLER NERISON, CARLA SONNTAG AND CRAIG PETERSON November 1st, 2018 – The New Mexico economy is on a roll. We have the top performing state economy in the country and our unemployment rate is the lowest it has been in a decade. We’re also looking at the largest budget surplus in state history. The state’s entire…

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Southwest oil and gas boom provides fuel for national economy

September 13, 2018

By Tim Henderson – TNS September 11th, 2018 – An oil and gas bonanza in Southwestern states may be helping to drive the continuing national economic boom. The nation’s 4.2 percent growth in gross domestic product, estimated last month by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, is the highest quarterly growth since 2014. State estimates aren’t due until mid-November.…

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Airport Expansion Eyed for New Mexico’s Booming Oil Region

August 30, 2018

August 29th, 2018 – Officials in southeastern New Mexico‘s booming oil and gas region want to expand their regional airport. The Hobbs News-Sun reports Lea County commissioners voted last week to seek a construction contractor to start expansion at the Lea County Regional Airport. Officials say the current 4,800-square-foot facility contains a security section with no restrooms…

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