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RIO hub sees first deliveries of frac sand

By Jessica Onsurez / Carlsbad Current-Argus, N.M. (TNS)

LOVING >> Last week, Rangeland Energy hit its first big milestone as the first train carrying an important oil field… more »

The economic fallout from last year's crash in oil prices has been much slower to develop than in past busts. (Roberto E. Rosales/Albuquerque Journal)

A slow-motion bust in the NM Oil Patch

By Kevin Robinson-Avila / Journal Staff Writer

Layoffs are increasing, but a diversified economy could blunt the impact of oil-price crash in southeast NM

Luminant's Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant's domed Unit 2 reactor is seen behind the plant's transformers unit on March 23, 2011, in Glen Rose, Texas. (Tom Fox/Dallas Morning News/TNS)

Nuclear power industry hopes for a new era

By James Osborne / The Dallas Morning News (TNS)

For decades, the U.S. nuclear power industry has stood at a virtual standstill, a victim of economics and fears over… more »