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Devon Energy shows off new digs

SAN ANGELO, Texas – A green beacon flashed in Devon Energy’s San Angelo control room, indicating all systems were a go on a production well miles away in Sweetwater. Three desks held computers hooked up to a dozen monitors and four wall-mounted TVs, scanning about 600 wells peppered around San Angelo and Ozona, checking oil and water levels and incoming ...

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Devon Energy to cut back rigs

CARLSBAD – Despite showing increasing production, Devon Energy plans to operate on 13 rigs for 2015, as compared with more than 20 rigs last year. Devon Energy announced it’s earnings for 2014 on Tuesday, along with a brief summary of what the company is planning for 2015. “Drilling activity will be centered in the Delaware Basin where Devon expects to ...

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Energy company withdraws from lawsuit against EPA

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CASPER, Wyo. — An energy company has withdrawn from Wyoming’s lawsuit challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ruling that lands around Riverton are legally Indian Country. However, Gov. Matt Mead said the decision by Devon Energy to drop out does not weaken or jeopardize the lawsuit, which is now before the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The EPA in ...

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Texas city that prepared for oil boom now waits for bust

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SWEETWATER, Texas — Just two years ago, this Texas town known mostly for its annual rattlesnake roundup seemed to be on the brink of a transformation. Expecting a huge influx of oil workers, local leaders spent tens of millions of dollars to improve the courthouse, build a new law-enforcement center and upgrade the hospital. Hotels, truck stops and housing subdivisions ...

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Devon Energy presents $250,000 for Petroleum Museum update

Aug. 25–Devon Energy on Wednesday put a price tag on its corporate philosophy of supporting the communities where it operates, including education. The Oklahoma City-based company presented $250,000 to the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum’s capital campaign to fund a comprehensive update of the museum’s facilities. “This all ties to our corporate philosophy of supporting education-focused organizations,” said Don Webb, Devon’s ...

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Devon Energy Donates Funds for Surveillance Cameras

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The Eddy County Commissioners on Tuesday approved a $2,500 donation from Devon Energy to the Eddy County Sheriff’s Department for the purchase of surveillance cameras. Chief Deputy Mark Cage, who presented a request to the commissioners, said Devon Energy had approximately $2,500 left over at the end of the year and wanted it to go to the Wise Eyes Program ...

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