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Retail gasoline prices up 3 cents in Texas, nationwide

Texas, gasoline prices

COPPELL, Texas (AP) — Retail gasoline prices in Texas and nationwide are up 3 cents this week. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump across the state was $2.15 per gallon. The nationwide average reached $2.36 per gallon. Drivers in Amarillo have the cheapest gasoline in Texas this week at $2.03 per gallon. The association survey ...

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Emissions on agenda for PNM Resources shareholder meeting

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The holding company for New Mexico’s largest electric provider has opted to host its annual shareholders’ meeting in Texas this year, and on the ballot is a proposal that would require Public Service Co. of New Mexico to adopt goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The PNM Resources shareholders meeting will be Tuesday in Lewisville, where ...

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US rig count drops 5 this week to 415

rig count, oil natural gas

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped by five this week to 415, another all-time low amid depressed energy prices. A year ago, 894 rigs were active. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 338 rigs sought oil and 86 explored for natural gas. One was listed ...

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AAA: retail gasoline prices up in Texas, nationally

COPPELL, Texas (AP) — Retail gasoline prices in Texas and across the U.S. are up this week. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the statewide average rose 3 cents this week to reach $1.90 per gallon. Nationwide gasoline prices jumped 6 cents, to reach an average $2.10 per gallon. Amarillo has the cheapest gasoline in Texas this week at an average ...

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US wind energy output hit record in ’15, industry group says

US wind energy output hit record in '15, industry group says

BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — An industry group says wind energy generated a record 191 megawatt-hours of electricity last year, enough for 17.5 million homes. The American Wind Energy Association said Tuesday that wind produced 4.7 percent of the nation’s electricity in 2015. It says coal generated 33 percent and natural gas slightly less than that. The association released the statistics ...

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