• “Good Day New Mexico” Films in Lea County

    Last year, “Good Day New Mexico” filmed segments for the Lea County Fair & Rodeo, downtown Eunice, and the growing oil & gas economy. This year, they came again! This time, they filmed three segments including a piece on Jal and the oilfield, The CORE in Hobbs, a feature on children’s animal projects at the […]

    Continue reading
  • ‘Everybody is just like family’

    Reposted from the Hobbs News Sun. Firehouse Subs holds grand opening, offers community outreach through foundation CURTIS C. WYNNENEWS-SUN Firehouse Subs blazed its way onto the Hobbs scene with its grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday. The event was supported by more than 40 people including at least a dozen members of the Hobbs Fire […]

    Continue reading
  • OXY investing $2.6B into Permian Basin

    Reposted from the Hobbs News Sun. PERMIAN BASIN PETROLEUM ASSOCIATION MAGAZINE Houston-based Occidental Petroleum said Aug. 8 it has agreed to sell certain non-core domestic midstream assets for $2.6 billion to invest in its “high-return Permian assets.” Vicki Hollub, president and CEO, said, “Our world-class assets, combined with top-performing wells and takeaway capacity, afford us […]

    Continue reading
  • City of Hobbs approves incentives for homebuilders

    The Hobbs City Commission on Monday night approved an incentive program to encourage contractors to build new housing in the city, while dropping proposed requirements that would have made developers use local vendors to receive the incentives.

    Continue reading
  • No oil bust in sight for booming Permian Basin

    Posted with permission from the Hobbs News Sun. CURTIS C. WYNNENEWS-SUN CURTIS WYNNE/NEWS-SUN   New Mexico Oil and Gas Association executive director Ryan Flynn tells the state’s county commissioners meeting in Hobbs last week the Permian Basin is on track to become the third largest producer of oil in the world, only behind Saudi Arabia […]

    Continue reading
  • Leaco breaking Internet speed barrier

    Originally posted by the Hobbs News Sun, 7/15/18 By Jeff Tucker Just as older homes lacked enough electrical outlets as Americans became accustomed to their appliances in the mid-20th century, an internet barrier exists in many homes today, limiting the speed of various electronic devices to stream TV, play video games online and download data. […]

    Continue reading