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There was her Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share oil tax that choked industry investment in the state even as other states' oil patches flourished.
Jim Hackett has found his new calling in the oil patch.
In the world’s hottest oil patch, jitters mount that a bust is near.
The courts have already blocked Trump’s efforts to unwind a controversial Obama-era rule aimed at slashing methane emissions in the oil patch.
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