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NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 30, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Jim Cummins) Status of the Texas oil industry featured; statistics on oil production, drilling activity, number of oil rigs in 1981 and 1992 cited. [Mesa, Incorporated, CEO T. Boone PICKENS - comments on number of jobs lost in the last 10 years.] [Drilling company owner Ray BRAZZEL - comments on decreased business.] [Oil worker Terry CHITUM - talks about desire to work in Saudi Arabia.] [Former oil worker John CHALMERS - comments.] Low gasoline prices mentioned; scenes shown of Oklahoma Governor David Walters signing a bill that curbs natural gas production; similar legislation proposed in other states mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Cummins, Jim
Duration:
00:02:30

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