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Coronavirus in Texas

How will collapsing oil prices affect Texas? It depends on these two factors, experts say.

A dramatic drop in oil prices over the weekend could harm Texas' oil and gas industry and economy, but experts say it all depends on how long they remain low — and how the COVID-19 epidemic plays out.

Pumpjack with oil on the ground in Pecos County near Fort Stockton, Texas.

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