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Texas agency won't cut oil production despite cratering prices

Two global crises have brought unusual attention to Texas oil regulators, who decided against taking action some producers wanted. One regulator said, "Politics win, Texans lose."

Midland's skyline is a backdrop for another pump jack that has ceased to move its head as oil prices continue to drop.

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