West Texas rancher worried about livelihood as well blowouts increaseCBS 7 Midland

Pecos County rancher, Schuyler Wight, commented in a story with CBS7 (Midland-Odessa) about the increasing number of inactive oil and gas well blowouts on his land.

“On Monday, Wight sat at the site of a major plugging operation that he says has cost the RRC over $1 million to plug, destroyed nearly 40 acres, and created a temporary hole that would make a Red Bull cliff diver proud.

‘You know, when there’s a mess like this, it just upsets you,’ Wight said. ‘It’s really painful to watch.'”

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