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Kansas Oil Industry Rebounding?

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The Kansas oil and gas industry knows something about booms and busts. But the bust of 2014 laid the industry flat, at least for a while. It was all the mostly small and independent operators could do just to stay afloat. Now that energy prices are on the rise, oil producers are nervously working out how, and whether, to crank up production again. Brian Grimmett, with the Kansas News Service, went to the the oil fields to learn more.  

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Brian Grimmett is a reporter for KMUW Radio in Wichita and a contributor to Kansas Public Radio and the Kansas News Service. Follow him on Twitter.

The Kansas News Service is a collaboration involving Kansas Public Radio and other public media outlets dedicated to covering health, education, and politics across the state.

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