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November 24, 2014

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In this Dec. 23, 2013 photograph, Encana Corp., contractors work on a drilling rig in Amite County Supervisor Max Lawson's back pasture in Gillsburg, Miss. After a little more than two-years waiting to see if additional oil work would be done on a gravel pad, Lawson recalls the convoy of about 200 trucks bring the drilling rig and other gear to his property in late 2013.

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In this Dec. 23, 2013 photograph, Encana Corp., contractors work on a drilling rig in Amite County Supervisor Max Lawson's back pasture in Gillsburg, Miss. After a little more than two-years waiting to see if additional oil work would be done on a gravel pad, Lawson recalls the convoy of about 200 trucks bring the drilling rig and other gear to his property in late 2013.