The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) said Tuesday it has fined an affiliate of DCP Midstream Partners LP $5.3 million for air quality violations. The watchdog said that between December 2017 and June 2019, DCP Operating Co. LP submitted 367 excess emission reports for eight New Mexico facilities, totaling over 2.1 million pounds of pollutants.…
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In a proactive approach to work with New Mexico regulators to reduce the amount of natural gas flared when wells are drilled, a statewide industry coalition is recommending regulators update the rules and work hand-in-hand with operators to improve gas capture in the oilfields.
New Mexico’s oil and natural gas industry could attract as much as $174 billion in infrastructure investments through 2030 as its share of the Permian Basin continues to expand, according to an industry-backed study.
A group of organizations is challenging as unconstitutional provisions in New Mexico’s recently enacted renewable energy law and has asked the state’s high court to intervene.
New Mexico’s revenue collections through the first 10 months of fiscal year (FY) 2019 are $273.5 million above forecast, according to the Legislative Finance Committee, which attributed the windfall to booming oil and gas production and strong tax receipts.
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham told a U.S. House subcommittee recently that she sees the leading oil and natural gas producing state also becoming the nation’s leading developer of clean energy alternatives.
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed into law Friday a bill establishing a 100% carbon-free goal for the energy mix in 2045, which aims to transition from coal resources to total reliance on renewable energy sources.
New Mexico set another record for oil production during 2018 at 250 million bbl, 46% higher year/year, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA).
A Houston-based exploration and production company (E&P) with new approvals to step up some wells in the San Juan Basin has caused a controversy as New Mexico gets ready for an incoming Democratic governor to replace the incumbent Republican.