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New EPA Rules impacting Oil and Gas Industry

On May 12, 2016, EPA issued a suite of final rules with significant new requirements for the oil and natural gas industry. The agency also took the first step toward regulating methane emissions from existing oil and gas sources, issuing a draft Information Collection Request requiring companies to provide extensive information that will help EPA … [Read More...]


Banning fracking would be the wrong move

By Paul Gessing-Rio Grande Foundation President-Saturday, April 9th, 2016 12:19am-Albuquerque Journal. Given the challenges facing New Mexico’s economy – and with the price of gasoline on the rebound – we at the Rio Grande Foundation expressed our view that the citizens and political leadership in Sandoval County should have given SandRidge … [Read More...]

Lesser Prairie Chicken displaying on booming grounds in short grass prairie; Oklahoma panhandle, Beaver County::

Report: Lesser prairie chicken conservation efforts succeeding

From the Midland Reporter-Telegram Posted: Saturday, April 2, 2016 11:45 pm | Updated: 6:37 pm, Mon Apr 4, 2016. By Mella McEwen mmcewen@mrt.com A month after Senior U.S. District Judge Robert Junell upheld his September 2015 ruling overturning the listing of the lesser prairie chicken as “threatened,” a second-year update offered good news on … [Read More...]

Recent Podcasts

FRACTURED the movie

ENM035 Mark Mathis discusses his new film – FRACTURED

Energy New Mexico talks with filmmaker, Mark Mathis, about his new project, FRACTURED.  This is Mark’s second documentary movie.  His first movie spOILed is about the misinformation, distortions and even outright lies about oil. In FRACTURED, Mark addresses how anti-energy activists pervert language in pursuit of their self-interested goals. What’s shocking is that the rest […]

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ENM034 Karin Foster of IPANM

Energy New Mexico visits with Karin Foster, Executive Director of the Independent Petroleum Association of New Mexico (IPANM). IPANM is the voice of the independent oil and gas producers in New Mexico. They seek to advance and preserve the interests of independent oil and gas producers while educating the public to the importance of oil […]