The New Mexico Oil & Gas Association (NMOGA) is a coalition of oil and natural gas companies, individuals, and stakeholders dedicated to promoting the safe and environmentally responsible development of oil and natural gas resources in New Mexico. Representing over 1,000 members, NMOGA works with elected officials, community leaders, industry experts, and the general public, to advocate for responsible oil and natural gas policies and increase public understanding of industry operations and contributions to the state. 


New Mexico's oil and natural gas activity is concentrated in two areas: the Permian Basin in the southeast and the San Juan Basin in the northwest. New Mexico is one of the United States' leading producers, ranking 3rd in annual oil production and 9th in annual natural gas production. New Mexico is attracting interest and attention from around the globe, as the Permian Basin undergoes a resurgence of production and investment activity. 


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Chairman Jeff Wilson


Jeff Wilson

President & CEO Leland Gould

President & CEO

Leland Gould


John Smitherman

Senior Advisor

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Aimee Barabe

Director of Government Relations

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Robert McEntyre

Director of Communications

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Gloria Ruiz

Director of Community Affairs

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Kathy Ytuarte

Director of Administrative Services

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Fayth Franzoy

Community Liaison

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