Aug 01, 2023


The New Mexico Oil and Gas Association (NMOGA) is pleased to name Missi Currier as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. With a proven track record and diverse industry experience, Currier brings her knowledge and expertise to the organization, driving NMOGA into a future marked by innovation and collaboration.

Currier has held community and government relations positions throughout the state, served as the President and CEO of Economic Development Corporation of Lea County, and is the owner of Cambiar Consulting, LLC. She is known for her strategic vision and dedication to fostering mutually beneficial relationships among stakeholders.


As NMOGA's new President and CEO, Currier will be instrumental in driving collaborative efforts to address the evolving opportunities and challenges in New Mexico’s energy landscape. She recognizes the importance of engaging in constructive dialogue with all stakeholders, from industry members to policymakers and community leaders.

"We are thrilled to welcome Missi as our new President and CEO,” said Betty Read Young, Chairperson of the NMOGA Board. “She is the right person to guide our association and the industry toward a more sustainable and responsible future. Her passion for innovation, commitment to environmental stewardship, and ability to build strong partnerships will undoubtedly strengthen NMOGA’s position as a driving force for positive change."

NMOGA has long been at the forefront of promoting best practices and responsible development of oil and gas resources in New Mexico. As the new President and CEO, Currier will continue this commitment by leading the industry in its efforts to enhance environmental stewardship through prioritized initiatives aimed at minimizing the environmental footprint of oil and gas operations, embracing cutting-edge energy technologies, and fostering sustainable practices.

Through her leadership, NMOGA will also continue to be an engine for economic growth in the state, generating job opportunities, and supporting local communities.

"I am honored to take on the role of President and CEO at NMOGA,” said Currier. “New Mexico's oil and gas industry continues to provide a bright future, and I am committed to leading our association toward a sustainable and prosperous path. Together, we will work tirelessly to create innovative solutions that benefit both our state and the environment and address the opportunities and challenges of our industry."

The appointment of Currier as the new President and CEO of NMOGA marks an exciting new chapter for the association, reaffirming its dedication to responsible energy development and sustainable practices. NMOGA looks forward to working under Currier’s leadership to build a stronger, more resilient, and environmentally conscious future.

For more information, please visit or contact Joe Vigil, director of communications at NMOGA, (505) 919-9442, [email protected]