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Oil & Natural Gas Methane Emissions Continue To Fall In Permian and San Juan Basins

October 18, 2018 

SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO – Today, newly-released data from the United States Environmental Protection Agency show methane emissions from oil and natural gas production in New Mexico’s two major basins declined from 2016 to 2017.

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BLM issues final venting, flaring rule

Mella McEwen | Midland Reporter-Telegram | October 1, 2018

A new rule from the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management covering venting and flaring on BLM lands has taken its final form.

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Bloomberg ranks New Mexico No. 1 for economic gains

Marie C. Baca | Albuquerque Journal | October 3, 2018

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Bloomberg News recently named New Mexico the “top performing state economy since Trump took office.”

 

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Opinion: Good riddance to Obama's gas flaring rule

Barry Russell | Washington Examiner | October 1, 2018

The release of the Bureau of Land Management’s waste prevention rule, also known as the BLM venting and flaring rule, is welcome news for the future of energy development and environmental protection. Oil-producing states’ economies are also set to benefit.

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Revised BLM Rule Helps New Mexico’s Economy, Preserves Funding for Schools

NMOGA_Logo.pngSANTA FE, NEW MEXICO – Today, the United States Bureau of Land Management published a revision to the Waste Prevention Rule that will eliminate duplication and cut red tape for New Mexico’s oil and natural gas producers. The controversial rule was initially put in place during the waning moments of the Obama administration, while methane emissions around the country and New Mexico collapsed even as oil and natural gas production increased.

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U.S. Becomes Top Oil Producer Globally

shutterstock_544615531.jpgIrina Slav | Oilprice.com | Sep 13, 2018

The United States this year became the largest crude oil producer, surpassing Russia and Saudi Arabia, according to preliminary estimates from the Energy Information Administration.

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