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New Mexico counts on new tech to help control industry pollution

Theresa Davis, Albuquerque Journal | April 5, 2021

As the federal government examines the environmental impact of oil and gas leasing, New Mexico is eyeing technology and equipment upgrades to slash industry emissions.

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New Mexico oil, gas production up by 10%

Staff, Associated Press News | April 1, 2021

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico has reported that oil and gas production increased by more than 10% last year compared to the year before even as demands for fuel dropped during the coronavirus pandemic.

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New Mexico breaks oil and gas production records in 2020

Adrian Hedden, Carlsbad Current-Argus | March 30, 2021

Oil and gas production in New Mexico set another record for 2020 even as COVID-19 decimated fuel demands and the market struggled.

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Can Natural Gas Be Part of a Low-Carbon Future?

Michael E. Webber, Scientific American | 2021 Issue

In the mid-2010s it became common to say that natural gas would be a bridge fuel to a zero-carbon future, in which solar, wind and other renewable technologies provide all of our energy without any carbon dioxide emissions to worsen climate change. But if natural gas is really a bridge, then it’s not part of the long-term plan. And if we actually build the bridge, we’re likely to stay on it.

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New Mexico Community Leaders Discuss Importance of Federal Oil and Gas Development

Virtual event featuring local voices follows Department of Interior forum on future of Federal Oil & Gas Leasing Program

SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO, March 25, 2021 – Oil and natural gas federal leasing and permitting are essential to the health and stability of New Mexico communities, a local hospital leader, teacher, and business owner said during a press call organized today by the New Mexico Oil and Gas Association (NMOGA). The virtual event highlighted the broad consequences of a pause of federal oil and natural gas leasing and came immediately after the U.S. Department of Interior’s public forum on the matter.

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Oil, Gas Activity Improving Dramatically in Permian and Beyond

Carolyn Davis, Natural Gas Intelligence | March 25, 2021

Oil and natural gas activity sharply expanded during the first three months of the year in Texas, New Mexico and Louisiana, according to a survey by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

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