SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN / Associated Press / Nov. 3, 2017
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — State regulators say methane emissions from oil and natural gas production in New Mexico have dropped by more than 50 percent over the past year thanks to advances in technology and changes in the way wells are drilled.Read more
Seth Whitehead / Energy In Depth / Oct. 31, 2017
Environmental groups have repeatedly attributed the Four Corners methane “hot spot” over the borders of New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona and Utah to oil and gas development, using it as the focal point of their justification for the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) controversial venting and flaring rules on federal lands.Read more
Mike Smith | Roswell Daily Record | October 18th, 2017
CARLSBAD — Resiliency. That’s what the Executive Director of the New Mexico Oil and Gas Association described about the lifeblood of southeast New Mexico during a speech on Monday during the Carlsbad Mayor’s Energy Summit.
Seth Whitehead | Energy in Depth | November 1, 2017
Just in time for Halloween, the Associated Press facilitated some classic “Keep It in the Ground” fear-mongering Tuesday by publishing an op-ed penned by Texas A&M University professor Gunnar Schade that essentially claims the shale boom has damaged U.S. air quality over the past 10 years. From Dr. Schade’s op-ed:Read more