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Oil and natural gas are our best bet for continued economic recovery

Dan Brouillette, The Hill l October 30, 2020

One of the emerging hot topics this fall is America’s energy future. There are distinct and divergent views on whether and to what extent we should transition from reliable fossil fuels such as oil and natural gas to more intermittent sources of energy such as wind and solar power.

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Op-Ed: Leasing ban would hurt economy, schools

Kelly Fajardo, Santa Fe New Mexican | October 29, 2020

Over the last decade, New Mexico has experienced an energy boom fueled by oil and gas development, approximately one-third of which is on federal lands. Managing these vast expanses of natural resources that lie beneath these lands has always required balance and practicality; but unfortunately, some candidates are suggesting policies that threaten to undermine this important economic contributor to our state.

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Oil and Gas Ban on Federal Land Threatens New Mexico’s Future

NMOGA Press Release l October 23, 2020

The New Mexico Oil and Gas Association (NMOGA) released the following statement from Executive Director Ryan Flynn after last night’s presidential debate.

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NMSU, NMED team with Occidental to support produced water technology testing

Mike Hightower, New Mexico State University l October 22, 2020

The New Mexico Produced Water Research Consortium, a joint effort between the New Mexico Environment Department and New Mexico State University, announced today it will partner with Occidental, the Permian Basin’s largest acreage holder and one of its largest oil producers, in a cooperative agreement to help facilitate safe and reliable field testing and evaluation of pilot and large-scale innovative produced water treatment technologies.

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Despite Coronavirus Impacts, U.S. Natural Gas Exports to Mexico Still Climbing

Christopher Lenton, Natural Gas Intelligence l October 22, 2020

U.S. natural gas exports to Mexico, most of which cross the border via pipeline, have continued to increase in 2020, according to the U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA).

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Brighter Future Fund Concludes Inaugural Year with $50,000 in Grants to Non-Profits

NMOGA Press Release l October 22, 2020

Fund Awards More Than $200,000 in First Year

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