New Mexican Covers Half the Story on Methane

By: Ryan Flynn, Executive Director, New Mexico Oil & Gas Association

There are at least two sides to every story, and you can always rely on The Santa Fe New Mexican to tell exactly one of them. Take the recent piece “Neighboring states a world apart on methane regulations” published on July 17, 2017. The New Mexican dedicates nearly 3,000 words to extolling the virtues of Colorado’s methane regulations, anoints it as the “gold standard,” and praises the climate policies of former President Barack Obama and former Governor Bill Richardson.

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The New Face Of Big Oil: How Vicki Hollub Made Oxy The Top Player In The Permian


vicki_hollub-01.pngAs the first woman to run a big American oil company, Vicki Hollub has quickly made Occidental Petroleum leaner, smarter, gentler--and poised to gusher cash for the next half-century.

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Zinke orders BLM to hold quarterly lease sales, clear APD backlog

zinke-01.pngU.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke Thursday ordered the department to explore ways to streamline the oil and gas permitting process and hold quarterly lease sales.

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NMOGA Executive Director Ryan Flynn Testifies before U.S. House Panel on Access to Oil & Gas Development on Federal Lands

ryan4x4-01.pngSANTA FE, NM – Today, Ryan Flynn, Executive Director of the New Mexico Oil & Gas Association, testified before a Congressional Committee on the impact bureaucratic federal regulations have on oil and natural gas development in New Mexico.


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Mewbourne Oil Company Opens New Permian Basin Headquarters

mewbourne4x4-01.pngHobbs, NM - Today, Mewbourne Oil Company announced the opening of a new regional headquarters for operations in Southeast New Mexico’s booming Permian Basin. The Tyler, Texas-based company’s new facility underscores their long-term commitment to Hobbs, New Mexico and the Permian Basin with an eye toward growth and expansion for decades to come.

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New Mexico Will Get Budget Boost From Oil Leases

Associated Press / May 12, 2017 – 3:01 PM

martinez_4x4-01.pngSANTA FE, N.M. — The Latest on New Mexico’s state budget crisis (all times local):

New Mexico state finances are likely to get a $70 million boost this month after the U.S. Bureau of Land Management rejected environmental protests over oil and gas lease sales.


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