SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO, March 15, 2021 –New Mexico Oil & Gas Association (NMOGA) President Ryan Flynn released the following statement today on the confirmation of Deb Haaland for Secretary of the Interior:Read more
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said she is “clearly concerned” about the Biden administration’s recent decision to pause new oil and gas leasing on federal lands.Read more
Possible changes to oil leasing and permitting requirements governing federal lands could shift oil production, prompting a realignment of Permian Basin activity between Texas and New Mexico. Half of New Mexico’s production comes from federal acreage in the Permian Basin, and the anticipated actions would slow economic growth, adversely affecting that state's employment and tax collections.Read more
The greening of the American oil industry has gone into overdrive.
Dan Yergin, IHS Markit vice chairman, said it’s an important turning point for the fossil fuel sector, which has been anticipating big changes with President Joe Biden’s climate-focused, clean energy policies.Read more
According to API President and CEO Mike Sommers, if there was one sustaining lesson learned from the perilous and unpredictable year of 2020, it was that during the U.S.'s most critical time of need, the oil, gas and petrochemical industry workforce proved "day-in and day-out that [they] are essential."Read more