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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AP: New Mexico assets capture attention of oil and gas giants

Associated Press / Susan Montoya Brown / Apr 18, 2017 – 4:34 PM

1111-01.pngALBUQUERQUE – As New Mexico’s elected leaders wrangle over raising taxes to plug a budget shortfall, major multinational energy companies have quietly spent more than $13 billion in recent months on assets in the state’s oil and gas hot spots.

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Special Session of New Mexico Legislature Likely Soon

1111-01.pngIt has been widely reported that a special session of the New Mexico Legislature will be called in the near future by Governor Susana Martinez. The session will deal with revenue and spending issues left unresolved from the just completed 60 day session.

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