Congressman Pearce has been appointed to serve on the House Natural Resources Committee for the 115th Congress. It is great to have someone with his dedication and breadth of knowledge and experience working on the issues addressed by this committee that are so important to New Mexico and the United States. Link to Article Announcing the Appointment.
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New Mexico State University Regents Professor Jim Peach was selected to fill the Chevron Endowed Professorship in the College of Business.
Peach, a professor in the Department of Economics, Applied Statistics and International Business, will serve as the inaugural Chevron Endowed Professor for three years beginning fall 2017, and plans to further his energy research in a way that could have an international impact.
“There are not many things like this professorship available. The opportunity will allow me to further my energy research, hire a graduate student and attend valuable conferences,” said Peach, who has been a professor at NMSU since 1980.
ARTESIA – Many New Mexicans have felt the impact of low oil prices. However, surprising numbers from the New Mexico Oil Conversation Division say two New Mexico counties are beating West Texas in oil production.
“It’s not uncommon the horizontal wells that are being drilled out in southern New Mexico at this time for them to produce only an order of 100,000 barrels in their first year,” said Raye Miller, President of Regeneration Energy Corp.
The agency changes its view on fracking and water without evidence.
The Wall Street Journal,
Updated Dec. 18, 2016 5:41 p.m. ET.
Speaking of fake news, the political scientists at the EPA have rewritten the conclusion of a report in order to cast doubt on the safety of hydraulic fracturing. Consider this EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy’s parting gift to Donald Trump.
Last week the EPA issued the final version of a five-year study evaluating the impact of hydraulic fracturing, the oil and gas drilling method known as fracking, on groundwater contamination. The draft report released last year for public comment concluded that fracking has not “led to widespread, systemic impact on drinking water resources in the United States.” The EPA’s findings haven’t changed, but its conclusion has.
Ryan Flynn, Executive Director of the New Mexico Oil & Gas Association was honored by the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona as the 2016 Outstanding Young Alumni at the school’s 42nd Annual Law College Association Appreciation Dinner.
Flynn, a 2006 graduate of the 101-year-old institution, was honored for his career and legal achievements along with five other University of Arizona Law School alumni.
In addition, Flynn’s career achievements are highlighted in the University of Arizona Law School’s recruiting campaign materials for the current year.
Please join us in congratulating Ryan Flynn on this prestigious honor.