State Land Office Hearing This Friday, June 12 Regarding Rule Change to Allow Temporary Shut-In of Oil Wells

SANTA FE, NM – In April, the State Land Office finalized emergency rulemaking to allow oil and gas lessees to temporarily stop production of oil wells for at least thirty days. This Friday, June 12, at 1:00 PM, a second virtual hearing will take place to consider longer-term relief through a rule that would be in effect for up to one year.