Oil and Gas

Like It Or Not, a Hydrogen Ecosystem Is Coming to New Mexico

59 Views   Production, distribution, power generation, carbon capture all in the works: Questions, concerns, confusion abound. Over the past month, in public meetings stretching from the Navajo Nation to Albuquerque, public officials and company representatives unveiled a picture of a new hydrogen energy industry being built in the northwest corner

New Mexico Republicans opposing pause on oil and gas leases

122 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Debate is brewing over how New Mexico should manage some of its prime tracts of land. Recently the State Land Office announced they wouldn’t open any new leases on several hundred acres of land, but some state leaders are pushing back.

Oil and gas donations shifting away from Republicans in New Mexico

146 Views   The oil and gas industry has increased non-election year contributions to New Mexico’s politicians as the state Legislature debated new regulation in the 2024 session. The industry boosted its contributions to Democrats, the current dominant party in the state, while trimming back donations to Republicans, who still hold

Clean fuel standard bill passes through the House floor

174 Views   Some representatives say it helps with carbon intensity; others say gas prices will rise Santa Fe – House Bill 41, also known as the Clean Transportation Fuel Standard, passed on the house floor in a vote of 36-33 this weekend. Representatives say the goal of the bill is

UNM study outlines issues facing Permian Basin oil workers

200 Views   On Tuesday, the University of New Mexico’s Center for Social Policy released a report that focuses on the Latino workforce in the Permian Basin. According to UNM researcher Dr. Gabriel Sanchez, the project aimed to highlight underserved communities within the oil and gas industry.

Oil And Gas Changes Modernization Bill Clears State House Committee

200 Views   An effort to modernize state oversight of the oil and gas industry cleared its first hurdle on Thursday. The bill would rewrite portions of the state’s Oil and Gas Act in order to help regulators keep pace with the industry’s growth in recent years, as well as increasingly