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Opponents will likely seek to increase NMOCD Administrative Authority to penalize producers

IPANM (ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY) - With the recent November 2018 statewide election results, IPANM members should prepare for attempts by anti-oil and gas groups and legislators to pass regulations that would give the New Mexico Oil Conservation Division (OCD) new...

IPANM Summary of process to get drilling permit approval for Oil and Gas production in New Mexico

IPANM (ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY) - IPANM recently completed this general overview summary of the various regulatory permits that producers have to acquire in order to get permission to drill on state land in New Mexico. Please feel free to refer to this summary when...

BLM outlines drilling permit process on federal lands

FARMINGTON TIMES - The Farmington Times recently published a comprehensive article on the various layers of permits required to drill on federal land in New Mexico. This article underscores the various steps that producers have to take just to get an APD approved to...

Air Quality Bureau request industry comments on proposed Civil Penalty policy

The NM Air Quality Bureau with the New Mexico Environment Department has issued a proposed change to the current civil penalty rule. This new proposal would impact the imposition of fines and penalties that are less than the statutory maximum of $15,000 per day per violation. These penalties can be imposed for any violation of the Federal Clean Air Act and it implementing regulations, the New Mexico Air Quality Control Act or the New Mexico Air Quality Control Regulations.