New Mexico weighs options for reusing oil and gas wastewater

ASSOCIATED PRESS – New Mexico, with the help of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has drafted a document that outlines areas where regulations can be streamlined to encourage the treatment and reuse of wastewater that comes from oil and natural gas...

State Land Office seeking IPANM representation for lease and disposal workgroups

On Tuesday afternoon, IPANM’s Executive Director, Jim Winchester, attended the State Land Office’s quarterly update meeting to Oil & Gas Industry representatives in Santa Fe. One of the topics discussed at the meeting included a call for a small group of...

State issues final order for casing requirements for Roswell Basin

IPANM has been involved in the hearing regarding protection of the aquifer in the Roswell Basin (Case Number 15487).  Please find at the link below a copy of the Order (R-14164-F), which addresses the number of casing strings required (1 instead of the OCD proposed 2)...