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

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 powers to levy fines against oil and...

NMED Updates on Ozone, Excess Emissions & GCP-Oil & Gas Permits

Members:  The New Mexico Environment Department has announced several important updates on several topics:  The Ozone Attainment Initiative (Preliminary Planning), Information and tips on handling Excess Emissions reporting and Affirmative Defense Submissions, and...

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...