Sandoval County to (possibly) vote Nov. 29, 2018 on Oil & Gas Ordinance

The three-year saga that’s cost county taxpayers tens of thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of dollar in staff research and work is poised to go to a potential vote on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018.  But, don’t hold your breathe. One version or another of...

EPA On ‘Right Track’ Industry Says Of Methane Rule Revisions

WESTERN WIRE – Western and national oil and gas industry groups today told the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that revisions to the agency’s methane rule were “on the right track” while touting industry’s success at cutting emissions significantly. EPA On...

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...

Prop 112 threatens Coloradan’s health — not fracking

THE DAILY CALLER (Alex Epstein) – Colorado voters are being asked to decide whether to extend those setbacks even further. Proposition 112 would increase oil and gas setbacks to 2,500 feet, thereby banning most oil and gas development — and destroying many of...