Links of Interest

More information on oil and gas associations, federal regulation, New Mexico government agencies and more.

American Petroleum Institute

The American Petroleum Institute (API) is the only national trade association that represents all aspects of America’s oil and natural gas industry.

Independent Petroleum Association of America

The Independent Petroleum Association of America is dedicated to ensuring a strong, viable domestic oil and natural gas industry, recognizing that an adequate and secure supply of energy is essential to the national economy.

New Mexico Oil & Gas Association

The New Mexico Oil & Gas Association is uniting New Mexico’s oil and gas industry for the stronger, safer, more efficient and environmentally responsible
production of the natural resources enhancing New Mexico’s future.

Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association

The New Mexico Oil & Gas Association is uniting New Mexico’s oil and gas industry for the stronger, safer, more efficient and environmentally responsible
production of the natural resources enhancing New Mexico’s future.


Permian Basin Petroleum Association 

The PBPA staff is working hard to provide you legislative support, educational programs, industry updates and vitality to the producers of the Permian Basin.

Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners

TIPRO exists to preserve the ability to explore and produce oil and natural gas and to promote the general welfare of its members.

News and Info


Citizen’s Alliance for Responsible Energy

CARE’s goal is to be a tool by which any citizen can discern energy reality from energy rhetoric.


Energy Tribune

Our motto is “Leading the debate. Beating the Street.” We publish on the Web to help you understand the key issues in the energy sector and to help you make money in the energy business. We believe our news and analysis, combined with our various stock lists and indices, will allow you to do just that.


Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission

The Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission is a multi-state government agency that is passionate about advancing the quality of life for all Americans. However, without energy, the quality of life we enjoy today would not exist. That’s why the Commission works to ensure our nation’s oil and natural gas resources are conserved and maximized while protecting health, safety and the environment.


Online Information for the Oil Industry

OilOnline covers all aspects of the energy industry, from upstream through midstream to downstream as well as alternative energy and renewables


Petroleum Museum — Midland Texas

What started as a dream of one man in 1957 has, over time, become the nation’s largest museum dedicated to the petroleum industry and its pioneers.


Rocky Mountain Mineral Foundation

The Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (RMMLF) is a collaborative educational non-profit organization dedicated to the scholarly and practical study of the law and regulations relating to mining, oil and gas, water, public lands, land use, conservation, environmental protection, and other related areas.


World Energy Council

The World Energy Council is the only truly global and inclusive forum for thought-leadership and tangible engagement committed to our sustainable energy future.


World Energy Magazine

World Energy Magazine’s goal is to provide the ideal forum for CEOs, presidents, chairmen and energy dignitaries to discuss the important business issues and trends surrounding the industry.

State of New Mexico


NM Energy, Minerals & Natural Resources Deparment

Mission: To position New Mexico as a national leader in the energy and natural resources areas for which the Department is responsible.


NM Environment Department

The Department’s mission is to provide the highest quality of life throughout the state by promoting a safe, clean and productive environment.


Governor Susana Martinez

I hope that our website will be able to provide you with important information about my plans and priorities for bringing bold change to state government and improving the lives of New Mexicans.


NM Legislative Finance Committee

The mission of the Legislative Finance Committee is to provide the Legislature with objective fiscal and public policy analyses, recommendations and oversight of state agencies to improve performance and ensure accountability through the effective allocation of resources for the benefit of all New Mexicans.


NM Legislature

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NM State Land Office

Land Office


Oil Conservation Division

The Oil Conservation Division regulates oil, gas and geothermal activity in New Mexico. We gather well production data, permit new wells, enforce the division’s rules and the state’s oil and gas statutes and ensure that abandoned wells are properly plugged and that the land is responsibly restored.


Taxation and Revenue Deparment

New Mexico’s Taxing Authority

Federal Government


Bureau of Land Management


The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) manages vast stretches of public lands that have the potential to make significant contributions to the Nation’s renewable energy portfolio. This gives the BLM a leading role in fulfilling the Administration’s goals for a new energy economy based on a rapid and responsible move to large-scale production of solar, wind, geothermal, and biomass energy.


Code of Federal Regulations


National archives and records administration


Department of Energy


The mission of the Department of Energy is to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental, and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.


Energy Information Administration


U.S. Energy Information Administration–Independent Statistics and Analysis


Environmental Protection Agency


The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment.


U.S House of Representatives


The United States House of Representatives


Department of the Interior


The U.S. Department of the Interior protects America’s natural resources and heritage, honors our cultures and tribal communities, and supplies the energy to power our future.


Fish and Wildlife Service


Conserving the nature of America

Education and Technical Resources


Department of Education

U.S. Department of Education


National Energy Education Development

More than 30 years ago, The NEED Project began as a one-day celebration of energy education when National Energy Education Day was recognized by a Joint Congressional Resolution.


Go Tech, New Mexico Tech

Our mission is to be a resource for historical oil and gas production data for New Mexico, and to provide this data in a quick, accurate, and easy-to-use manner.


Los Alamos National Laboratories

National Research Laboratories


Petroleum Recovery Research Center

The Petroleum Recovery Research Center (PRRC) of New Mexico Tech is regarded both nationally and internationally as one of the nation’s leading petroleum research centers. PRRC was established by the New Mexico State Legislature in 1977 to conduct both basic and applied research designed to improve recovery of petroleum and natural gas.


Petroleum Technology Transfer Council — National

PTTC was established to provide a forum for transfer of technology and best-practices within the producer community.


Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America

RPSEA is a multi-purpose entity established to facilitate a cooperative effort to identify and develop new methods and integrated systems for exploring, producing, and transporting-to-market energy or other derivative products from ultra-deepwater and unconventional natural gas and other petroleum resources, and to ensure that small producers continue to have access to the technical and knowledge resources necessary to continue their important contribution to energy production in the U.S.

Sandia National Laboratories

National Research Laboratories


Oil and Gas Production Software STEM Scholarship