While the state is flush with record fossil fuel revenues, key legislators oppose full funding of state agencies that police the industry.
While most producers dramatically increased their reporting, the state’s largest natural gas producer’s numbers haven’t budged.
Hydrogen production would dramatically increase natural gas development in a state that already struggles to police natural gas operators.
The unpopular proposal promotes a fuel that may cause more harm to the environment than it’s worth to produce.
The state’s governor needs to sell environmentalists, the fossil fuel sector and the public on the green-ish energy source.
Wastewater injection wells are believed to be behind the significant increase in seismic activity.
The college program is after state grants to rebuild and expand natural gas production in the San Juan Basin.
The drastic increase in permits comes at a time when climate science shows that new drilling and production should be winding down.
Civic and environmental groups accuse AG Hector Balderas of improper dealings with a lawyer and longtime friend.
While New Mexico sizzles and the West burns, methane emissions from the state’s biggest oilfield keep rising.
The state has hit record oil and gas production, but the industry jobs outlook remains bleak.
Biden’s ban on new drilling operations on public lands has been blocked for now, but the political battle rages on.
State officials want the petroleum industry to cut ozone-causing pollutants, but say understaffing will make enforcement tricky.
News that focuses only on energy production numbers and not the effects of petroleum gushing from wells is typical of oil and gas reporting.
Proponents of a regulatory exemption claim it would protect small operators. But large oil companies would see the most benefit.
Tribal governments say they haven’t been adequately consulted on the plan, which could bring thousands of new oil and gas wells to the area.
As New Mexico faces another historic dry spell, can desert agriculture remain viable?
Santa Fe’s easy familiarity with energy industry representatives illustrates how one of the most powerful lobbies is treated within state government.
What the state can learn from coal’s decline — before the oil and gas industry goes off a cliff.
But not everyone in the state is rankled by Joe Biden’s executive order.