ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico will proceed with the development of methane regulations for oil and natural gas operations, even as the industry faces unprecedented challenges in the global market.
The New Mexico Environment Department and the state’s Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department discussed the efforts at a virtual public meeting Tuesday. Members of the Methane Advisory Panel, a team that produced technical reports about industry operations and emissions, also presented.
The agencies said they should have draft rules this summer.
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