New Mexico Oil Conservation Commission Chairman Gabriel Wade votes on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, at a meeting in Santa Fe, N.M., to suspend and reconsider an order that relaxes restrictions on oil well locations in the northwest corner of the state. Texas-based Hilcorp Energy is vowing to defend its application for changes to well density limits and questioned Wade's qualifications to lead the influential commission on oil, gas and geothermal development rules. The rehearing was scheduled for May.
New Mexico Oil Conservation Commission Chairman Gabriel Wade votes on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, at a meeting in Santa Fe, N.M., to suspend and reconsider an order that relaxes restrictions on oil well locations in the northwest corner of the state. Texas-based Hilcorp Energy is vowing to defend its application for changes to well density limits and questioned Wade's qualifications to lead the influential commission on oil, gas and geothermal development rules. The rehearing was scheduled for May. Morgan Lee AP Photo
New Mexico Oil Conservation Commission Chairman Gabriel Wade votes on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, at a meeting in Santa Fe, N.M., to suspend and reconsider an order that relaxes restrictions on oil well locations in the northwest corner of the state. Texas-based Hilcorp Energy is vowing to defend its application for changes to well density limits and questioned Wade's qualifications to lead the influential commission on oil, gas and geothermal development rules. The rehearing was scheduled for May. Morgan Lee AP Photo