New Mexico’s oil and gas water research studies economics, toxicity

A byproduct produced during oil and gas drilling could be treated and reused in other industries if the State of New Mexico achieves its goal of developing new technologies to repurpose the water.

Pubic Education Workshop on the Fit-for Purpose Treatment and Reuse of Oil and Gas Produced Water in New Mexico

The New Mexico Produced Water Research Consortium (NMPWRC) and San Juan College School of Energy are pleased to announce a public education workshop presenting the status of current research and development.

Progress of the NM Produced Water Research Consortium on Water Reuse Action Plan

A progress update on the NMPWRC and EPA WRAP.

 

NMED Collaborates with NMSU and New Mexico Produced Water Research Consortium on Research Projects

The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) appreciates our ongoing collaboration with New Mexico State University and the New Mexico Produced Water Research Consortium to advance sound scientific study to fill gaps in knowledge related to the treatment and reuse of produced water for activities unrelated to the oil and gas industry.

 

More questions than answers on how to reuse produced water

NM Political Report [OCT. 3 2019] – While fresh water supplies in the state are slowly dwindling, oil and gas activity generates millions of gallons of produced water each year. The state is currently deciding how best to regulate the use of treated produced water, while researchers, oil and gas producers and other companies are trying to find new uses for the wastewater.


 

 

Consortium formed by NMSU, NM Environment Department to lead nation in filling scientific gaps in produced water treatment

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Thursday announced the New Mexico Environment Department and New Mexico State University have entered into a memorandum of understanding, which will create a produced water research consortium. Through this consortium, New Mexico will continue to lead the country in advancing scientific and technological solutions related to the treatment and reuse of produced water generated by the oil and gas industry.

Announcing Upcoming Events

New Mexico Produced Water Research Consortium

2021 NMPWRC Annual Membership Meeting

Register Here!

NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum
4100 Dripping Springs Road
Las Cruces, NM 88011

December 1-2, 2021

Map & Directions

Meeting Packet

Meeting Agenda