2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 70: Oil and Gas
Article 2: Oil Conservation Commission; Division; Regulation of Wells, 70-2-1 through 70-2-38
Section 70-2-6: Commission's and division's powers and duties.
70-2-6. Commission's and division's powers and duties.
A. The division shall have, and is hereby given, jurisdiction and authority over all matters relating to the conservation of oil and gas and the prevention of waste of potash as a result of oil or gas operations in this state. It shall have jurisdiction, authority and control of and over all persons, matters or things necessary or proper to enforce effectively the provisions of this act or any other law of this state relating to the conservation of oil or gas and the prevention of waste of potash as a result of oil or gas operations.
B. The commission shall have concurrent jurisdiction and authority with the division to the extent necessary for the commission to perform its duties as required by law. In addition, any hearing on any matter may be held before the commission if the division director, in his discretion, determines that the commission shall hear the matter.
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