New Mexico gets federal grant to boost energy sector jobs

By The Associated Press

New Mexico has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Energy Department to boost the creation of energy sector jobs.

 

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Energy Department to boost the creation of energy sector jobs.

Officials with the state Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department say the funding will be used to develop a roadmap that supports partnerships and involvement with energy producers in all sectors, from oil and gas to renewable resources.

State Energy Secretary Ken McQueen says the work will build on the energy plan rolled out by Gov. Susana Martinez in 2015. That plan called for improving infrastructure and workforce training, streamlining regulation and looking for new energy opportunities.

With the roadmap, officials will consider future environmental requirements, policies, market forces and other factors needed for a more diverse energy portfolio.

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

A Traders Guide to Analysis and Research

An e-book dedicated to helping you improve your analysis by looking at RBOB futures performance. ...

Storm Impact Analytics for Utilities

In recent years, increasingly volatile and extreme weather events have significantly impacted the...

Reach New Heights: Six Best Practices in Planning and Scheduling

These 6 best practices have created millions of dollars in value for many global companies. Learn...

Making DDoS Mitigation Part of Your Incident Response Plan: Critical Steps and Best Practices

Like a new virulent strain of flu, the impact of a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack is...

Latest PennEnergy Jobs

PennEnergy Oil & Gas Jobs