December 21, 2016

NM appoints former oil executive to top energy postLas Cruces Sun News

Former oil and natural gas industry executive Ken McQueen was appointed Tuesday to lead the New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department.

In a statement, Gov. Susana Martinez said McQueen brings a valuable background in petroleum engineering to the post and will be in charge of a state energy plan that stresses job creation and supporting national efforts toward energy independence. -- 12/21/2016