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Natural Resources Programs

Energy resources, like petroleum, coal, uranium and geothermal, all contribute to New Mexico's economy. Our petroleum research group produces primary research that supports the petroleum industry in New Mexico, along with curating and making publicly available an extensive collection of cores, cuttings, and well logging records. In the arena of geothermal resources, we operate equipment for measuring deep borehole temperatures, that can be used to evaluate geothermal resources around the state.

Our energy-related programs: