OVERVIEW on Fracking the SE Region of Sandoval County

  • The South East Region of Sandoval County a 100,000 acres under county jurisdiction of private property land holdings
    • Communities impacted on provate land holdings
      • Rio Rancho Estates, Rio Rancho, Corrales, Bernalillo, Placitas, La Madera (HWY14 area), Puercocito, Tejon, Budaghers, Pena Blanca, Algodonnes.
  • Potential drilling of 55,000 acres of BLM and State lands within Sandoval County, with State lands that could open up to infrastructure projects and
  • Potential drilling of 32,000 acres of mineral leases on Zia Pueblo
  • An expected potential of 15,000 to 30,000 oil and gas wells will be developed– nearly the same number as in the Permian Basin which has been touted by Thrust Energy as a financial boon to the county coffers.
    • This is a Map provided to the County by the New Mexico Oil and Gas Association (NMO&GA) It does not include all the land holdings that we have documented. We are  developing a GIS map since NM TECH ignore our IPRA (Inspection of Pubic Records Act)

Where do meetings take place?

Most Sandoval County Commission and the Planning and Zoning Board Meetings are held at the 1500 Idalia RD Bernalillo, NM 87004 The Sandoval County Administration Bldg, 3rd Floor, Chambers.  County Commission meetings are held at 6pm, unless posted otherwise.

Do you have regular meetings?

We hold Community Meetings at the Loma Colorado Library Conference room on twice on month usually Wednesday evening  at 6 pm

Meetings and events are announced on this website. Stay tuned!

Where can I find out more information?

Just get in touch via email at the link below.