Bond requirement increased for NM Oil and Gas Wells

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Published: Sep 20, 2011
HB 297: Financial Assurance – Oil and Gas Wells

Under this bill the maximum amount of financial assurance for permit tees operation an oil gas or service well in the state will be increased. Surety bonds can be accepted to meet this requirement, and the law caps the assurance for a blanket bond covering multiple wells at 50K. The new bill would increase this cap to 500K.

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Victor Lance is the founder and president of Lance Surety Bond Associates, Inc. He began his career as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving two combat tours. As president of Lance Surety, he now focuses on educating and assisting small businesses throughout the country with various license and bond requirements. Victor graduated from Villanova University with a degree in Business Administration and holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business.