Last Updated: 09-15-2014
Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. — The Denver-based U.S. unit of Canada's Encana Corp. — will move forward with drilling for oil in New Mexico's San Juan Basin, which could be among the nation's newest oil plays. The Sa... 


San Juan Basin Energy Conference

Industry leaders from across the nation are expected to share their insights, visions and goals for the future of energy at the 2015 San Juan Basin Energy Conference in Farmington, New Mexico. Updates on presenters will be available soon on this web site!

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The San Juan Basin includes more than 4,000 square miles of rugged topography of plains and valleys and beautiful buttes, canyons and mesas. In addition to the culture and beauty of Chaco Canyon and Chacra Mesa, the San Juan Basin also has uplands that reach to more than 9,800 feet.



As a geologic region, the San Juan Basin contains large deposits of coal, uranium and natural gas. Since 1980, the Fruitland Formation in the basin has been one of the major sources of coalbed methane in the United States. In 2007, the Basin produced 1.32 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, making it the largest source of natural gas in the U.S.