Interior halts New Mexico oil plan amid dip in drilling By Jason Plautz | 01/31/2024 01:30 PM EST The plan had been in the works for a decade before the sudden reversal. Fill out the form to read the full article. By signing up, you agree to receive E&E News email updates and offers. You also grant your consent to our data collection practices. We encourage you to review our Privacy and Data Practices Policy.