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Welcome to the
New Mexico State Land Office

The Land Office is open for business, and our purpose is funding public education and other public institutions. Commissioner Garcia Richard is tasked with overseeing 9 million surface acres and 13 million mineral acres. We make money by leasing state trust land for a multitude of purposes including oil and gas, renewable energy, agriculture, and a broad array of commercial uses.

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There’s a lot going on!

What’s happening

New Mexico public lands are your lands and we want you to know what the State Land Office is doing to maximize their full potential. Check out what we are doing to encourage grazing, oil and gas production, renewable energy, and economic development opportunities while protecting our land, water, air, and wildlife.

Highlighted/Available Property

New Mexico is home to some of the greatest supply of solar and wind energy potential in the country and millions of miles of unencumbered land prime for commercial development. Looking for land to develop for renewable energy, commercial, farming, or telecom services? We can help!



Investing in the next

Generation of Energy

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