The Black Place Inside

Not many people could find the Black Place.

Artists rally to conserve Georgia O'Keeffe's New Mexico 'Black Place'

Companies have been drilling in the San Juan Basin at least since the s, mostly for gas, but the main play now is for oil. The Farmington Field Office oversees 1. Much of it is leased to drilling companies using horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking, to release oil from the Mancos Shale Formation. Federal leases allow them to explore and drill for, extract, remove and dispose of oil and gas deposits they find on their lease. The leases normally expire after 10 years but may be extended if qualifying drilling is in progress. There are another dozen north of N.

Consideration must be paid to environmental implications. The two biggest leaseholders in the area are Tulsa, Okla.

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WPX, which has , net acres under lease in the San Juan Basin, plans to triple its oil volumes this year in the area, according to its website. Last year, it drilled 15 oil wells that produced , barrels. Encana estimates drilling between 45 and 50 net wells in in the San Juan Basin, according to its website.

O'Keeffe produced more than a dozen drawings, pastels and some of her best- known oil paintings, including “Black Place II,” now hanging in. Walter Nelson of Abiquiú takes a picture on Tuesday, June 17, of the site depicted in Georgia O'Keeffe's painting Black Place II. Oil and gas.

It has leases on , acres in the area. The BLM really needs to slow down.

The arroyo leading to the Black Place from an oil and gas production storage area south of N. Nelson said it took him years to find the exact spot.

But when he did, there was no mistaking it. And the area where she camped so that she could be there for sunrises and sunsets. A sculptor and painter, he likes walking in the footsteps of artists he admires and seeing what they saw.

The place still has a mystical feeling to it, he said. Contact Anne Constable at or aconstable sfnewmexican.

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Back to top Home News U. Rebekah Henty, a member of Rio Arriba Concerned Citizens, an environmental group seeking to protect the Rio Chama watershed and block oil and gas development east of the Continental Divide, also has taken up the cause of the Black Place. And who is Vicky Budd's new mystery man? Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to continue reading. Kret said, however, that he has had a preliminary discussion with State Historic Preservation Officer and Director Jeff Pappas about the Black Place, and another meeting is planned. Vile troll tells cancer-fighting mother who put off treatment to have baby only for the child to die:

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