Oil and gas trade groups gear up for summer convention season.
In Colorado, the shifting political landscape and intense competition from private convention producers forces COGA to end the trade expo side of its annual Energy Summit.
In New Mexico, the IPANM casts a wide net as it looks to step up as the authority on oil and gas regulations in a state that feels obligated to clamp down on the industry while seeing oil pump up its coffers to record levels.
The Colorado story is here
Read the New Mexico story here.