Anyone else have the same issues? East Texas is having the same if not worst! This is Albuquerque TV Station Mayor Addresses Gas Shortage - Albuquerque News Story - KOAT Albuquerque ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry is asking residents to turn their thermostats down to help the state curb its current natural gas shortage. Berry is asking residents to turn their thermostats down 10 degrees and wear heavier clothing to ease the state’s gas problems. Around 7 a.m. Thursday, the city of Albuquerque was notified of statewide gas pressure issues, Berry said. The gas company said there was a potential to have 10,000-20,000 homes without gas because of the pressure issues. Several other communities such as Bernalillo, Taos, Red River, Questa, Truth or Consequences, and Silver City have experienced gas outages already. If you feel like you are in danger because of a lack of gas in the Albuquerque area, the mayor said to call 311.