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The PSP Announces Grant Assistance for Two New Mexico Counties

Hobbs and Carlsbad, New Mexico – The Permian Strategic Partnership (PSP) today announced a partnership with the JF Maddox Foundation and The Grants Collective and Community Development Consulting Associates LLC to provide professional grant writing, management and training expertise to local governments, school districts and non-profits in Lea and Eddy Counties to strengthen their ability […]

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TxDOT Approved the UTP with $600M in New Funds for Permian Roads

AUSTIN, TX – Permian Strategic Partnership (PSP) Chairman Don Evans today appeared before the Texas Transportation Commission to thank state leaders for directing an additional $600 million in strategic state funding over the next two years to make life-saving road improvements in the Permian Basin. “The terrible reality is that our region is averaging almost […]

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U.S. Senator John Cornyn and the PSP Host Roundtable in Midland

Senator Cornyn has been closely following the development of PSP and requested a visit to Midland to learn more about the Permian Basin and specifically the five focus areas for PSP. The PSP and Senator Cornyn hosted a roundtable on August 19th that included Meghan O’Sullivan, TxDOT Chairman Bugg, Secretary Evans and Senator Cornyn. The […]

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Our First Major Funding Commitment

Midland and Odessa, Texas — A large and diverse group of businesses, foundations and individuals from both Midland and Ector Counties today announced they have collectively committed nearly $55 million in private funding needed to bring nationally recognized IDEA Public Schools to Midland and Odessa beginning in the fall of 2020. Local philanthropists have been […]

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Tracee Bentley to Join Permian Strategic Partnership as CEO

Midland, Texas — The Board of Directors of the Permian Strategic Partnership (PSP) today announced that Tracee Bentley will assume the position of Chief Executive Officer effective March 18. Most recently, Bentley was Executive Director of the Colorado Petroleum Council, a statewide organization focusing on Colorado’s energy priorities – including hydraulic fracturing and energy infrastructure […]

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Former U.S. Commerce Secretary Don Evans Named Chairman of Permian Strategic Partnership

Midland, Texas — The Board of Directors of the Permian Strategic Partnership today announced that former United States Secretary of Commerce and longtime Permian Basin resident Don Evans will serve as the organization’s chairman, leading its efforts to help facilitate the development of vital infrastructure and improve the quality of life for families in communities […]