Over the past decade, the Permian Basin has powered Texas. Our region has generated billions of dollars in gross domestic product (GDP), contributed millions to the state’s coffers and provided work to hundreds of thousands of Texans. We fueled the nation’s drive to energy independence. Our region also grew very, very quickly. Then the pandemic […]
Things in the Odessa economy are still moving, but at a slower pace due to the pandemic, the downturn in oil prices and general uncertainty about the election and the increase in COVID-19 cases.
Ector County ISD on Tuesday became the first school district in the nation to partner with SpaceX to provide broadband service to families with poor or no internet access.
ECISD has announced it would be partnering with SpaceX to help provide internet access to more students.
Students who live outside the city limits in Ector County have struggled with attending school virtually, but ECISD is changing that with the help of outer space exploration company SpaceX.
Ector County Independent School District along with the Permian Strategic Partnership and Chiefs for Change is proud to launch an innovative new partnership with the aerospace company SpaceX to expand Internet capacity in Ector County.
The City of Carlsbad has received a grant for more than $340,000 to go toward preventing school violence. The City received grant assistance from Terry Brunner and Pivotal New Mexico, a company contracted by the PSP to help local governments, school districts and non-profits compete for state, federal and private grant opportunities.
Collections for the 2020 U.S. Census are set to conclude Thursday after the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily allowed the Trump Administration to end the Census count.
COVID-19 and changing deadlines caused the Permian Strategic Partnership (PSP) to redraw plans in its drive to make sure those living in oil and gas producing counties in Southeast New Mexico and West Texas are counted in the 2020 Census.
The Carlsbad Fire Department received a $41,135 grant through the Federal Emergency Management Agency, an application inspired by the efforts of a local grassroots organization. The funds will allow personnel at the department to undertake Critical Incident Stress Management training to address behavioral, mental, emotional trauma from repeated exposure to tragic and stressful situations.
The U.S. Census Bureau recently announced it would be adjusting the response deadline for the 2020 Census to September 30, 2020. In response to this change in deadline, the Permian Strategic Partnership is making a final push to maximize participation across the Permian Basin through its educational campaign, The Permian Counts.
For all the riches the Permian Basin’s oil and natural gas resources has generated since the first discovery in Mitchell County 100 years ago, there’s more to come. Last week, the PSP issued a report quantifying those opportunities, finding that the Permian contains more than 92 billion barrels of oil in proven reserves and enough […]
The Permian Basin’s future is prosperous and bright. That’s what the Permian Strategic Partnership (PSP) stated in its latest report.
Surging energy production in the Permian Basin of West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico has meant a financial windfall for the area and the United States as a whole, but a lack of infrastructure is holding back the region says a new report from the Permian Strategic Partnership.
Although the Permian Basin region that spans both Texas and New Mexico is home to only a small portion of those states’ population, it contributes significant portions of gross domestic product of both states. “It’s important for us to get out there and tell this story,” Don Evans, chairman of the Permian Strategic Partnership, told […]
Gov. Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of Transportation announced Thursday that TxDOT has won a federal grant to help transform an intersection on I-20 in Midland to ease congestion and save lives.
According to a joint release from the Texas Department of Transportation and Gov. Greg Abbott’s Office, federal grant funding has been secured for the project via the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development program.$25 million will go towards improving the intersection.
Gov. Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of Transportation announced Thursday that TxDOT has won a federal grant to help transform an intersection on I-20, which is set to ease congestion and make roads safer.
Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) today announced that TxDOT has won a federal grant to help transform an intersection on I-20 to ease congestion and save lives. Through its Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation grants, the U.S. Department of Transportation awarded TxDOT $25 million for the I-20 […]
A change in the deadline for collecting Census data is not sitting well with some in Congress and nonprofit groups charged with getting every resident in the United States to complete the 2020 Census.