Carlsbad community discusses problems and solutions from COVID-19
Grieving the loss of a loved one, teen suicide and effects on schools and health care workers were highlighted during a COVID-19 panel discussion Sept. 25 in Carlsbad.
New program aims to attract math and science majors to the Permian Basin
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin and Permian Strategic Partnership are starting a new initiative to help improve education in the area in STEM fields for Kindergarten to 12th grade students.
Carlsbad’s population grew in the last decade. Officials differ on total population
U.S. Census data focused on trading centers and land use areas indicated the City of Carlsbad’s population was 40,665, according to the Carlsbad Department of Development (CDOD).
UTeach venture on tap
University of Texas Permian Basin announced a new partnership with UTeach, a program that recruits and trains STEM majors for the teaching field during a news conference Tuesday in the Engineering Building in Midland.
UTPB announces partnership to cultivate STEM teachers
The University of Texas Permian Basin has announced a new partnership with UTeach, a program that recruits and trains STEM majors for the teaching field.
New Partnership to Cultivate STEM Teachers in the Region
UTeach Permian Basin is aimed at dramatically improving classroom instruction and academic outcomes in the STEM fields for K-12 schools.
Southeast Loop and U.S. 285 road construction projects roll on
Construction continued on two major Eddy County road projects to increase safety and relieve traffic congestion.
Let’s Go On Offense
When we heard about all of the great things the Permian Strategic Partnership (PSP) is doing for the Permian Basin, we knew we had to visit with them and also knew that all of you would love to hear more about their mission
Energy companies contribute around $6M for Carlsbad and Eddy County functions
Energy companies in southeast New Mexico and West Texas spent almost $6 million for combined infrastructure projects in Carlsbad and Eddy County in 2020 by the group.
PSP publishes inaugural report
The Permian Strategic Partnership, formed just two and a half years ago as a way for energy companies to join together to invest in Permian Basin communities, has published its inaugural report.
Permian Basin Gets Vote of Confidence With Infrastructure Plan
The region at the heart of the once-booming U.S. shale industry is signaling confidence in a nascent recovery after the pandemic crushed demand and curtailed oil and gas drilling.
Road Safety Coalition continues efforts to end traffic fatalities
A decline in oilfield activity throughout the Permian Basin did not translate to a decline in traffic fatalities last summer, indicating the Permian Road Safety Coalition still has work ahead of it in arresting those fatalities.
PSP announces grant assistance for rural counties
The Permian Strategic Partnership announced on July 27 an initiative to provide professional grant writing, management, and training expertise to local governments, school districts, and non-profits in rural West Texas counties to strengthen their ability to successfully compete for state, federal, and private grant programs.
PSP announces grant assistance for rural Texas counties
The Permian Strategic Partnership announced on Tuesday an initiative to provide professional grant writing, management and training expertise to local governments, school district and non-profits in rural West Texas counties to strengthen their ability to successfully compete for state, federal and private grant programs in a press release.
Education unification now official
The merger of the Education Partnership of the Permian Basin and Educate Midland will strengthen the work that educators and business people were already doing toward improving and streamlining efforts to head in the same direction.
Odessa College Announces PSP’s Investment in the New Wood Health Sciences Building
The Permian Strategic Partnership has committed to a $4 million investment in Odessa College’s new Wood Health Sciences Building, bringing the 12-month capital campaign to 94 percent of the $40 million goal. This investment brings the total of the partnership pledges to $22,621,500. Odessa College will contribute $15 million to the project.
Permian Strategic Partnership commits 4 million to new OC building
The Permian Strategic Partnership has committed to a $4 million investment in Odessa College’s new Wood Health Sciences Building, bringing the 12-month capital campaign to 94 percent of the $40 million goal.
PSP announces $4 million commitment to health sciences building
With a commitment of $4 million from the Permian Strategic Partnership the Wood Health Sciences Building at Odessa College is within striking distance of its goal.
Expanding mental health services in the Basin
The Permian Strategic Partnership and the FMH Foundation have teamed up with the West Texas Counseling and Guidance Center to provide over $3 million dollars to expand mental health services in the Permian Basin.
PSP still committed to Permian’s long-term prosperity
The Permian Strategic Partnership and our members continue to remain as committed as ever to this region. For us, the key phrase is “this region,” as in the entire Permian Basin.