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November 10, 2017

Weir is finally calling Midland their home. The global oil and gas company is consolidating three of their service centers in both Odessa and Midland County into a $30 million facility. 

"We bought enough land that we can expand in the future," said Weir OIl and Gas President, Paul Coppinger. "We've got the capability if we add on product lines, or we can continue to expand our busieness. We can do that on this site."  

November 10, 2017

MIDLAND, Texas - Fort Worth-based Weir Oil & Gas today broke ground on a 92,000-square foot customer service center that will be located at the David Mims Business Park on Interstate 20. The new center reflects the company's strong commitment to the Permian basin region, consolidating three existing Permian-area service center locatios into one central location.  

November 10, 2017

The Woodlands-based Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has picked out a site for its new regional office in Midland, Texas.

It will be in Westridge Commons, a new 37.5-acre mixed-use development along Andrews Highway, according to a press release from Denver-based Continuum Partners and New York-based investment firm KKR & Co. LP. Continuum and KKR - through its real estate fund, Real Estate Partners Americas I - formed a joint venture to develop the project.  

October 20, 2017

Business and industry leaders in oil and gas and other stakeholders were briefed Wednesday at the CEED building on the status of the engineering program and asked for characteristics they would like to see for a College of Engineering dean at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.

October 8, 2017

A partnership to bring aeronautical engineering to The University of Texas of the Permian Basin was realized fully Wednesday, as President Sandra Woodley received the final gift to fund the program’s undergraduate track.

October 5, 2017

A partnership to bring aerospace engineering to the University of Texas of the Permian Basin was realized fully recently as President Sandra Woodley received the final gift to fund the program’s undergraduate track.

In fall 2016, UTPB started a new aerospace engineering program after getting a three-year commitment from the Midland Development Corp. and the Midland City Council. The major is mechanical engineering with a focus in aerospace engineering.

October 4, 2017

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is moving forward with a new engineering building thanks to the Midland Development Corporation and the Midland City Council.

October 2, 2017

The Midland Development Corp. completed two big steps in its mission to improve education Monday after it voted to approve a pair of measures affecting the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.

October 2, 2017

October 2, 2017 (Midland, Texas) – The Midland Development Corporation (MDC) approved an agreement with The University of Texas at the Permian Basin (UTPB) for the construction of a new engineering building and for the establishment and management of an incubator and makerspace to be located at the Center for Energy & Economic Development (CEED) building.

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