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March 1, 2017

By Jack Rogers
From the January/February 2017 Issue

Texas has been named Business Facilities’ 2016 State of the Year. The Lone Star State joins Tennessee as one of only two states to win the magazine’s top honor three times since it was created in 2007. In addition to the 2016 award, Texas snared BF’s inaugural State of the Year honor in 2007; TX also won the top BF honor in 2012.

February 27, 2017

Press Release From: LeoLabs Inc. 

LeoLabs, Inc., the leading commercial provider of data to track debris and prevent collisions in low Earth orbit (LEO), today announced completion of the next addition to its network of phased-array radars. The Midland Space Radar (MSR), located in Texas, is now operational and providing high resolution orbital data on LEO-based satellites and debris.

February 21, 2017

TWCTEA and THECB Partner with Texas Industries to Help Connect Employers and Students

February 19, 2017

MIDLAND, Tex. — In the land where oil jobs were once a guaranteed road to security for blue-collar workers, Eustasio Velazquez’s career has been upended by technology.

February 2, 2017

Mr. John Speed
District Engineer
Texas Department of Transportation 3901 East U.S. Highway 80 Odessa, Texas 79761 

January 24, 2017

Texas leads the nation with the most economically-recovered cities since the Great Recession, says a new study by WalletHub.

January 23, 2017

Midland Development Corp. wants to put more of its Type 4A sales tax money toward aiding small businesses, and it’s looking to partner with the Small Business Development Center at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin for help.

SBDC Regional Director Enrique Romero on Monday presented a preliminary plan to the MDC board to start a business plan competition that would enable small businesses in Midland get funding and the help they need to grow.

January 19, 2017

Houston-based Plains All American Pipeline LP (NYSE: PAA) is investing in its midstream footprint in the Permian Basin with an expansion of its 310-mile Cactus Pipeline.

January 17, 2017

For many Americans today, the Great Recession is nothing more than the distant shadow of a troubled economic past. After all, the longest downturn since the Great Depression officially ended in June 2009, and cities coast to coast have completely bounced back. Some have even surpassed their pre-recession economic levels, thanks to lucrative industries that helped them rebuild or stay afloat through the crisis.

January 16, 2017

Houston-based Noble Energy Inc. (NYSE: NBL) announced Jan. 16 it will acquire Midland, Texas-based Clayton Williams Energy Inc. (NYSE: CWEI) in a $2.7 billion cash-and-stock deal.

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