News

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.

January 11, 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.

December 28, 2016

Drive down a windy, muddy road, hidden on the backside of Midland airport’s southernmost tarmac, and you’ll find a shiny new hangar and office building: XCOR Aerospace’s Texas headquarters.

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