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Midland Mayor Patrick Payton calls for industry to lead in Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) conversations

Payton urges "radical middle" to combat extremists on both ends of spectrum → Read More

Betenbough proposes 924-home development for NE Midland

Betenbough receives zone change from Planning and Zoning for development at Mockingbird and Fairgrounds in northeast Midland. → Read More

Perryman Group study details importance of Permian energy to global economy

Perryman Group study of the Permian: Baseline scenarios calls for more than 30% more oil and 30% more natural gas usage by 2050. → Read More

Center for Biological lawsuit aims to have lesser prairie chicken listed as endangered

In June 2021, the Fish and Wildlife Service proposed listing the birds living in West Texas and eastern New Mexico on the "endangered" list. → Read More

APA Corp., parent company of Apache Corp., announces $505 million Delaware Basin acquisition

Apache announced it has made a $505 million – total cost at closing of $555 million – acquisition of Delaware Basin properties, primarily in Loving and Reeves counties → Read More

State of Texas production taxes break records again in July

Texas’ coffers continue to expand from record amounts of production taxes paid by the state’s oil and natural gas producers. → Read More

University Lands adapts as it manages West Texas acreage

From oil and gas to wineries and renewables, the agency changes with the times. → Read More

Experts discuss air quality issues confronting Permian Basin

TCEQ, other officials baffled by notification of non-attainment, citing lack of data... → Read More

Midland Development Corp. board urged to support Midland College aviation maintenance program

Midland attorney Ed Anderson took advantage of the public comments period to ask members of the Midland Development Corp. board to help save Midland College’s Aviation Maintenance Program. → Read More

Urban Air, Brew Street receive alcohol designations from Midland Planning and Zoning

Two businesses are moving forward with opening plans after receiving alcohol designations from Planning and Zoning commissioners Monday. → Read More

Midland investment firm focuses on conventional assets

Midlander Barry Portman and his family-owned businesses, Lodestone Energy Partners and... → Read More

Dominant Permian producers ConocoPhillips, Devon, Pioneer join global methane partnership

Three dominant Permian Basin operators are joining a global initiative designed to... → Read More

EnLink Midstream names Jesse Arenivas as new CEO

EnLink Midstream has announced that Chairman and CEO Barry E. Davis retired from EnLink,... → Read More

Energy Information Administration forecasts record Permian oil, gas production in August

EIA: Record high Permian production will be a key driver of growth in domestic oil... → Read More

Blackbuck Resources expands sustainability-linked financing

Water midstream company Blackbuck Resources has expanded its sustainability-linked... → Read More

Start-up of battery storage facility boosts grid during heat wave

Jupiter Power has placed online its Crossett battery storage facility in Crane County,... → Read More

Seasonal trends continue pushing unemployment higher

Seasonal trends continued to influence Midland’s labor market in June, among them... → Read More

Beto O’Rourke reiterates support for oil and gas jobs during visit to Midland

Oil and gas jobs, he told the crowd, make the Permian Basin a success, fuels the US... → Read More

Planning and Zoning in Midland approves rezoning for Bush Tennis Center expansion

Transformation of the Bush Tennis Center into a premier athletic complex can now get... → Read More

Texas’ leaders seeks answers to EPA proposed designation

Members of Texas’ delegation are protesting the Environmental Protection Agency’s... → Read More