Tag Archives: Permian Basin
By Mitch Borden The Permian Basin’s oil industry hit its first real slow down in years over the last seven months. Companies have cut thousands of jobs and the number of oil rigs has fallen. But at the same time, … Continue reading
By Mitch Borden The Permian Basin is producing about 4 million barrels of oil a day. The most to ever come out of the region. For a long time though, West Texas hasn’t had enough pipeline infrastructure to carry that … Continue reading
By Mitch Borden The oil field waste disposal industry in the Permian Basin is growing fast, as the oil and gas industry continues to see an upswing in production. As more and more oil wells are drilled more toxic by-products … Continue reading
By Mitch Borden West Texas oil producers have been doing pretty well this year. After weathering a severe drop in prices at the end of 2018, the price of oil recovered in a matter of months, but according to a … Continue reading
By Mitch Borden The Permian Basin has never been busier. More oil is being pumped than ever before, thanks to hydraulic fracking, and energy companies are making plans to stick around long-term. By most accounts, the region is booming. But, … Continue reading
By Marfa Public Radio As thunderstorms, along with lightning and the potential for small hail, move into the Permian Basin, a power outage is intermittently knocking Marfa Public Radio off the air.
By Mitch Borden For weeks, two American oil companies fought over who would buy Anadarko Petroleum. At first, Chevron’s deal to acquire Anadarko seemed to be set until Occidental Petroleum made a past higher bid public. Then, after some back … Continue reading
By Mitch Borden The United States has been in a trade war with China for almost a year now. Many thought a resolution was on its way until the Trump Administration announced last week it would be placing tariffs worth … Continue reading
By Mitch Borden In the middle of the Chihuahuan Desert, at the base of the Davis Mountains, the San Solomon Springs fill a pool at Balmorhea State Park. It’s considered a crown jewel of West Texas and people from all … Continue reading
By Mitch Borden A new bill that would hold companies and truck drivers responsible for bridge strikes is headed to the Texas Governor’s desk to be signed.