The newest numbers on oil reserves in the Permian Basin are in, and Dr. Perryman says they are staggering.
It now appears the Permian Basin will be the largest oil and gas field in history. Dr. Perryman says by 2020, the Permian will produce seven to eight million barrels per day.
The latest numbers on oil production reveal the US is now producing 12 million barrels of oil per day, and Dr. Perryman says Texas is at the forefront.
The oil patch is again showing signs of life, and Dr. Perryman sees a number of reasons to be optimistic about the effect it will have on the state's economy.
Exxon Mobil says it's purchasing the Bass interest in the Permian Basin for a whopping $7 billion. Dr. Perryman says this is a clear signal.
GE and Baker Hughes are joining their oil and gas businesses to create a powerful player in the energy sector. Dr. Perryman takes a look at what it means.
Dr. Perryman says the massive discovery in the Permian Basin that could yield three billion barrels of oil is just the most recent chapter in the region's storied history.
Dr. Perryman noticed something unusual inside the Texas Workforce Commission's August jobs report, and it could signal a comeback for one troubled industry.
Dr. Perryman notes that drilling is trending upward in the Permian Basin and explains why 40% of all rigs in the US are in the region.
We're seeing a record number of debt defaults and bankruptcies in the oil and gas industry, but Dr. Perryman says that unlike earlier downturns, this one isn't threatening the state's economy.