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Priority Midland by the Numbers: Quality of Place
Infographic Published on August 15, 2019

Recent advances in the petroleum sector have led major analysts and energy companies to broadly anticipate expansive increases in Permian Basin production over the next few years. Much of this activity will be centered in the Midland area and the resulting growth will bring enormous potential benefits with profound implications for increasing the area's "quality of place." Proactive efforts to deal with issues and prepare for the coming growth can position the area to emerge stronger and more prosperous in the future.

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Priority Midland by the Numbers: Housing
Infographic Published on August 15, 2019

Recent advances in the petroleum sector have led major analysts and energy companies to broadly anticipate expansive increases in Permian Basin production over the next few years. Much of this activity will be centered in the Midland area and the resulting growth will bring enormous potential benefits with profound implications for housing. In light of this growth, it is imperative that additional land be available for residential development. Proactive efforts to deal with issues and prepare for the coming growth can position the area to emerge stronger and more prosperous in the future.

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Priority Midland by the Numbers: Presentation
Video Delivered on August 06, 2019

Dr. Perryman presents the findings from The Perryman Group's recent study detailing the economic impact of the Permian Basin petroleum sector on activity on the Midland Area. Priority Midland is a forum for the community to work together, meeting Midland's challenges head-on, for more information visit their website.

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Priority Midland Launch Event
Video Delivered on February 11, 2019

Dr. Ray Perryman discusses the economic outlook of Midland, Texas and the Permian Basin, and describes how Priority Midland is an essential component of sustainable economic growth in the region. For more information, visit Priority Midland.

How much oil will the Permian Basin produce in June?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on June 01, 2022

Dr. Perryman describes the various factors driving up oil and natural gas production in the state of Texas. 

What is the new top destination for hydraulic fracking in the US?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 28, 2020

The Marcellus Formation has surpassed the Permian Basin for fracking. Dr. Perryman explains why the Pennsylvania location is not likely to be ahead forever. 

How many barrels of oil are there in the reserves in the Permian Basin?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on November 25, 2019

The newest numbers on oil reserves in the Permian Basin are in, and Dr. Perryman says they are staggering.

What factors contribute to making the Permian Basin the largest oil and gas field in history?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on August 09, 2019

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.

What does Exxon Mobil's $7 billion purchase of the Bass interest in the Permian Basin indicate about the state of the oil industry?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 19, 2017

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.

How will the latest Permian Basin discovery affect it's future?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on September 12, 2016

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.