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Priority Midland by the Numbers: An overview presentation
Report Published on August 08, 2019

Midland stands at the epicenter of an economic phenomenon of global importance which has created an enormous opportunity for the area. With proactive efforts, Midland can prepare for the challenges ahead and ensure the opportunities associated with oil and gas and related activity benefit the full community.

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Priority Midland by the Numbers: Executive Summary
Brief Published on August 15, 2019

Midland stands at the epicenter of an economic phenomenon of global importance which has created an enormous opportunity for the area. With proactive efforts, Midland can prepare for the challenges ahead and ensure the opportunities associated with oil and gas and related activity benefit the full community.

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Priority Midland by the Numbers: Infrastructure
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 roadways, water, and other infrastructure needs. 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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A Look at the Economics of Drought
Video Delivered on March 07, 2014

Dr. Perryman discusses the challenges for the agriculture industry and drought affected communities.

How is water usage in hydraulic fracking changing, and how does that affect market development?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on February 26, 2020

The use of water for fracking is increasing dramatically. This change has generated creative market responses to help combat the negative effects from extreme water usage.

What could be behind the trend to drink more bottled water than soft drinks?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on March 20, 2017

For the first time in history, American consumers actually drank more bottled water than soft drinks last year. Dr. Perryman calls it a remarkable trend.

The Texas Drought
Column Published in syndication January 11, 2006

Some people are talking about the Texas drought being over. Those making this kind of statement are usually ardent football fans who are referring to the ending of the state's national championship drought with the University of Texas' victory in the Rose Bowl.