Odessa Texas

Permian Basin oil patch is fiercely innovative and competitive

Permian Basin enjoying a renewed spirit of innovation as companies respond aggressively to low oil prices Doom and gloom pervades the American oil industry right now, but judging from my experiences in the Permian Basin, behind the negative headlines are remarkable stories of innovation and resilience. Every month I spend a week in Midland, Texas, […]

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Pioneer Natural Resources, Odessa project saves millions of gallons of fresh water

20 miles of 24″ pipe from Odessa’s reclamation plant to one of Pioneer Natural Resources water supply facilities Pioneer Natural Resources Company says the start-up of a 20-mile, $25 million infrastructure project will save water and cut costs for both the company and the City of Odessa. “This is the right thing to do for the environment,

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Midland/Odessa housing market hammered along with oil, gas economy

Overall, Texas housing market still favors sellers, especially in major metro economies Housing markets are slumping in communities that were recently flush from the US shale oil fracking boom, especially the the West Texas cities of Midland and Odessa. Home sales have also slowed in El Paso, and, more recently, in Houston, as well as North Dakota, epicenter

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LNG liquefaction plant serving high HP O&G applications opens in West Texas

Second LNG liquefaction plant to be built in Odessa, likely in 2016 An LNG liquefaction facility will be built in Odessa, Texas to serve high horsepower customers in the Permian Basin oil and gas industry, according to Stabilis Energy. TheLNG liquefaction plant will be modelled on the recently opened 100,000 gallon per day LNG liquefaction facility in George

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