Texas Tech Business Professor Available to Discuss Permian Oil and Gas Report

Bradley Ewing is scheduled to speak regarding economic impact in the Permian Basin

WHAT:           Media availability

WHEN:           10 a.m., Thursday (Sept. 4)

WHERE:         Sunset B Ballroom, Overton Hotel and Conference Center, 2322 Mac Davis Lane, Lubbock, Texas

WHO:             Bradley Ewing, a professor of operations management in the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University, has written a report titled “The Economic Impact of the Permian Basin’s Oil and Gas Industry.” He will present his findings on Thursday (Sept. 4) at the Fracturing Impacts and Technologies Conference at the Overton Hotel & Conference Center. There will be press availability with Ewing prior to his presentation at 10:45 a.m.

The report, which was commissioned by the Permian Basin Petroleum Association, highlights the impact the of oil and gas boom in the Permian Basin, which for this report extends from Hale County north of Lubbock to the Rio Grande Valley. It shows how big an impact the industry has in terms of both jobs and the direct and indirect influences on the economy in the region.

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