Texas Tech University

Texas Tech to Host Special Announcement in Midland

Glenys Young

April 1, 2021

The event is scheduled for 3 p.m. Thursday (April 8).

Texas Tech University will announce a first-of-its-kind, public-private partnership with Premier Oilfield Group to advance geological research in the Permian Basin.

3 p.m. Thursday (April 8)

503 S. Marienfeld St., Midland

Texas Tech and Premier Oilfield Group officials will unveil the co-branding of the Texas Tech Core Repository Powered by Premier Oilfield Group, commemorating the public-private partnership. This innovative partnership allows Texas Tech researchers and students direct access to Premier Oilfield Group's laboratory space and team and makes Texas Tech's core sample repository more accessible to researchers around the world. The repository is a collection of 230,000 samples originally collected by ExxonMobil and gifted to the university in 2019.