Barbers are earning as much as $180,000 a year in West Texas, one of the hottest job markets in the country, The Wall Street Journal reports. An oil boom that has taken hold over the Permian Basin is leading to so much economic activity and expansion, the area can barely keep pace. Barbers in Pecos are charging a minimum of $40 for a haircut and are busy for hours without stopping, according New technology is awakening old oil wells once thought to be dry, while reviving the economy of a small Texas town. But towns like Andrews, the fastest-growing small city in Texas over the last two years, are the canaries in what many fear may be the next bust. With more than 80% of the town’s economy "These small Texas towns have so much to tell us it would be a crime not to listen, and a greater crime for their stories to be lost." - Allen Lee Hamilton, Professor of History, St. Philip's College, San Antonio, TX: Texas Regions › The varied countries of prairies, lakes, coast, plains, hills, woods, & Big Bend The Texas cities have become major people magnets, with huge growth in their populations of young, educated millennials and households with children. The clear star of the show is No. 1-ranked
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If Texas’s Permian Basin is Exhibit A for the U.S. oil boom that refuses to die, then the Eagle Ford, a smaller shale patch some 400 miles to the east, represents all those places that have been left behind. It’s not that the oil rigs totally disappeared after crude prices abruptly collapsed in 2014.
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4 Nov 2019 MARFA, Texas (CN) – Researchers at the University of Texas say a cluster of earthquakes near the small West Texas town of Pecos grew
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14 Jun 2016 Residents of Wink and neighboring Kermit have grown accustomed to the two giant sinkholes that sit between their small West Texas towns.