Midland ranks 16th for total employment at startups

In this July 25, 2012 photo, the sun sets behind the Midland, Texas skyline. The oil and gas boom in the Permian Basin is approaching a million bar...

November 16, 2022
2:00 AM

In this July 25, 2012 photo, the sun sets behind the Midland, Texas skyline. The oil and gas boom in the Permian Basin is approaching a million barrels a day and with gas production, brings $2.5 to $3 billion in revenues monthly. With the boom, the population of the Midland-Odessa metro area is expected to double from 200,000 to 400,000 in the coming years. (AP Photo/San Antonio Express-News, Jerry Lara) RUMBO DE SAN ANTONIO OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUTJerry Lara/AP Startup firms around the country employ 3.

Ben Shaffer