Just Don’t Call It A Boom Where “Everybody” Is In The Oil Business

The politicians say it's the number one issue: jobs. In West Texas, a familiar industry is bring back a boom-town feel. Our StateImpact reporter Dave Fehling spent a day in Midland where there are a lot of jobs, as long as the oil keeps flowing.

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Dave Fehling

Dave Fehling

Energy and Environment Reporter

Based in the world's energy capital, broadcast and digital journalist Dave Fehling is heard on public radio stations in Houston and throughout Texas, reporting on the oil & gas industry and its impact on the environment. After nearly three decades in television that included reporting for CBS News, Fehling joined...

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