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

Director of News and Public Affairs

As Director of News and Public Affairs, Dave Fehling manages the radio news operation at Houston's NPR station. Previously, he was a reporter at the station, covering the oil & gas industry and its impact on the environment. He won top state honors for in-depth and investigative reporting as well...

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