HOUSTON (Reuters) – More than a dozen higher power companies have committed $ 100 million to focus on health care, education and civil infrastructure from the Oil and gas construction in West Texas and New Mexico, the group said Sunday.
The Chevron Corp logo in its cottage at Gastech, the largest expo for gas industry, is seen in Chiba, Japan, April 4, 2017. REUTERS / Toru Hanai
Chevron, EOG Facilities, Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell are among 17 companies that support the Permian Strategic Partnership, as it is the case. We say it to Reuters, she told Reuters on Saturday.
The company has a & # 39; trying to tackle the shortage of staff and housing, indirect healthcare and a traffic problem that was done in part by companies that decline Basian Permian, the largest oil range in the country, where Are they hoping to & # 39; pump billions of dollars of oil and gas in the coming decades, experts said.
"It's a huge sum of money, but it's a big challenge," said Evans, the former Secretary of the United States. Living in Midland, Texas, the increase in oil conversion. "We do not have enough teachers. We do not have enough doctors."
The group aims to work with regional and federal officials, companies, non-priority groups and tutors in New Mexico and Texas, said Evans, who started in the Permian and became Director of producer Tom Brown Inc. before joining the administration of the former President George W. Bush Vice-
The company has a & # 39; Gathering plans to hold meetings in communities across the region, so "everyone's voice" is in work. There is no schedule or plan for how the first grant will be spent. The company has a & # 39; recruiting staff and searching for an office, he said.
In the last ten years, many oil pockets and low yield costs have been caused to similar conditions of gold in Permian. Companies that discharge staff and equipment into the oil sector, and are expected to add 3.7 million oil barrels per day before December, four times by way of 2010, in accordance with Energy Information Management the USA.
That increase is local employers, including restaurants and school systems, under pressure from staff; left for oil jobs. Midland unemployment rate was 2.1 per cent in October, compared to the 3.7% level in the rest of the country.
Due to the expiration of a ten year screen, the school is experiencing overwhelmingly, due to the death of traffic, drug misuse and genital grid species due to the activity.
"Our roads are not designed to handle our number of truck traffic," said Jeff Walker, a transport training co-ordinator at the New Mexico Youth College in Hobbs.
Drugs charges in Midland were more than doubled between 2012 and 2016, to 942 from 491, according to police data. Traffic disasters also had a 18% leap between 2016 and 2017 in Midland County, and 29 per cent in Ector County nearby, according to Transport Department Department data.
"Everyone agrees that there will be a huge challenge in creating a major infrastructure," said Bob Peterson, a partner at Arthur D. Little's consultant who, advise representatives. "There is common agreement that there is a problem barrier."
Statement by Jennifer Hiller; Prepared by Cynthia Osterman