Drilling down and out in Texas
Watch a drilling crew at work near the small town of Garden City as they drill an oil well that eventually will extend more than a mile deep and a mile sideways in the Permian Basin.
Residents welcome new West Texas energy boom, while it lasts
March 14, 2013: New technology is creating a boom in energy extraction in the Permian Basin. For most residents, it's a welcome boost to the economy.
Companies compete for employees in energy boom town
March 14, 2013: Restaurant lines are long and big ticket items are flying off the shelf in Midland-Odessa where energy is booming and employees are scarce
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