Far West Texas has emerged as one of the most energy-intensive places on the planet.

While the Permian Basin continues to be recognized as one of the most prolific oil and gas plays in the world, abundant sunshine and wind make the area attractive for wind and solar development as well.

The energy industry benefits the state by providing jobs to Texans, income to landowners and tax revenue to the government. However, development can impact land and water resources, as well as the social and cultural values of the communities of the region.

The Center for Land Stewardship and Stakeholder Engagement stands ready to provide values-based assistance and information to energy industry representatives as they are planning development in far West Texas

The partners and resources listed below are for energy professionals who wish to explore conservation options in the Big Bend region.