Pioneer’s dedication to community well being and success shows in the many ways we seek to be a good neighbor in all of our operating areas. From our regional headquarters in Midland and field offices in Midkiff, Highway 80 and Big Lake, we lead operations in the Permian Basin’s Spraberry/Wolfcamp field and have forged a lasting relationship with local communities.
We aim to provide educational information on our operations and community involvement and frequently partner with county officials, institutions and non-profit organizations to do so. Learn more in the Community Involvement section on this page.
The approximate number of people Pioneer and its subsidiaries employ in Midland, Tom Green, Reagan and McCulloch counties, as of July 2015.
Pioneer’s production taxes paid to local West Texas communities in 2014. Production, or severance, taxes are levied by each state on companies producing natural resources.
Ad valorem taxes Pioneer paid in 2014 to West Texas counties. Ad valorem taxes are levied at a county level, and the producing resources are taxed according to their appraised fair market value.
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The Bustin’ for Badges clay shoot tournament brings officers and residents together in a friendly competition that reaps rewards across West Texas.
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Pioneer employees in West Texas have enjoyed creating and participating in a number of fundraisers to serve the organization and the communities it supports.
Employees hold servicemen and servicewomen close to their hearts, regularly collecting donations and shipping care packages to those overseas.
Pioneer’s substantial financial donations and long-held partnerships with Midland schools have a lasting impact on students of all ages in the West Texas area.
The prestigious Bruno Hanson/Midland College Award for Environmental Excellence recognizes Pioneer for the high value it places on the environment and the community.
Charitable donations to The Permian Basin Petroleum Museum have helped it expand efforts in educating visitors on the industry's past, present and future.
The Bush Tennis Center, built with financial help from Pioneer, offers community members a fun place for recreation and exercise and teaches young people the art of the sport.
Pioneer ranks among the “Best Companies to Work For in Texas,” a state honor awarded based on employees’ feedback.
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For more information on Pioneer’s efforts in the Permian Basin, contact Susan Spratlen. Operations Emergency Number:
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With a base in Midland, Pioneer has long been one of the the largest and most active operators in the Permian Basin.
Pioneer continues to be the largest producer in the Spraberry/Wolfcamp with a resource potential of more than 11 BBOE and an inventory of more than 20,000 untapped horizontal drilling locations.
Source: Economic Impact of the Permian Basin study, Texas Tech University, 2014
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