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Midland Reporter-Telegram 

Booming oil industry creates business, challenges for Pecos


August 31, 2018

PECOS, Texas (AP) — Ted and Murlene Godfrey nearly tripled the size of their RV park, and people are still clamoring to live there.

The Midland Reporter-Telegram reports as oil field-related jobs draw people to Reeves County, the Godfreys receive up to 30 inquiries per day.

"It is a big problem to find housing here," Murlene Godfrey said. "It's either extremely expensive, or mostly it's just not available."

The Godfreys started Duval Road RV Park in 2013, a time when they said few spaces for the vehicles existed in the area. What started as a way for the pair to earn income became a ventu...

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