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Has the Oil Downturn Affected You or Someone You Know?

Has the oil downturn impacted you or someone you know? Share your story with our reporters.

Rough Patch LogoHow plunging oil prices are reversing fortunes across Texas.


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When the oil and gas industry was exploding in 2014, The Texas Tribune chronicled how that was changing lives and fortunes in the state. Now that the boom has turned into a bust, we're exploring how Texas shale towns are faring.

If you or someone you know has been affected by the changing tides of the oil industry, we'd like to hear from you. Take a moment to share your story with our reporters and help us delve deeper into the impact of these changes on Texans.

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