In Memory of John Paul Pitts
For over 17 years,
Mr. Pitts served as oil editor for the Midland Reporter-Telegram
in addition to many more years of service at newspapers and energy
publications in Texas and Colorado.
Journalism serves many purposes in our democratic society-the most
important of which is to inform, to educate and to encourage a well-informed
Throughout his career, John Paul was committed to doing just that-striving
to offer a more complete understanding of the economic, cultural
and historic importance of the oil and gas industry to the state
and the people of Texas.