IRVING, Texas (Nexstar) – Pioneer Natural Resources will be laying off 300 employees between the company’s Irving corporate office and the Permian Basin due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to The Dallas Morning News.
Spokesman Tadd Owens told The Dallas Morning News that laid-off workers will receive severance packages that include 1 and a half times their base annual salary, $24,000 in a medical/health care stipend and pro-rata vesting of existing stock awards.
The layoffs were evenly split between the corporate office and here in the Permian Basin.
WTI Crude closed at just under $40 on Tuesday.
This story was first reported by The Dallas Morning News. You can read the original article here.