SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

June 16, 2009 06:00 ET

Petroleum Refining Projects Proliferate in $10 Billion of Industrial Project Activity in Jefferson County, Texas, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - June 16, 2009) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- In southeast Texas, in the heart of oil and gas country, is Jefferson County, consistently one of the counties with the most industrial project activity in the U.S. Currently, the county is hosting 155 active industrial projects totaling $10.3 billion. Eighty of these projects, totaling $4.4 billion and accounting for about 45% of the total combined value, are for projects at petroleum refineries in Beaumont and Port Arthur, Texas. Jefferson Refinery LLC (The Woodlands, Texas), ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) (Irving, Texas), Motiva Enterprises LLC (Houston, Texas) and Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) (San Antonio, Texas), are all companies with operational refineries in the area.

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