SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

September 03, 2010 05:20 ET

Texas Leads U.S. With $26 Billion in Industrial Projects Under Construction, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - September 3, 2010) -  Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Texas is the No. 1 state in the country for industrial project construction in 2010 according to the Top 10 States for Industrial Construction compiled by Industrial Info. Right now, there are 184 projects, representing more than $26 billion, under construction in the Lone Star State. Almost twice as much construction activity is under way in Texas when compared to the second on the list, which is California with 98 projects totaling $9 billion. Port Arthur, Texas, is a hotbed of activity as both Motiva Enterprises LLC (Houston, Texas) and Total Petrochemicals USA Incorporated, a unit of Total SA (NYSE:TOT) (Paris, France), are adding delayed coker units at their refineries in the city. Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR) (Sugar Land, Texas) is performing engineering and construction services for Total.

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