Robert Tully, Exxon Mobil's Gulf Coast Growth Venture Executive addressed members at the VEDC Annual meeting indicating the economic outlook for the petrochemical industry is strong and Victoria remains high on the list of sites being considered for a new multibillion-dollar petrochemical facility.
Exxon Mobil and SABIC, which have partnered for more than three decades in Saudi Arabia, are looking in Victoria as well as the Corpus Christi area, specifically San Patricio County, Exxon spokeswoman Margaret Ross said.
Two counties make up the Victoria MSA - Victoria, and Goliad counties.
Victoria County is the hub for a larger 7-county area which is comprised of Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Gonzales, Jackson, Lavaca, and Victoria counties, referred to as the Golden Crescent.
Skilled workers, an ample labor force, in-place job training programs, and a strong work ethic meet prospective companies when they enter the Victoria market. Regional employers boast that our local plants are the most productive within their corporate families.
Texas is a right-to-work state.
Less than 2% union employment is reported in the region which draws from a population of more than 188,000 within a 60-mile radius.
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Interested in starting up, relocating, or expanding in Victoria, TX? The Victoria Economic Development Corporation (VEDC) looks forward to providing you with the critical information you need to make an informed, correct decision for your site location in Victoria, TX and the Victoria Region.