“San Patricio County is the preferred site,” a SABIC spokesperson told the Houston Chronicle in January.
An architect’s rendering of what Exxon Mobile’s steam cracker plant would look like in San Patricio County.
Courtesy illustrationTax abatements for a proposed ExxonMobil steam cracker plant were approved 4-1 by the San Patricio Commissioners Court on Monday, March 20.
The county commissioners meeting had to be moved to the district courtroom because so many people showed up to speak, both for and against.
“The project is advancing study of the San Patricio site.”Commissioners voted 5-0 to establish the proposed building site of 1,300 acres at FM 2986 and U.S. 181 as a reinvestment zone.
San Patricio County OKs tax abatements for Exxon
Buy Photo San Patricio County lost 1,300 jobs in just one quarter, according to a report by the San Patricio Economic Development Corp.
Victoria and two Louisiana parishes also are in the running, but company officials have declared the San Patricio County parcel its “preferred site.”
San Patricio County, Victoria and two Louisiana parishes were on the short list.
March San Patricio County commissioners vote to approve tax abatement for the project.
Jenna Adams wants to be considered for a job at the plant, should it become a reality in San Patricio County.
as informed in The board voted in favor of entering a Chapter 313 agreement.
The board made clear that it is no easy task to vote on a tax abatement with such fervent public interest.
Robert W. Tully, an executive for Exxon’s Gulf Coast Growth Venture Project, said he appreciated the work the school board put in before the vote.
The board’s vote came a day after San Patricio County commissioners voted to grant a tax abatement of their own to the corporation.
(Photo: Gabe Hernandez/Caller-Times)Buy PhotoPORTLAND — After months of negotiating and a Tuesday night meeting lasting nearly four hours, the Gregory-Portland ISD board of trustees voted 6-0 in favor of a tax abatement agreement with ExxonMobil and Saudi Arabia Basic Industries Corp.
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