Mark Viator

Orange County EDC, Chamber partner on Industrial Exchange

The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce and the Orange County Economic Development Corporation are collaborating to host the 2018 Industrial Exchange on Thursday, August 16 at Lamar State College Orange Cypress Center. The half-day event will connect industry representatives, Southeast Texas contractors and service providers in an effort to further local initiatives to employ, purchase and work local.

Orange County approves $150 million, 10-year tax abatement for Jefferson Energy expansion

Orange County and the Orange County Economic Development Corporation have approved a Chapter 381 abatement agreement with Jefferson Gulf Coast Energy Partners, LLC to invest $150,000,000 in the expansion of its trans-load facility in Orange County.

According to Mark Viator, director of Public and Government Affairs/Special Projects at Jefferson Energy Companies, the abatement will allow the company to potentially build additional assets including but not limited to a new storage tank, dock and additional unloading stations and rail.

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