Beaumont and Southeast Texas have been one of the petroleum industry’s most loyal partners since the beginning of the 20th century when the Spindletop Oilfield became one of the largest discoveries in oil history.
Energy companies have several billion-dollar projects planned for the next 10 years. These projects will bring new retail outlets and restaurants to better serve a growing, vibrant population.
Exxon Mobil: Chemical, Refinery and Polyethylene plants
Golden Pass LNG
Total Cray Valley USA
Jefferson Energy Co.
Additional areas of industry growth have been healthcare, research and development, robotics manufacturing, food processing, tourism, aircraft and metals construction.
Top Industries by Jobs
Industry Jobs Establishments Healthcare and Social Services 12,616 1,113 Retail 10,794 895 Construction 6,904 290 Public Administration 6,807 201