Industrial Gateway

Promoting the Diverse Interests of Brazoria County
Brazoria County is “Where Texas Began.” The county still leads the way, with a robust economy driven by medical, biotech and manufacturing industries, major petrochemical plants that ship products around the world, and significant agricultural industry. Ranked the 14th best county in Texas to live in, Brazoria County is home to well over 370,000 residents and is the 8th most diverse county in Texas.
Capital Investment
$30+ B
Invested In New Petrochemical Plants
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Quality of Life

With over 23 miles of beaches along the Gulf of Mexico, dining at some of the best restaurants in Texas, shopping, entertainment, recreation and tons to do outside - it's all here in Brazoria County.

Industry & Business

Brazoria County is home to many major industrial businesses. Over $30 Billion has been invested here by the petrochemical industry and the county is home to one of the largest petrochemical complexes in the world. With a major port on the Gulf of Mexico, products and commodities can be shipping all over the world.

Brazoria County News & Updates
April 28th, 2023
Five Phillips 66 refineries capture AFPM safety awards

The Sweeny Refinery on the Texas Gulf Coast captured AFPM’s Distinguished Safety Award – the industry’s top safety honor – for a second consecutive year. Bayway Refinery in New Jersey, Borger Refinery in West Texas and the San Francisco Refinery’s Santa Maria Plant notched Elite Gold awards, and Ponca City Refinery in Oklahoma took home Elite Silver honors.

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April 25th, 2023
Port Freeport and Dole Fresh Fruit celebrate 40 years of partnership

“Dole is very proud to be a long and productive member of the Freeport, Texas community,’’ said Nelson Montoya, President of Dole Fresh Fruit, North America.  “40 years here demonstrate our loyalty and commitment to the people of Texas, the port, the labor pool, and all our employees, vendors and customers that the port touches.”

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April 5th, 2023
Economic Development explained and how the public can help

Economic development is a process that seeks to improve the economic well-being and quality of life of a community through various means, such as increasing productivity, creating jobs, reducing poverty, and fostering technological innovation. It is a multidimensional concept that involves not only the growth of the economy but also improvements in social and environmental conditions.

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April 3rd, 2023
Oceanus Line service links Florida’s SeaPort Manatee, Texas’ Port Freeport with key ports of Mexico, Colombia

A new direct liner service of Oceanus Line is now providing an efficient all-water link between key seaports of Mexico and Colombia and the dynamic U.S. ports of SeaPort Manatee on the Florida Gulf Coast and Port Freeport on the Texas Gulf Coast.

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April 3rd, 2023
UTMB Deploys Robots to Support Hospital Staff

Two Moxi robots take on non-patient-facing tasks at Angleton Danbury campus

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February 21st, 2023

Freeport LNG Development, L.P. (Freeport LNG) today announced that it has received regulatory approval to commence commercial operations of the company's natural gas liquefaction and export facility. Today's authorization provides for the immediate full return to service of one liquefaction train, that has already restarted, and the incremental restart and full return to service of a second train.

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