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Ector County, Texas

300 N Grant Ave Rm 111
Odessa, TX 79761
Phone: (432) 498-4130
Fax: (432) 498-4177

In the southwestern TX panhandle, west of Midland; organized Feb 26, 1887 from Tom Green County. Name Origin: For Gen. Matthew Duncan Ector (1822-79), TX legislator and jurist

Area (sq mi):: 901.68 (land 901.06; water 0.62) Population per square mile: 139.10
Population 2005: 125,339 State rank: 27 Population change: 2000-20005 3.50%; 1990-2000 1.80% Population 2000: 121,123 (White 51.30%; Black or African American 4.60%; Hispanic or Latino 42.40%; Asian 0.60%; Other 21.00%). Foreign born: 10.60%. Median age: 32.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,031; median household $31,152; Population below poverty level: 18.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,093-$22,665
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 18.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Odessa County seat (92,844)

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    Phase I of the James Lake system consists of a 105 MMcf/d cryogenic gas processing plant in Ector County, Texas, and six field compressor stations, 60 miles of 12" trunkline and 20 miles of low pressure gathering lines in Ector and Andrews counties, Texas.
    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final greenhouse gas (GHG) Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) construction permit to the Invenergy Thermal Development LLC, Ector County Energy Center, Ector County, Texas.
    Union Pacific's rail-safety awareness campaign with Operation Lifesaver included a train ride for an ill 6-year-old boy in Ector County, Texas.
    While off duty, Officer Jeff Daniels of the Ector County, Texas, Independent School District Police Department went to a local restaurant for dinner with his family.
    Medical Center Hospital (MCH) in Odessa is the only full-service hospital in Ector County, Texas.
    Program Helps Provide Access to Vital Health-Related Services for Children of Ector County, Texas.
    The first property is the Bourland Field in Ector County, Texas.
    The first is Bourland Field in Ector County, Texas and the second is the Good North Prospect in Borden and Howard Counties, Texas.
    In addition, Canyon announced it has expanded its cryogenic gas processing plant in Ector County, Texas (the "James Lake Plant") from 70 million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d) to 100 MMcf/d by adding a 30 MMcf/d cryogenic turbo expansion train.
    Included in this program are exploratory tests on the Company's Arkoma Basin Jackfork and Middle Atoka plays in Scott County, Arkansas; initiation of its James Lime/Travis Peak development program in Nacogdoches and Shelby Counties of East Texas; continuation of its Wilcox, Frio and Vicksburg exploratory programs in South Texas; continuation of its development of multiple pay exploratory and developmental opportunities in Gueydan Field in South Louisiana; continuation and significant expansion of Permian Basin development activities in Waddell Ranch Field in Crane County, Texas, TXL Field in Ector County, Texas, and Jalmat Field in Lea County, New Mexico.
    The James Lake System will include a cryogenic gas processing plant in Ector County, Texas (the "James Lake Plant"), with an initial processing capacity of 70 million cubic feet per day and treating capabilities for natural gas containing hydrogen sulfide and carbon dioxide.
    The TXL Field located in Ector County, Texas is a unitized field in the Clearfork Tubb.