Subsidy Tracker Individual Entry

Company: 
Motiva Enterprises
Subsidy Source: 
multiple
Location: 
Texas
City: 
Port Arthur
County: 
Jefferson
Project Description: 

expansion of oil refinery

Year: 
2006
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Subsidy Value: 
$257,400,000
Program Name: 
multiple
Awarding Agency: 
multiple
Type of Subsidy: 
MEGADEAL
Number of Jobs or Training Slots: 
250
Capital Investment: 
$3,500,000,000
Source of Data: 

The estimated value of the property tax abatement and the jobs projection came from: Report of the Texas Economic Development Act (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, January 2013), p.101; online at http://www.texasahead.org/tax_programs/chapter313/TEDA2012-96-1359.pdf. The source for the investment projection and the $45 million in other local incentives was: Bill Hensel Jr., "All systems go for Motiva," Houston Chronicle, April 29, 2006. The $2 million from the Texas Enterprise Fund comes from http://www.governor.state.tx.us/files/ecodev/TEF_Listing.pdf

Notes: 

The company received a property tax abatement worth an estimated $210.4 million over 13 years; $45 million in additional local incentives; and a $2 million grant from the Texas Enterprise Fund. The grant is listed separately in the main Subsidy Tracker data. Motiva Enterprises is a joint venture of Royal Dutch Shell and Saudi Aramco Company.

Source Notes: 
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