Pearland is located in the “Energy Capital of the World,” with over 3,000 energy sector companies specializing in the exploration, extraction and transportation of both oil and gas resources, as well as companies servicing equipment and providing engineering services in all aspects of the industry. Some of Pearland’s largest employers are energy service companies and include such companies as Baker-Hughes, Weatherford International and Dover Energy.
Benefits for energy companies in the Pearland region include:
Workforce: Pearland has the essential workforce needed to fill the positions, both professional and skilled, to accommodate any energy sector company.
Transportation: Pearland has access to the highway, rail and seaport infrastructure and the complex logistics chain need to handle oil and natural gas products processed and distributed within the region.
Support: The region’s concentration of energy companies facilitates a diverse base of supporting expertise in areas such as law and finance. Multiple angel and venture capital organizations specializing in the energy sector are located in the region.
Business Costs: The cost of doing business is significantly lower in Texas. Whether it is the cost of utilities or stable workforce environments, industries are ensured a stable operating environment.
RECENT ENERGY PROJECTS:
In 2019, Endress+Hauser broke ground on a 112,000 square-foot Gulf Coast Regional Campus in Pearland’s Lower Kirby District. The facility will house teams to support Endress+Hauser’s products, solutions and services, along with partners SpectraSensors, Analytik Jena, and Vector Controls and Automation Group. The campus will also offer areas for calibration, repair and training, including a state-of-the-art PTU.
In 2018, Tool-Flo Manufacturing completed construction on its company headquarters, training and manufacturing facility in Pearland’s Lower Kirby District. The 80,000-square-foot facility is home to 150 employees, including management, engineering, sales, operations and administrative personnel.
Also in 2018, Rex Supply completed construction on its new headquarters and warehouse facility in the Lower Kirby District. The 46,000-square-foot facility is adjacent to Tool-Flo Manufacturing’s new operations on the same 15-acre site. It is home to 43 employees and also serves as a new distribution center for Production Tool Supply Co., LLC.
In 2017, MultAlloy opened its 225,000 square-foot warehouse and operations facility on S. Main. The facility consolidated the company’s existing Houston operations and group management from several companies into one regional facility and is home to approximately 80 employees.
In 2015, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor Corporation completed construction on a 150,000 SF office, manufacturing and warehouse facility on a 26-acre site on Kirby Drive. The Pearland facility was the first U.S.-based manufacturing and service location for the Japanese-owned company.
In 2014, Dover Energy completed construction on a 150,000 SF manufacturing and operations center on a 14-acre site in Pearland’s Lower Kirby District. The facility is home to approximately 200 employees and allowed Dover to consolidate its multiple Texas locations into one regional facility.
In 2011, Brask Inc., Neela opened its 90,000 sq. ft. facility in Pearland. The facility produces custom fabricated heat transfer equipment and allows Neela’s to service local petrochemical and chemical customers throughout the Houston region and beyond. The facility includes a welding, machining and assembly department, as well as a clean room for high-alloy welding.