November 2018

 

History of the Energy Corridor District

In the early 1970s, major employers with growing operations looked at relocating to suburban campus environments near new housing for additional employees. Two energy companies, Shell Oil Company and Conoco (now ConocoPhillips), led the way by constructing state-of-the-art campus facilities on Interstate 10 at Dairy-Ashford and Eldridge Parkway, respectively. Other oil and gas companies quickly followed suit, including Amoco (now BP America) and Exxon Chemicals USA, as well as a number of energy industry service companies such as M.W. Kellogg, Diamond Offshore and Atwood Oceanics.

The Texas state government established the Energy Corridor District (also known as Harris County Improvement District #4) in 2001 as a municipal management district at the request of the area's commercial property owners. Municipal management districts coordinate public and private investment, promote public safety and improve the quality of life within the district.

During the past 10 years, the Energy Corridor has gained recognition as a well-planned, high-quality community that integrates regional and metropolitan commercial development. Our vision is to be the world's premier location for energy-related businesses.

This success would not be possible without maintaining a strong relationship with our locally elected representatives.

These officials include:

United States Government

John Culberson
U.S. Representative District 7
713-682-8828

 

State of Texas

Dan Patrick
State Senator District 7
713-464-0282

Joan Huffman 
State Senator District 17
713-662-3821

Dwayne Bohac
State Representative District 138
713-460-2800

Bill Callegari
State Representative District 132
281-578-8484

Kristy Thibaut
State Representative District 133
281-498-4558 

Hubert Vo
State Representative District 149
281-988-0212

Harris County

Judge Ed Emmett
Harris County Judge
713-755-4000

Steve Radack
Commissioner Harris County Precinct 3
713-755-6306

City of Houston

Mayor Annise Parker 
Mayor, City of Houston, Texas 
713-398-7363

Stephen C. Costello
At Large 1
832-393-3014

Andrew C. Burks, Jr.
At Large 2
832-393-3013

Melissa Noriega
At Large 3
832-393-3005

C.O. "Brad" Bradford
At Large 4
832-393-3012

Jack Christie
At Large 5
832-393-3017

Helena Brown                                              
Council Member District A                           
832-393-3010                                               

Oliver Pennington                                         
Council Member District G                           
832.393.3007

Agencies

US Army Corps of Engineers – Galveston, TX command
http://www.usace.army.mil/Pages/Default.aspx

TxDOT Houston Regional Engineer’s Office
http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/

H-GAC Regional Transportation Committee
http://www.h-gac.com/taq/

H-GAC Natural Resources Advisory Committee
www.h-gac.com/about/advisory-committees

H-GAC Community and Environmental Planning
http://www.h-gac.com/news/community-environmental/

Harris County Flood Control District
www.hcfcd.org