Texas Border Affairs
AUSTIN, Texas – Governor Greg Abbott today met with port sector leaders, staff and stakeholders from the Port of Brownsville for a roundtable discussion on the Texas economy, supply chain issues and the port industry. During the discussion, the Governor emphasized that the Port of Brownsville was a key part of Texas’ booming energy industry and a critical asset to the Lone Star State’s economic success, including the ability to port to become the center of American energy independence thanks to liquefied water. natural gas facilities.
“Ports are the gateway to the power of the Texas economy, and the Port of Brownsville is vital infrastructure for our burgeoning energy industry,” Governor Abbott said. “The Port of Brownsville is rapidly growing the economy of the Rio Grande Valley and providing new opportunities for South Texans, and I look forward to continuing our state’s partnership with members of the port industry to unlock the full potential of all the Port of Brownsville has to offer.
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