Plans for a new refinery in Pecos County outside of Ft. Stockton could bring a boost to the community.

According to NewsWest 9, the Austin based company, called MMEX Resources, is planning a refinery that could process up to 50,000 barrels of crude oil per day and provide the Pecos County area with 400 jobs.

If approved, the company could begin construction early next year with a completion date in mid-2019.

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