Port improvements support the industrial boom in Corpus Christi

In 2015, the Port of Corpus Christi opened up for crude oil export and has since undergone an industrial boom. In just four years, it has become the fourth largest port in the United States. Oil and gas development has sparked an economic renaissance in the region, and a number of new port improvements are…

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Faster Speed-to-Market for Micro-Data Centers

The business case for micro-data centers is growing stronger by the day as the rollout of 5G gets underway. While its full nationwide deployment is anticipated by 2020, 5G’s bright future promises are already generating a lot of energy. Many industry players, including both enterprises and data center service providers, aren’t waiting to secure the…

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Italian Company Chooses AEP-Owned River Rail Site for $360M Investment

Sofidel, an Italy-based paper tissue manufacturer, held a groundbreaking ceremony on March 16 for its integrated paper production plant in Inola, Oklahoma. The project, which will locate in the AEP-owned Inola River Rail Industrial Park, includes the construction of a 1.8-million square foot plant that will support 300 jobs. The company investing $360 million over…

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