Site Selection Resources

Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCo) provides regulated electric service to 180,000 customers in northeastern Texas and the panhandle area of North Texas, including Longview and Texarkana. We can help prospective and existing businesses meet their growth objectives.

SWEPCo-Texas Property Search

Find the best site in northeast Texas to grow your business. Whether it’s a greenfield, brownfield, or an existing building, our team is here to help.

Advantages of Doing Business in Northeast Texas

Texas is a recognized leader in economic development.

  • #1 State for Business Climate in the U.S. – Business Facilities magazine 2015
  • Golden Shovel Award Winner for 4 consecutive years – Area Development magazine 2015
  • Governor’s Cup Winner for total project activity – Site Selection magazine 2014
  • #1 best business climate, infrastructure, and export leader; #2 in manufacturing; #5 in economic growth potential, and #10 best business tax climate – Business Facilities magazine 2015
  • #2 Top State for Business – CNBC 2015 – Texas has never finished below second place since the study began in 2007

Our key customers include:

  • Exxon Mobil Corporation
  • US Steel Corporation
  • International Paper Company

The principal industries we support are:

  • Petroleum Refining
  • Chemical Manufacturing
  • Oil and Gas Extraction
  • Food Manufacturing
  • Paper Manufacturing
  • Pipeline Transportation
  • Primary Metals

For details about bringing your business to AEP Texas:

Texas Wide Open for Business


Eric Basinger, CEcD

Eric Basinger, CEcD

Manager of Economic and Business Development

Southwestern Electric Power Company


Email Me

Is your location served by AEP?   Map Your Location