Odessa is an aggressive West Texas City located midway between Fort Worth and El Paso on Interstate Highway 20.
Historically, Odessa/Ector County area's fortunes have followed those of the oil and gas industry. Currently, the area's economic trends are for a positive and diversified future from a $300 million dollar 1,000 megawatt power plant to Southwestern Bell and First American Home Warranty customer care center facilities.
Odessa has many amenities ranging from a mid-continent location in a central-time zone, extremently favorable climate, highly skilled and virtually union-free labor force and an excellent quality of life. Education is vital and Odessa is fortunate to have the University of Texas Permian Basin and Odessa College.