Industrial Parks

Welcome to the EnergyPlex! Lea County has three designated industrial parks, and many more industrial areas. Please contact us for more information!


With more than 9,000 acres available as a large industrial area, EnergyPlex Park can be parceled as needed. Available are low-cost utilities, rail and highway access, and high-speed telecommunications. It is located off NM 18 and NM 180. There are no impact or inventory fees, and an engineering/environmental study and Phase 1 Master Plan have already been completed for the site.

For full details about EnergyPlex Park, please see EnergyPlex Park.


  • Located on NM Hwy 18, in Hobbs (other access roads are Millen Drive, Business Park Boulevard and Jack Gomez Boulevard)
  • Total Park is 3,000 acres with 1,000 acres for development, 90 acres with full infrastructure
  • No zoning, except for city protective covenants
  • Available, shovel-ready sites for light industrial
    • Full infrastructure, including telecommunications
    • Access to Rail
  • Free or discounted land and assistance with infrastructure extensions and permitting for qualified projects

Site Details

  • Completed HUD Approved NEPA
  • Infrastructure includes Electricity, Water, Sewer, and Natural Gas
  • Rail Access: New Mexico & Texas Permian Basin Railway – Intermodal transshipment also available off-site
  • Distance to nearest major highway: 0 miles to NM 18; 5 miles to US 62-180
  • Name of nearest 4-lane major highway: NM 18 and US 62-180
  • Distance to interstate Highway: 98 miles to I-20 midland and I-27 Lubbock
  • Distance to nearest airport: 5 miles, Lea County Regional Airport


  • Located NM Hwy 18, 2 miles south of Lovington
  • Several choice locations, can parcel as needed
    • Access to water and electricity
    • High-speed internet and fiber available through TDS
    • Access to rail
  • Long term leases (10 year) starting as low as $1 per acre per year
  • A recently passed a Local Economic Development Gross Receipts Tax that could be used to assist with the cost of extending the needed infrastructure
  • Zoning: Industrial