ABILENE, Texas -

The Development Corporation of Abilene will discuss giving financial assistance to a Houston-based multinational oil and gas company that's thinking about setting up shop in Abilene.

The DCOA isn't naming the company yet.

They will consider assistance to the company to set up operations at the Five Points Business Park to be able to support the anticipated Cline Shale oil boom.

Two phases of the companies expansion to Abilene could bring almost 150 high-paying jobs to the area.

The DCOA board meets at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at 1325 Pine St.