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Business Report: The $50 billion boom

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Paul Stratford spent a dozen years of his career working for ExxonMobil in Singapore. North American manufacturing was stagnant, and Southeast Asia was the place to be.

But two and a half years ago, he was named manager of ExxonMobil's Baton Rouge Chemical Plant, just in time to announce a $215 million expansion.

The reason? Baton Rouge is now the place to be.


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2013 LCA & LCIA Annual Legislative Conference

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The Louisiana Chemical Association and the Louisiana Chemical Industry Alliance held their 2013 Annual Legislative Conference on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center. 

The conference kicked off on Tuesday evening with the Annual Legislative Reception with members of...

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Economic Impact of Louisiana’s Chemical Industry

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Dr. Loren Scott, the noted economist, released the results of his study on the economic impact of the Louisiana chemical industry Monday at the Baton Rouge Press Club.

This information is stunning.

It is just a glimpse of the added impact that the tsunami of new industry investment will have...

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South Louisiana Methanol Announces $1.3 Billion Investment In St. James Parish

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VACHERIE, LA -- Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal, South Louisiana Methanol CEO Barry Williamson and Todd Corp. Group CEO Jon Young announced that South Louisiana Methanol LP will invest $1.3 billion in a new methanol production facility on the banks of the Mississippi River in St. James Parish. Located...

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