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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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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LCA 2012 SAFE Award Winners

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Four Plants Named “Best In Louisiana”

The Louisiana Chemical Association (LCA) today announced the winners of this year's “Best in Louisiana” SAFE Award. “Best in Louisiana” is an annual award given to the highest achieving chemical facility in each of four employee-size categories based on...

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