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EMILY HENAGAN, Associate Editor

CPX’s purpose is to bring together all capital project stakeholders to focus on one mission: to accelerate professional development and team innovation. more

Refining/Petrochemical

Serving as the plant manager at Methanex’s Geismar methanol facility, Glynn Fontenot feels proud of the work everyone within the Methanex organization has done to successfully start up two plants in one calendar year. more

Plant Management & Operations

Although many companies in industry strive to gain Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) status, their employees may not know the significance of this accomplishment or what it takes to earn it. Some of them may even be unfamiliar with it altogether. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

​“In the pyramid of culture, everybody goes straight to actions,” stated Ronnie Meyers, principal health and safety professional at Axiall Corp. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

When you walk into Shell Chemical Geismar Plant General Manager Rhoman Hardy’s office, a sense of collaboration permeates the air — from his office room furniture complete with a circular meeting table to his genuinely warm smile. more

Plant Management & Operations

For Mary Trost, Ph.D., serving as the inaugural plant manager to the first greenfield fuels refinery built in the U.S. in nearly 40 years is a homecoming that her entire career has built up to. more

Plant Management & Operations

Although Monty Heins has only been Dow Houston Operations’ site manager for about a year now, his more than 29-year career with Dow has equipped and positioned him to oversee a multimillion-dollar site reinvestment into the Deer Park site. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

As president and CEO of the Economic Alliance Houston Port Region, which is celebrating its 30th year, Chad Burke oversees the Houston Ship Channel’s economic development corporation. more

An Illinois transplant, ExxonMobil Baton Rouge’s Chemical Plant Site Manager Bob Johnston is acutely aware of the resounding positive impact the plant has upon Louisiana and its people. more

Downstream

As president of the Texas Pipeline Association (TPA), the primary resource for up-to-date information regarding the intrastate pipeline industry, Thure Cannon acts as a liaison between TPA’s 48 member companies and elected officials and policy leaders. more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

Louisiana is home to one of the most productive workforces in the nation with a projected employment growth that is higher than the U.S. average and a worker replacement rate that will soon find emplo... more

Training & Human Resources

The ear-piercing sound of helicopters’ blades fighting with the airspace above a classroom would serve as a nuisance to any other teacher. But to Terrebonne Career and Technical High School’s (TCT) Oi... more

Training & Human Resources

While the oil and gas industry has been booming for years now, the supply of qualified laborers and employees to fill these new jobs has not kept up with the demand. Lackawanna College, however, is ch... more

Training & Human Resources

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