Port Arthur

Petrochemical projects in the U.S. Gulf Coast to add polyethylene capacity expected to start by the end of 2019 have experienced issues including an explosion, pushing some production to later in 2020. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Total plans to return the 66,000 bpd Diesel Hydrotreater 3 (DHT 3), which was shut on Aug. 20, to production. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

The 76,000 bpd gasoline-producing fluidic catalytic cracking unit (FCCU) was shut on Thursday for repairs, originally expected to take five days to complete. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Motiva Enterprises LLC ("Motiva") is evaluating the possible development, design and construction of a world-scale steam cracker. Read more


Sempra Energy has received a Notice of Schedule from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that sets Jan. 31, 2019, as the planned completion date of the final environmental impact statement for siting, construction and operation... Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

PAIG’s mission is to improve the quality of life and health of Port Arthur residents by enhancing educational, employment and health care opportunities; improving the environment; and supporting community improvements and economic development. Read more

Training & Human Resources

Motiva Enterprises’ 603,000-barrel-per-day (bpd) plant in Port Arthur, Texas, the largest U.S. refinery, is restarting its large crude distillation unit (CDU). Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

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