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Chevron Phillip to Build Plant Baytown TX, 350 New Jobs

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According to a press release on their website, Chevron Phillips Chemical recently announced plans to expand its propylene business with a final investment decision for a new C3 splitter unit. The unit’s location will be in Baytown, Texas, within the company’s Cedar Bayou facility. Its expected capacity is 1 billion lbs./year with targeted start up in 2023. Chevron Phillips chose S&B Engineers and Constructors to engineer, procure and build the project. Reportedly, site construction activities...

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New Gulf Coast Chevron Phillips Project to Support Up to 600 Jobs

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Ealier this week S&B Engineers and Constructors (S&B) was awarded an engineering and construction contract with Chevron Phillips Chemical to engineer and build the company’s second U.S. world-scale unit to produce on-purpose 1-hexene. According to the release, The asset’s location will be in Old Ocean, Texas, near Chevron Phillips Chemical’s Sweeny facility. Job Creation & Economic Impact S&B anticipates 600 construction and engineering jobs will be created for the project at its peak. Constr...

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New $211M Plant Coming to TX, New Jobs Created

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As reported by Woodworking Industry News,  Engineered wood company RoyOMartin will construct a new OSB production facility in Texas under its subsidiary Corrigan OSB.  This is the Company's second facility in Corrigan, Texas the first of which is claimed to be "the most technologically advanced OSB facility in the U.S."  This initial facility employs 170, while the new facility is expected to create 50 jobs. Project costs are estimated to be $211 Million including a $278,000 grant from the Te...

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Golden Pass LNG Export Project Promises Thousands of Jobs

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Multi-billion dollar investment expects to support about 9,000 construction jobs over the five-year construction period and more than 200 permanent jobs once the facility is operational. The Golden Pass Products export project at the Golden Pass LNG facility in Sabine Pass, Texas, is moving forward following a positive final investment decision from its owners, affiliates of Qatar Petroleum and ExxonMobil. Golden Pass awarded the engineering, procurement and construction contracts for the proje...

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What it's like in the ‘Man Camps’ of West Texas

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Thousands of oil workers are living in dormitory-like compounds in the Permian Basin, which is drawing fresh investment as oil prices have climbed higher. The Permian Basin, one of the world’s biggest oil plays, is drawing billions of dollars in new investment. Companies are scrambling to find people to do everything from operating drilling rigs to driving trucks. Wages have reached such lofty levels that even unskilled laborers can earn $100,000 a year. Many of the jobs are in remote areas wi...

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