Posts Tagged ‘refineries’

PSC fines Nevada telemarketer for ‘No-Call’ violations

JACKSON — The Mississippi Public Service Commission has fined a Nevada company $20,000 for violations of the Mississippi “No-Call” law and rules associated with enforcing the law. Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley announced the fine. Presley says the fine was against Worldwide Commerce Associates, LLC of Carson City, Nev. Presley says Worldwide Commerce Associates violated […] [...]

County to spend $5.1 million for levee at KiOR site

ADAMS COUNTY — Adams County will spend $5.1 million to put up a levee at the industrial site where a biofuels company intends to locate. Biofuels company KiOR said Monday it would locate its second Mississippi production facility in Natchez, a move that will create 300 jobs. The facility will be built on a 120-acre […] [...]

Ergon expanding facilities, operations within Appalachian Basin

JACKSON — Ergon Inc. is expanding its subsidiary facilities and operations within the Appalachian Basin. The expansion will enable Ergon companies to handle increased liquid production as drilling increases throughout the Marcellus and Utica Shale areas. Ergon’s refinery in Newell, W.V., and its terminal facilities in Magnolia and Marietta, Ohio, will add additional storage tanks […] [...]

BlueFire completes phase one of plant construction

FULTON — BlueFire Renewables Inc. has completed initial site-preparation on the company’s proposed cellulosic ethanol plant in Fulton. Century Construction has completed clearing and grubbing; placed the geo-grid and fabric across the site; brought the site to grade level and installed drainage structures prior to completion of final rough grading. Grass and mulch were applied […] [...]

First LNG tanker to arrive at new terminal tomorrow

by Published: June 15,2011

Tags: energy, liquid natural gas, oil and gas, refineries

PASCAGOULA — The first tanker carrying liquefied natural gas is expected to arrive at a new terminal in Pascagoula tomorrow. The El Paso Corp. tells the Mississippi Press that $1.2-billion Gulf LNG facility is on track for an October opening. Houston, Texas-based El Paso Corp. owns 50 percent of in the terminal and which will […] [...]

Chevron awards construction contract to KBR

by Published: April 28,2011

Tags: construction, energy, oil and gas, refineries

PASCAGOULA — KBR of Houston, Texas, has been awarded a $65-million contract by Chevron Products Company to execute a Base Oil expansion project at Chevron’s refinery in Pascagoula. The construction project includes building a new lubes hydrocracker and a lube dewaxing/hydrofinishing unit. KBR intends to hire staff locally for the execution of this project. Work […] [...]

BlueFire finds ‘greener’ pastures

by Published: October 26,2009

Tags: Ethanol, refineries

  California red tape leads company to more streamlined Mississippi California-based BlueFire Ethanol Fuels Inc. made headlines earlier this month when it announced that it was looking to build an ethanol refinery plant in Fulton in Northeast Mississippi instead of the originally planned site in California. The plant, which is expected to cost perhaps as […] [...]

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