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  1. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Advocate

    LSU's four true freshman pitchers Jake Latz, Alex Lange, Jake Godfrey and Doug Norman have received their fair share of praise heading into the 2015 season. Geismar, La., native Austin Bain, who is listed on the roster as both a pitcher and infielder, slipped out of sight after being shut down for the fall with arm soreness.

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  2. Methanex begins production at Geismar plantRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Methanex Corp. has begun producing methanol from its 1.1 million-ton plant in Geismar, and expects to ramp up to full production in the next few weeks. The plant successfully produced methanol, used in making plastics, on Jan. 24. Methanex moved the plant from Punta Arenas, Chile.

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  3. BASF to Increase Capacity for Butanediol at its Geismar, LA SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Ink World

    BASF will increase its production capacities for the chemical intermediate 1,4-butanediol by 10% at its site in Geismar, LA, as of 2016. The company will then have a global capacity of BDO of 670,000 metric tons per year.

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  4. Methanex begins Geismar productionRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | The Advocate

    Methanex Corp. has begun producing methanol from its 1.1 million- ton plant in Geismar, And the company expects to ramp up to full production in the next few weeks. The startup marks another key milestone in the company's plan, announced in 2013, to grow capacity by approximately 3.3 three million over three years, said John Florien, president and chief executive officer.

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  5. BASF Plans Worldwide Expansion of PVP ProductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Coatings World

    ... care sector, mainly due to its binding properties. Through revamping existing plants in Ludwigshafen, Germany and Geismar, Louisiana and introducing the PVP technology at BASF's site in Shanghai, China, the company will increase its global PVP ...

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  6. BASF Plans Worldwide Expansion Of PVP ProductionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | BioSpace

    Investment of up to a 56 million in expansion of NVP/PVP value chain Extension of capacities in Ludwigshafen, Germany and Geismar, Louisiana; technology introduction in Shanghai, China PVP - success story for more than 75 years: Polymer with versatile application options Ludwigshafen, Germany - January 22, 2015 - BASF plans to invest up to a 56 million in the expansion of its Polyvinylpyrrolidone value chain over the next four years. PVP is a polymer which is used in diverse industries, for example the pharmaceutical or the personal and home care sector, mainly due to its binding properties.

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  7. BASF to Increase Capacity for Butanediol at Geismar SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Coatings World

    BASF will increase its production capacities for the chemical intermediate 1,4-butanediol by 10 percent at its site in Geismar, Louisiana, as of 2016. The company will then have a global capacity of BDO of 670,000 metric tons per year.

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  8. BASF expanding Geismar planta s production capacityRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Advocate

    BASF is expanding production at its Geismar plant for a product used in making plastics, solvents, electronic chemicals and elastic fibers. The project will increase production of a chemical intermediate called 1,4-butanediol by 10 percent in 2016, lifting the company's global capacity of BDOs to 670,000 metric tons per year.

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  9. Plant expansions fueling hotel building boom in AscensionRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 17 | The Advocate

    ... include more than $350 million in expansions at BASF and a $1.1 billion construction project at Methanex , both in Geismar in Ascension Parish; a $2.1 billion expansion at CF Industries in Donaldsonville, in Ascension Parish, and a $1.85 billion ...

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  10. One Dead, Many Injured After Smoke Fills DC Metro TrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Crooks and Liars

    ... this machine, and it still doesn't work. Why no uproar about how the Osprey has contributed to the deficit? Coul A Geismar, Louisiana, chemical plant exploded and caught fire Thursday, causing multiple injuries and forcing authorities to evacuate ...

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  11. Jindal headed to Europe on economic development tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | WBRZ

    ... five companies in the manufacturing and services industries, including BASF, which has a large manufacturing site in Geismar. Names of the other firms weren't provided. The Republican governor also intends to deliver a foreign policy address to the ... 2 comments

  12. Safety Prospect Justin Reid Reveals Top 4 SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Slap the Sign

    Nov 15, 2014; South Bend, IN, USA; A wide angle view of the Notre Dame campus with the Golden Dome in the background taken before the Northwestern Wildcats play against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports Geismar Safety Justin Reid revealed his new Top 4 to Rivals.com recruiting analyst Jason Howell.

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  13. Our Views: Bon voyage for BobbyRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | The Advocate

    ... of those is already a prominent corporate citizen, BASF, which has its largest North American manufacturing site in Geismar near Baton Rouge. The company has more than 2,000 employees in Louisiana and is considering a plan to build a $1.4 billion ...

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  14. Alabamaa s Landon Collins a " a Big hitter whoa s Easy-going a " relishes his time back in New OrleansRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Advocate

    ... his past, a winding journey that took him from Algiers to Sicily Island in north Louisiana, back to Algiers, to Geismar and now to Tuscaloosa, where he has become a consensus All-American. And he can smile about his future, which will make the ...

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  15. Score?Read the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | Louisiana Sportsman

    ... in just because there is a fence in the background? You know what happens when you ASS U ME...? He is located in Geismar you are correct.. This deer is also free to roam wherever he wants. There is absolutely NO hunting allowed on the property what ...

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  16. Making Money In Oil: Williams, Energy Of A Different Kind In 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    ... a major source of company revenue, but recently has plagued their bottom line. In 1999, the company acquired the Geismar Petrochemical plant located in Geismar, LA. After a tragic accident which killed 2 employees, the plant was immediately closed ...

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  17. Geismar (La.) Safety Justin Reid Sets Official Visit To Notre DameRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Slap the Sign

    ... also set official visits for Stanford and LSU on January 17th and January 31st respectively. Justin Reid hails from Geismar, Louisiana and plays for Dutchtown High School. He checks in at 6-0, 193 lbs. Reid claims a 4.64 40-yard dash. Recruiting ...

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  18. Geismar residents voice concerns about plans for sewage treatment plantRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2014 | The Advocate

    The proposed location of the central treatment plant for a future Ascension Parish sewer system has raised concerns among the Geismar residents who would be its neighbors one day. Parish Councilman Travis Turner said Friday that residents in his council district, which includes Geismar and the proposed plant site, are telling him they are opposed to the site and are concerned about odors from the treatment facility.

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  19. Renewable Energy Group and Neste Oil Set ...Read the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | The Financial Mirror

    Renewable Energy Group, Inc. , headquartered in Ames, Iowa, USA and Neste Oil Corporation of Finland have entered into a Settlement and License Agreement whereby the parties have settled Neste's US patent infringement lawsuit against REG and REG's Singapore patent infringement lawsuit against Neste and REG has licensed certain Neste Oil NEXBTL technology and intellectual property rights for use at REG Geismar. "We are happy to have reached a satisfactory resolution with Neste Oil to the US patent infringement lawsuit we inherited in the acquisitions of Syntroleum and Dynamic Fuels.

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  20. Neste Oil and Renewable Energy Group enter into NExBTL license agreementRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | Green Car Congress

    Neste Oil Corporation and Renewable Energy Group have entered into a Settlement and License Agreement whereby the parties have settled Neste Oil's US patent infringement lawsuits against REG and REG's Singapore patent infringement lawsuits against Neste Oil and REG has licensed certain Neste Oil NExBTL renewable drop-in fuel technology and intellectual property rights for use at REG Geismar in Louisiana. The two said that the settlement reflects their conclusion that continued pursuit of the US and Singapore patent infringement lawsuits was counterproductive.

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