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

    19 hrs ago | 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.


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

    Friday | 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.


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

    Friday | 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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    Saturday Dec 13 | The Advocate

    ... Malcolm Carter has been named director/plant manager in the Scotts Miracle-Gro Co.'s growing media division in Geismar. Larry L. Merington has been named chief executive officer of Ace Bayou Corp. in New Orleans, a home furniture manufacturer and ...


  5. BASF expansion behind scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 |

    ... "There were significant delays on both the surfactants and formic acid plants," Jolen Stein, BASF's spokeswoman in Geismar, said Wednesday. provides this article only as a news aggregator, NOT as the publisher or as the author. After ...


  6. Mother says Perrilloux was on Adderall & VyvanseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | WBRZ

    The mother of the man accused of killing 15-year old Claire Carline in a head on collision says he was on stimulants during the time of the crash. Dwight Perrilloux's mother told News 2 her son has ADHD and just finished a 12-hour shift at a plant in Geismar before making his way to classes at ITI.


  7. Labor, construction issues delay two BASF plantsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Advocate

    ... "There were significant delays on both the surfactants and formic acid plants," Jolen Stein, BASF's spokeswoman in Geismar, said Wednesday. The formic acid plant has been delayed by the competition for labor as billions of dollars worth of other ...


  8. Williams Olefins in Geismar pay nearly $200,000 fine for a penalty eventsaRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Advocate

    Williams Olefins, L.L.C. Geismar facility has paid a $194,306 fine that covers 32 "penalty events" dating back to 2008, including four that relate to a June 13, 2013 fire at the plant. The penalty assessment sent to the company on Nov. 21 is the result of a compliance review the state Department of Environmental Quality started at the facility in 2009.


  9. Wiliams-Olefins fined $194,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... plant has paid the fines in full and plans to restart operations. The blast which happened in June at the plant in Geismar killed two workers and injured 77 others in June of last year. Zachary C. Green, 29, of Hammond, died in the explosion. He was ...


  10. Ascension officials dismayed, but not deterred, by sewer studyRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | The Advocate

    ... final negotiations with landowner L.J. Grezaffi for 10 acres near the intersection of La. 73 and La. 30 in Geismar for a future regional sewer plant. The location, which appraised for about $87,000 per acre, is near the Mississippi River, the ...


  11. Yelp Baton Rouge offers Ultimate Holiday Guide for local shops, customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... Bar, Kirk Sheets, said Yelp has played a big role in helping him transition his salon to Baton Rouge. "I was in Geismar and brought people here, and we did it through social media. It's been fantastic for us. It really puts you out in front of ...


  12. Williams' rebuilt Geismar petrochemical plant ready for productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Seeking Alpha

    Williams Partners says its rebuilt, expanded plant in Geismar, La., is in the final stages of commissioning and will begin ethylene production for sale this month . The Geismar plant has upped its capacity to 1.95B lbs/year of ethylene, with WPZ's share at ~1.7B lbs.


  13. Troopers search for driver involved in hit and run that hospitalized road construction workerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Louisiana State Police reported Fredrick Mitchell, 38, of Baton Rouge, was hit in a construction zone on LA 30 near LA 73 in the Geismar area on November 21 around 11:45 p.m. Mitchell was taken to Our Lady of the Lake Hospital with serious injuries. Tpr. Jared Sandifer said the vehicle that hit Mitchell was traveling in a closed lane in the construction zone and drove off after the crash.


  14. Cool Schools: Spanish Lake PrimaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | WBRZ

    ... it in the future." Click on the video link to see more from this week's Cool School, Spanish Lake Primary School in Geismar. If you have a class, student or program you want to spotlight, contact Kylie by email ( or give her a call ...


  15. Gonzales police: Couple arrested after police find meth lab in motel roomRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | The Advocate

    City and Ascension Parish sheriff's narcotics agents found a Harvey duo, convicted two and a half years ago of operating a meth lab inside their Geismar bedroom, running another lab Sunday night in a Gonzales motel room, police said Monday. Authorities found five methamphetamine pots about 9 p.m. Sunday in the motel room of Monica E. Smith, 47, and David R. Smith, 48, at the Supreme Inn and Suites, Charlotte Guedry, a police spokeswoman, said Monday.


  16. BASF makes $25,000 donation to Southern UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... and modernize the job-search process," said Tom Yura, senior vice president and general manager of the BASF site in Geismar. "The new technology center also will strengthen recruiting efforts for BASF and other companies by increasing our access to ...


  17. Chicago Bridge & Iron: A Bargain At The Current PriceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    ... of synthetic rubber for long-term maintenance, operations and other industrial services at its facility in Geismar, Louisiana. Contract renewal valued at more than $100 million by Arizona Public Service (APS) for maintenance and modification ...


  18. Line of thunderstorms threatens Baton Rouge, areas to south and east on Sunday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Place to 7 miles east of Plaquemine. The storms were moving northeast at 30 mph. This line of storms will be near Geismar by 7:25 p.m., Denham Springs and Prairieville by 7:35 p.m., Walker by 7:45 p.m., and Livingston by 7:55 p.m. The statement says ...


  19. BASF delays closing Washington plant as work continues on new Louisiana facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 |

    ... said in an email that the company is scheduled to transition production from Warren County to its new facility in Geismar, Louisiana, by mid-2015. She said the closure process is a "fluid" one and based on production start-up at the new Louisiana ...


  20. Fitch Rates Methanex's Senior Note Issuance 'BBB-'; Affirms Existing RatingsRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Business Wire

    ... Methanex's margins are expected to benefit further when they are able to capture the operating margin from its Geismar, LA produced methanol. The Geismar facilities, once completed, will be able to benefit from low-priced natural gas which is ...


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