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  1. Sempra to file for LNG developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    As Sempra Energy moves forward with plans for what could be a multi-billion dollar liquefied natural gas export terminal in Port Arthur, the company predicts it could become an industrial magnet, executives said Thursday.


  2. Photos: Area plant workers hone rescue skillsRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... swung out in a basket stretcher after being secured during a training operation Thursday afternoon. Beaumont and Port Arthur BASF employees trained in high angle rescue on Industrial Rescue Instruction Systems' nearly 40-foot-tall training structure ...


  3. Warming up and turning colderRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... cloudiness, becoming partly sunny during the afternoon, warmer. High near: 61 in Beaumont, 58 in Orange, 61 in Port Arthur. Winds: Northeast/East 6-15 mph. Mostly cloudy, warmer with a 40% coverage of rain. Low near: 52. High near: 68. Winds: East ...


  4. Shell negotiators to resume talks with Union WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 12NewsNow.Com

    A spokesperson for Shell told 12News that negotiations with the United Steel Workers will resume on Wednesday. Local members of the United Steelworkers have been on strike since Feb. 21. Picketers have been taking shifts walking the line outside the Motiva Refinery in Port Arthur since the strike began.


  5. Jury awards $20M to family of PA man killed in bulldozer accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Beaumont Enterprise

    A Jefferson County jury awarded almost $20,000 in restitution to the family of a 25-year-old contractor who died in 2007 while operating a bulldozer at the Motiva refinery in Port Arthur.


  6. Family of Port Arthur man killed in 2007 bulldozer accident wins...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 12NewsNow.Com

    On August 9, 2007, Emery Bowie was riding a Caterpillar bulldozer while working on the Motiva refinery's expansion in Port Arthur. According to court documents, he got out of the seat, and stood on the the bulldozer's tracks to signal at a truck driver also working on the project.


  7. BASF plant members train for the worstRead the original story

    Yesterday | 12NewsNow.Com

    Plant employees conduct daily work on high structures and if something were to go wrong, plant workers could be in danger. "It makes me feel safer working out there at the plant knowing me and my coworkers can handle situations like this," Port Arthur plant employee Darren McCutcheon said.


  8. Mining & Fracking World WhirlRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Fire Dog Lake

    ... As of Saturday, the Steelworkers were preparing to strike at Shell and Motiva refineries in LA, and at Motiva's Port Arthur TX refinery. Update: A round 20% "of the country's refining capacity" is affected so far. *AK. The Gwich'in (or Caribou ...


  9. Oil workers dig in for historic fight against industry giants over crucial safety rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Institute for Southern Studies

    ... at plants in Indiana, Ohio, Texas, and Louisiana are striking. That includes a Motiva Enterprises refinery in Port Arthur, Texas which, at a crude capacity of 600,000 barrels a day, is the largest of its kind in the country. Of the 15 plants ...


  10. Protests carry on as refinery strike continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Crescent-News.com

    ... the industry refuses to address safety issues. As the strike expanded last week to include 1,350 employees at a Port Arthur, Texas, refinery, Shell said it remains committed to safe operations and productive negotiations. "We shouldn't be expected ...


  11. Special Report: Fake Smoke Real TroubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KBMT

    ... of the drug causing serious medical complications heightened awareness of the drug this year. Born and raised in Port Arthur, a man who doesn't want to be identified, says he tried synthetic marijuana for the first time about four years ago. "I felt ...


  12. US refinery strike continues with no steps toward settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The largest U.S. refinery strike since 1980 continued through its 25th day on Wednesday with no movement toward renewed talks to end a walkout by 6,550 union workers at 15 plants, including 12 refineries accounting for one-fifth of domestic capacity. Workers and their supporters picket outside the Motiva Enterprises crude oil refinery after the United Steelworkers union called a walkout at the plant, the largest of its kind in the United States in Port Arthur, Texas February 21, 2015.


  13. Nearly 1,800 attend job fair at MCM EleganteRead the original story

    Wednesday | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... filed in -- resumes in hand, looking for a job. Some of the job seekers were striking workers of the Motiva Port Arthur Plant. "Right now we are out on strike, faced with the unknown of if we will have a job or not," Tony Shoulders, a Motiva Worker ...


  14. Rain is out, but cool weather remainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... few showers later in the 7 day forecast. Mostly cloudy and chilly. Low near: 34 in Beaumont, 34 in Orange, 35 in Port Arthur. Winds: North 2-10 mph. Cloudy in the morning with some afternoon sunshine. High near: 52 in Beaumont, 51 in Orange, 53 in ...


  15. Refinery Strike Continues Into Fourth WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... ct with oil companies expired. One of the latest refineries to be impacted is the Motiva Enterprises refinery in Port Arthur, Texas, the largest of its kind in the country. CNN's Maggie Lake joins Here & Now' s Robin Young with details.


  16. Baylor running back commit receives Auburn offerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Alabama Live

    Elijah Holyfield , Carlis Fils-Aime and Malik Miller are just a few of the running backs Auburn is targeting in the 2016 class, and the Tigers added a new one to the list Tuesday night. Four-star prospect Kameron Martin of Port Arthur, Texas, received an Auburn offer during a phone conversation with Rhett Lashlee .


  17. United Steelworkers Say Safety, Not Wages, Behind Refinery StrikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | US News & World Report

    ... and this week implemented a work stoppage at: the largest refinery in the U.S., the massive Motiva plant in Port Arthur, Texas; two Motiva refineries in Convent and Norco, Louisiana; and a Shell chemical plant also in Norco. To date, the strike ...


  18. Breast Cancer Research Offers Hope for Hard-to-Treat CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Texas Tribune

    Ray Technologist Donna Fehl, prepares to scan a patient on a mobile mammogram machine at a clinic in Port Arthur, Texas, Monday, November 11, 2013. Researchers are exploring a connection between aggressive breast cancer and a gene involved in regulating a natural cell process of recycling unneeded components.


  19. Nationwide refinery strike expands to 15 plants in fourth weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Los Angeles Times

    ... 6,500 workers. At midnight Saturday, the USW called for a work stoppage at the Motiva Enterprises refinery in Port Arthur, Texas. The facility, with a crude capacity of 600,000 barrels a day, is the largest of its kind in the country. Initially, the ...


  20. Republicans Vow Obama's Veto Won't Finish Keystone XL PipelineRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Sunshine State News

    ... -- which would transport roughly 800,000 barrels of heavy crude from Hardisty, Alberta, to refineries in Port Arthur, Tex. -- would serve the national interest. In Florida, Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Adam Putnam was distraught ...


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