Saudi Aramco to invest $12 billion in expanding Motiva Port Arthur refinery

Following announcements at the Saudi-U.S. CEO Forum on Saturday, May 20, Motiva Enterprises LLC confirmed in a press release that, as a wholly-owned affiliate of Saudi Aramco, the company is expected to be the primary focus of an estimated $18 billion growth effort and is exploring opportunities to increase refining capacity, branch into chemicals, and expand its commercial operations, marketing and branded presence over the next five years.

Christus Southeast Texas St. Elizabeth receives third national Magnet designation

Christus Southeast Texas St. Elizabeth received its third national Magnet designation Tuesday, May 16.

Magnet status is an award given by the American Nurses' Credentialing Center (ANCC), an affiliate of the American Nurses Association, to hospitals that satisfy a set of criteria designed to measure the strength and quality of their nursing. A Magnet hospital is stated to be one where nursing delivers excellent patient outcomes, where nurses have a high level of job satisfaction, and where there is a low staff nurse turnover rate and appropriate grievance resolution.

Shell to offer 16 weeks of paid maternity leave to employees

Shell recenly announced on its website that it will be the first major integrated oil and gas company to introduce a new global standard of 16 weeks paid maternity leave.

The move by the company appears to be a strategy to attract and keep female employees.

Huntsman presents STEM Innovation Grants to local schools

Huntsman Port Neches Operations (PNO) awarded six winning 2017 STEM Innovation Grant teacher recipients with surprise in-class visits Wednesday, May 17.

During school hours, PNO team members stopped by Port Neches-Groves, Nederland and Bridge City middle and high schools with balloons and treats and giant checks to signify the awards.

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