Beaumont hits home run with multiple sports tournaments

The Beaumont Convention & Visitors Bureau announces a busy second quarter with 15 sports tournaments being held in Beaumont from April through June of 2016. These tournaments are expected to bring an estimated economic impact of $2,672,400 into Beaumont.

Stromberg named first executive director for LU’s Center for Advances in Port Management

Lamar University has tapped Erik Stromberg as the inaugural executive director of the Center for Advances in Port Management after a national search, officials announced today.

Stromberg brings decades of experience in public ports to the new position as a CEO, president and consultant in port management at state and national levels. Stromberg served as CEO of the American Association of Port Authorities for nearly a decade, and served as head of the North Carolina State Ports Authority for 10 years.

ExxonMobil starts production at Julia Oil Field in Gulf of Mexico

Oil production has started under budget and ahead of schedule at the Julia oil field in the Gulf of Mexico, Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) said today. The first production well is now online and a second well will start production in the coming weeks.

Spring issue of Vital Signs magazine available now

Look for the new spring issue of Vital Signs magazine this month. The magazine highlights the medical industry in Southeast Texas and also includes fitness tips and healthy recipes. It is distributed in physicians’ offices, at local hospital waiting rooms, pharmacies, and other locations across Southeast Texas.