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Total, Borealis and NOVA Chemicals form joint venture in petrochemicals

Total, Borealis and NOVA Chemicals Corporation announced that affiliates of the three companies have signed definitive agreements to form a joint venture in petrochemicals on the U.S. Gulf Coast. The announcement was made Monday, Feb. 19.

The joint venture – in which Total will own 50 percent and Novealis Holdings LLC, a joint venture (JV) between Borealis and NOVA Chemicals, will own the remaining 50 percent – will commence subject to customary closing conditions, including receipt of regulatory approvals, according to a release by the companies.

Amacate Tortilla Bar to open in late March

A.J. Design & Construction is working on an $85,000 remodel of the old White Horse Bar & Grill at 7150 Eastex Freeway in Beaumont.

The newly remodeled, 3,700 square-foot restaurant will open between March 22-28 as the Amacate Tortilla Bar, said Jon Hutcherson, operations director for Del Rio Properties LLC, owners of the restaurant.

“We are fast-casual, authentic tacos and enchiladas. You’ll go through the line and then we’ll bring your food to you within five minutes,” said Hutcherson, who added that Amacate in Spanish means, “love of avocado.”