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President of Texas Oil and Gas Association among lineup of speakers at Beaumont Chamber event

Todd Staples, the president of the Texas Oil & Gas Association (TXOGA), was among a lineup of guest speakers at the Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Development Breakfast on Thursday, Nov. 2.

In November 2014, Staples was named president of the TXOGA, the state’s oldest and largest trade association. Prior to that, Staples served as Texas Commissioner of Agriculture and in the Texas Senate and House of Representatives.

BASF names new Beaumont site director

BASF has named Judy Brinkman site director for the Beaumont facility. Brinkman brings more than 35 years of experience within BASF manufacturing to her new position overseeing all activities at the Beaumont site of approximately 250 employees including, environmental, health and safety, process optimization, capital investments, talent development and community outreach.