Total partners with Borealis and Nova in $1.7B ethane cracker project

Total announced Monday, March 27, that the company is entering into a partnership with Borealis and Nova to form a joint venture with the aim of building an ethane steam cracker at Total’s plant in Port Arthur and a new Borstar polyethylene unit in Bayport.
The joint venture is expected to be established in late 2017, according to a release by Total, and the final investment decision on the Borstar polyethylene plant will be made simultaneously.

Golfin’ for a good cause

The 14th annual Miracle Match for Life Golf Tournament held Friday, April 29, benefited the Gulf Coast Marrow Donor Program, the Julie Rogers “Gift of Life” Program and LifeShare Blood Centers. This year’s event at Bayou Din Golf Club raised in excess of $115,000. Founded in 2002, Miracle Match for Life is a collaborative partnership of BASF and TOTAL and has raised more than $1.4 million through its benefit golf tournament.