Joint ventures indicate Energy Transfer is expanding operations at Nederland site

Two new joint ventures indicate the possibility of new projects at Energy Transfer’s (formerly known as Sunoco) site in Nederland.
Thursday, March 22, Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) announced that it has entered into definitive agreements with Satellite Petrochemical USA Corp. to form the joint venture Orbit Gulf Coast NGL Exports, LLC.

Golden Triangle Emergency Center opens Beaumont location

Golden Triangle Emergency Center (GTEC) opened a new location in Beaumont on Tuesday, April 3. Keeping true to its name, the company’s third freestanding emergency center completes a triangle of businesses in Orange, Port Arthur and now Beaumont.
The new location, at 5550 Eastex Freeway in Beaumont next to Magic Car Wash and Target, was slated to open in October, but because of Hurricane Harvey, construction was delayed and the opening date was pushed to April.

Huntsman Corp. to honor founder posthumously during Earth Day celebration at Port Neches City Hall

Thursday, April 19, at 3 p.m. at Port Neches City Hall, 1005 Merriman St., Huntsman Corp. will celebrate Earth Day and honor the memory of its founder Jon Huntsman Sr.
The company is partnering with the city of Port Neches by hosting a commemorative tree planting at city hall, and following the ceremony, Huntsman Corporation will recognize and celebrate the life of Jon Huntsman Sr. with a moment of silence.
Huntsman executives, employees, elected officials, and community partners will gather for the occasion and the public is invited to attend.

2018 Reaud Excellence in Education Award winners

The Beaumont Foundation of America announced the 15 recipients of the 2018 Reaud Excellence in Education Award on Sunday, March 18. Since 2009, the foundation has recognized superior teachers whose dedication and leadership inspire both students and fellow educators. The awards provide public acclaim and financial rewards to teachers who are furthering excellence in education throughout Southeast Texas.