Christus Southeast Texas unveils Susie Roebuck Mammography Center

Christus Southeast Texas unveiled the Susie Roebuck Mammography Center on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at its Southeast Texas Outpatient Center – Mid County location.

The center is now open and features a state-of-the-art women’s facility. According to Dr. Craig DeLord, radiologist at the center, Hologic’s Genius 3D Mammography is the only 3D exam approved by the FDA as clinically superior to traditional mammography and is proven to find more invasive, or lethal, cancers, thereby reducing the need for unnecessary follow-up exams due to false alarms by up to 40 percent.

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.

Delivery of essential equipment keeps ExxonMobil polyethylene plant expansion project on track

Two of the largest and heaviest pieces of equipment, significant to ExxonMobil’s Beaumont polyethylene plant expansion, recently arrived at the site after a long voyage covering half the globe.
The two pieces of equipment — a reactor and purge bin — were ordered in the first quarter of 2016 by ExxonMobil for the company’s BPEX project and were fabricated in South Korea by the company Sewon, according to ExxonMobil Project Executive Vince Yuskiewicz.