Entergy Texas customers save $52M after move to MISO

Customers are enjoying savings thanks to Entergy Texas Inc.’s membership in MISO, a regional transmission organization.
According to a release by Entergy, customers have saved approximately $52 million in the last three years since Entergy Texas joined MISO, formally known as the Midcontinent Independent System Operator Inc.

CommunityBank of Texas gives $10K for scholarships

CommunityBank of Texas recently contributed $10,000 to the Lamar University Scholarship Program. This annually funded scholarship establishes the CommunityBank of Texas Scholarship and will support qualified, deserving students regardless of gender, race, creed or national origin. Recipients of the CommunityBank of Texas Scholarship will have financial barriers that would hinder them from receiving a college education without financial assistance. Every year, four students will receive $2,500 for the fall and spring semesters.

Total GM offers update on cracker project at Chamber Membership Luncheon

Total General Manager Bryan Canfield was the featured speaker at the Port Arthur Chamber of Commerce Membership Luncheon on Tuesday, June 27.
Canfield gave an update on the Port Arthur plant’s new $1.7 billion ethane cracker project and spoke about the U.S. footprint of the French-based company, which was ranked No. 26 with a market cap of $128 billion on the Forbes 2017 Global 2000 list of the world’s 2000 biggest public companies.

Richard Industrial Group bass tournament raises funds for local nonprofits

The Richard Industrial Group (RIG) Foundation donated a total of $10,000 to two local nonprofits in separate check presentations held Thursday, June 1, and Monday, June 5. The foundation donated $2,000 to the 100 Club of Southeast Texas on Thursday and $8,000 to Adaptive Sports for Kids (ASK) on Monday. The funds were raised by the company’s 12th annual bass tournament, which was held Saturday, April 8, at Toledo Bend.