Latest Lake Charles, Louisiana Stories

2014-10-16 16:21:06

LAKE CHARLES, La., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the CITGO Lake Charles Refinery celebrated 70 years of operations in the great state of Louisiana. The refinery, which first went online in 1944, is the largest CITGO refinery and produces more than 3.2 billion gallons of gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and other finished petroleum products every year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141016/152635 Hundreds of employees - current and retired - as well as local officials,...

2014-09-20 16:20:32

LAKE CHARLES, La., Sept. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, CITGO Petroleum Corporation, in partnership with the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL), commemorated the nine-year anniversary of Hurricane Rita with a volunteer event to plant 70,000 dune grass plugs along a five-mile stretch of Holly Beach. The project is part of the CITGO Caring for Our Coast initiative, a yearlong environmental conservation and restoration program that celebrates the resilience and recovery of...

2014-08-29 12:23:04

Project Launches Yearlong Environmental Conservation and Restoration Initiative NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 29, CITGO Petroleum Corporation, in partnership with the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) and Audubon Nature Institute, conducted an all-day wetland restoration project at the Audubon Louisiana Nature Center. The event launched "CITGO Caring for Our Coast," a yearlong environmental conservation and restoration campaign in coastal regions....

2014-08-07 12:22:23

Oceanic Expedition Part of Year-long Environmental Initiatives by CITGO HOUSTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural class of Nautilus Ambassadors - a graduate student and two educators from Corpus Christi, Texas and Lake Charles, Louisiana - will join scientists at sea aboard the Exploration Vessel E/V Nautilus from August 13-17. The newly-formed partnership between CITGO Petroleum Corporation and Dr. Robert Ballard's Ocean Exploration Trust (OET) made the Nautilus...

2011-05-16 11:44:00

BATON ROUGE, La. and LAS VEGAS, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: PNK) today announced the name of its newest casino hotel destination -- L'Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge. Set to open in the summer of 2012, L'Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge will extend the brand of the Company's flagship property, L'Auberge du Lac Casino Resort in Lake Charles, Louisiana. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110516/DA02753LOGO) Anthony Sanfilippo,...

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