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2013-09-18 23:20:13

Port Arthur hospital ensures electronic access to patient medical records for follow-up care through Healthconnect. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Greater Houston Healthconnect (HEALTHCONNECT) announced today that the Medical Center of Southeast Texas (TMCSET) has joined the regional health information network to ensure patient records can be easily and quickly transferred to other providers for transitions of care. Matt Roberts, CEO of the 224 bed hospital explained, “By...

2013-06-06 23:25:47

The Ibn Sina Foundation´s Health Fair was held on Saturday, June 1st, at the Ibn Sina Clinic in Port Arthur, Texas. The fair drew local adults and children including Port Arthur Mayor, Deloris “Bobbie” Prince and Jefferson County Commissioner, “Everette” Bo Alfred. Beaumont, TX (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 The Ibn Sina Community Clinic in Port Arthur and Gulfside Dental are helping provide low-cost healthcare to Southeast Texas. The Ibn Sina Foundation´s Health...

2012-07-19 06:21:46

HOUSTON, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspection activities and repairs continue on the crude distillation unit at the expansion of Motiva's refinery in Port Arthur, Texas. The original Port Arthur refinery, which has 275,000 barrels per day distillation capacity, continues to operate normally. The crude unit, which is part of the recently completed 325,000 barrels per day expansion project at the refinery, was safely shut down without any injuries in early June after it experienced...

2012-05-31 06:24:07

HOUSTON, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A ceremony held today at the Motiva Refinery in Port Arthur, Texas, celebrated the completion of a five-year construction project that more than doubled the facility's daily processing capacity to 600,000 barrels of crude. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please visit: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/56183-motiva-port-arthur-refinery-crude-expansion-project-shell-saudi-aramco (Photo:...

2011-12-06 14:15:00

PORT ARTHUR, Texas, Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Port Arthur area officials and BASF FINA Petrochemicals LP executives today celebrated the 10 year anniversary of the BASF FINA Petrochemicals operation, home to one of the world's largest single train naphtha steam crackers. Since operations began in 2001, the site has produced more than 34 billion pounds of products that are essential chemical building blocks for many consumer and industrial goods. "We are very proud to recognize this...

2011-09-14 11:30:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless is turning on the world's most advanced wireless network in 26 additional cities and expanding its network in San Francisco, Indianapolis and Cleveland/Akron on Thursday, Sept. 15, bringing the blazingly fast speed of 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) to a total of 143 markets across the United States. Consumers and businesses can choose from 11 4G LTE-enabled devices to connect to the fastest 4G LTE network in the country,...

2011-08-01 13:30:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. and HOUSTON, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BASF Corporation and Total Petrochemicals USA, Inc., (TPI) today announced a change in ownership of the Sabina Petrochemicals LLC joint venture that operates one of the world's largest C4 complexes, which is located in Port Arthur, Texas. Shell Chemical LP, will exit the joint venture, effective Aug. 1, 2011. As of this date, BASF and Total Petrochemicals will be the sole partners in Sabina with 60:40 ownership shares. BASF...

2011-01-24 10:26:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Endicott Biofuels, LLC (EBF) has signed an agreement with KMTEX Ltd. (KMTEX) to construct a 30-million gallon-per-year biorefinery in Port Arthur, Texas, that will employ EBF's proprietary technology for the production of high-purity G2 Clear(TM) biodiesel. KMTEX will host EBF as well as provide certain construction and operational services. Equity funding will come from Haddington Ventures, LLC, and construction is expected to begin in late January...

2010-02-11 16:40:00

PORT ARTHUR, Texas, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Motiva extended its thanks to Port Arthur and surrounding communities for their continued support of its Port Arthur Refinery expansion project yesterday with a "topping-off" ceremony. Motiva employees, community members, local businesses and government officials gathered at the refinery to see progress being made on the expansion. Motiva leadership thanked the community for its support and local business owners discussed the project's impact on...

2010-02-11 09:00:00

PORT ARTHUR, Texas, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Motiva extended its thanks to Port Arthur and the surrounding communities for their continued support of its Port Arthur Refinery expansion project yesterday with a "topping-off" ceremony. Motiva employees, community members, local businesses and government officials gathered at the refinery to see the progress being made on the expansion. Motiva leadership thanked the community for its support and local business owners discussed the impact...