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Proposed Gulf Coast GTL project, subject to final approval by Shell, would result in 740 new direct jobs; Louisiana Hwy. 70 proposed expansion to accommodate potential project.

Shell Selects Ascension Parish, LA For Potential GTL Facility

Shell Selects Ascension Parish, LA For Potential GTL Facility

Proposed Gulf Coast GTL project, subject to final approval by Shell, would result in 740 new direct jobs; Louisiana Hwy. 70 proposed expansion to accommodate potential project.

Benteler Steel/Tube Break Ground At Port Of Caddo-Bossler In Louisiana

European company’s first U.S. steel facility will result in more than 2,200 direct and indirect jobs in Northwest Louisiana.

COVER STORY: 2013 Business Facilities Rankings Report – Metro And Global Rankings

Baton Rouge tops the field in economic growth potential; China surges into the lead in renewable energy investment. From the July/August 2013 issue.

Cool Planet Energy Systems Announces $168 Million Investment In Louisiana Bio-Refineries

New venture will convert wood waste to gasoline and create nearly 500 new direct and indirect jobs in Alexandria and Natchitoches

AAR Announces 500 New Jobs In Lake Charles, LA

State will establish Aircraft MRO Center of Excellence for aviation training at SOWELA Technical Community College.

Business Facilities In The News: Louisiana’s Business Climate Ranked # 4 In The Nation

Bernadette Lee for 96.5fm KPEL reports, "Today, Business Facilities announced Louisiana’s business climate ranked No. 4 in the nation. Gov. Bobby Jindal’s office says it’s a signal of Louisiana’s role as one of the top destinations for business investment and job creation in America."

Danos Announces New Louisiana Headquarters And Expansion

Energy firm's $30 million capital investment will result in nearly 1,300 new Louisiana jobs.

Methanex Announces New $550 Million Methanol Plant Project In Louisiana

Two relocated Chilean plants will result in more than 1,300 new direct and indirect jobs.

Katoen Natie USA Announces $150 Million Baton Rouge Area Facility

Company will develop two million-square-foot complex, resulting in 210 new direct jobs and 516 new indirect jobs.

South Louisiana Methanol Announces $1.3 Billion Investment

New methanol facility in St. James Parish will result in over 430 new direct and indirect jobs.

Elio Motors Announces Vehicle Manufacturing Facility In Shreveport, LA

The company plans to produce three-wheeled vehicles capable of attaining a highway mileage rating of more than 80 mpg at the former GM plant in Caddo Parish.

COVER STORY: 2012 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

Baxter International's decision to make a $1.3-billion investment in an expansion of its bio/pharmaceutical manufacturing promises to propel the Peach State into the front ranks of national biotech powerhouses. From the January/February 2013 issue.

Two Drax Biomass Projects In Louisiana To Result In 200+ New Jobs

Project producing wood-based pellets near Bastrop for U.K. energy generation will include Baton Rouge shipping facility and total capital investment of more than $120 million.

Benteler Steel To Build Plant At Port Of Caddo-Bossier, LA

European company's first U.S. steel facility will represent a capital investment of $900 million, making it one of the largest industrial projects ever developed in Northwest Louisiana. Nov 5, 2012 @ 4:31PM

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