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inXile Entertainment will establish a video game development studio in New Orleans, LA, creating 50 new direct jobs over the next five years.
Indorama Ventures will invest $175 million to renovate and restart a dormant ethane cracker west of Lake Charles, LA.
With ethane crackers and downstream plants in two phases, Formosa Petrochemical Corp. would create up to 1,200 new direct jobs in St. James Parish, LA.
Lithuania-based Investimus Foris will make a $265 million capital investment to convert an idle biofuels refinery in Grant Parish, LA into an ammonia manufacturing facility, creating 85 new direct jobs.
Brown & Root will establish its corporate headquarters in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with the Brown & Root executive team moving from Houston.
Synthetic lubricants project will create 45 direct jobs, resulting in 389 new indirect jobs in Baton Rouge, Port Allen. Oct 1, 2012 @ 1:28 PM