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St. James Parish Gets $2.2-Billion Methanol Complex

Formal construction will begin this year at a 1,500-acre Mississippi River site, which will become home to one of the world’s largest methanol production facilities.
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Louisiana Lands $1.25B Wanhua Chemical Complex

The China-based company's new chemical manufacturing complex will create 170 new jobs in St. James Parish, LA. 
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Formosa Petrochemical Considers $9.4B Complex In Louisiana

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.
Shandong Yuhuang

Yuhuang Chemical Announces Investment In Louisiana Methanol Project

First major Chinese foreign direct investment project in Louisiana will create 400 new direct jobs in St. James Parish and result in an estimated 2,700 total new jobs in the Southeast Region.

Nucor Direct Reduced Iron Plant Completed In St. James Parish, LA

At $750 million, initial phase includes highest-performing direct reduced iron plant in the world and 150 new direct jobs.
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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.

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The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
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