St. James Parish
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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.
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.
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.
At $750 million, initial phase includes highest-performing direct reduced iron plant in the world and 150 new direct jobs.
New methanol facility in St. James Parish will result in over 430 new direct and indirect jobs.