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November 2015

Fueling America’s Energy Corridor: Port of Lake Charles Releases Calcasieu Ship Channel Economic Impact Study

By |2019-04-04T20:01:33-05:00November 24th, 2015|2015|

Fueling America’s Energy Corridor: Port of Lake Charles Releases Calcasieu Ship Channel Economic Impact Study Southwest Louisiana is full of visionaries—individuals who see the big picture and inspire us to imagine the best possible version of our community for generations to come. Back in the 1920s, a group of local […]

The Birth of a Louisiana Super Region

By |2019-04-04T20:01:42-05:00November 13th, 2015|2015|

New Orleans has the Super Dome. Louisiana’s got a super economy. In fact, Louisiana has led all Southern states in our annual SB&D 100 ranking each of the last five years in the value of projects announced on a per capita basis. Even more, Louisiana has led all Southern states […]

Sasol delivering on Louisiana First commitment

By |2019-04-04T20:02:33-05:00November 13th, 2015|2015|

  Sasol delivering on Louisiana First commitment Company reports significant progress on its pledge to hire Louisiana workers and use Louisiana contractors, suppliers and vendors for its Southwest Louisiana mega project Westlake, Louisiana – Sasol today released a status update on its $8.9 billion ethane cracker and derivatives complex and […]

October 2015

Dongsung Finetec America LLC

By |2019-04-04T20:02:42-05:00October 27th, 2015|2015|

Lake Charles, Louisiana—October 21, 2015—Dongsung Finetec America LLC, announced today that after more than three years of evaluating the US natural gas markets, it has moved forward with its plans to expand its operations from South Korea. Dongsung Finetec is well established as a world leading force in the development […]

Calcasieu Ship Channel: Economic Impact Study 2017

By |2019-04-04T20:02:52-05:00October 22nd, 2015|2015|

On November 9, 2017, the Lake Charles Harbor & Terminal District released the 2017 update of the Economic Impact Study of the Calcasieu Ship Channel. The Economic Impact Study concludes that the Calcasieu Ship Channel is the main marine transportation corridor and infrastructure for sustained economic development in the SWLA […]

September 2015

Port of Lake Charles Announces Winners Of 18th Annual Rice Cook-Off

By |2019-04-04T20:03:01-05:00September 28th, 2015|2015|

Lake Charles, La.—Sept. 23, 2015—In celebration of September as National Rice Month, the Calcasieu-Cameron Rice Growers sponsored the 18th Annual Rice Cook-Off on Tues., Sept. 22. The Port of Lake Charles hosted the event and sponsored the awards luncheon. Family and Consumer Science students from thirteen area middle schools and […]

August 2015

Port of Lake Charles to Host 18th Annual Rice Cook-Off

By |2019-04-04T20:03:09-05:00August 31st, 2015|2015|

Lake Charles, La.—September is National Rice Month, and in celebration, the Calcasieu-Cameron Rice Growers will sponsor the 18th Annual Rice Cook-Off on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at Brick House Catering in Lake Charles. The contest will begin at 10:30 a.m. with an awards luncheon to follow at 11:30 a.m. The Port […]

July 2015

Barbara McManus Selected President Of Port Board Of Commissioners

By |2019-04-04T20:03:25-05:00July 27th, 2015|2015|

Lake Charles, La.—Barbara McManus, a director of Eagle Federal Credit Union, was recently elected president of the seven-member Board of Commissioners of the Lake Charles Harbor & Terminal District, which operates the Port of Lake Charles. A resident of Lake Charles since 1960, McManus has a bachelor’s in education from […]

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