ExxonMobil at full production at aviation lubricants plant
PORT ALLEN - Exxon Mobil Corp. has hit full production at its Port Allen aviation engine lubricants plant.
The company says the plant is part of a $200 million investment to expand the company's chemical and lubricants complex in Baton Rouge.
The 90,000-square-foot lubricants blending, packaging and distribution facility started shipping product worldwide in August after receiving regulatory approvals.
Nancy Carlson, vice president of aviation and marine at ExxonMobil Fuels and Lubricants, said the company anticipates demand for advanced aviation fuels and lubricants will increase 55 percent by 2040.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Pointe Coupee seeing flash flooding from Barry, crews out placing sandbags
Family remembers slain BR activist as police investigates murder
Assumption Parish begins clean-up post Barry
Deaf sign language interpreter, first of his kind in Louisiana, goes viral...
Power outages for some could linger for a few days, Entergy warns