Baton Rouge’s ExxonMobil opens a new unit

Baton Rouge’s ExxonMobil opens a new unit
Thursday, October 21, 2010 - 3:40pm

Baton Rouge (WVLA)-

ExxonMobil hosted a commissioning ceremony this afternoon to celebrate an expansion project at its north Baton Rouge refinery.

This new expansion will allow the company to produce a new ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel.

In addition to Baton Rouge, refineries in Texas and Belgium were also upgraded as a part of a $1 billion dollar investment to produce a cleaner fuel.

ExxonMobil now produces 6 million more gallons of cleaner burning fuel a day. 2000 local construction jobs were created to complete this expansion.

Tune into NBC 33 News at 5 and 10 p.m. for more information on this story.

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