• CapEx: $550 million
  • Jobs: 110 new (20 direct, 90 indirect), 516 retained, 200 for construction
  • Product: Renewable Diesel
  • Location: Chalmette, St. Bernard Parish / Southeast Region
  • Project overview:
    • Converting a refinery unit idled since 2010 into a renewable diesel production complex
    • Project includes construction of a pretreatment unit that allows Chalmette Refining to create non-fossil feedstocks from soybean and corn oil, as well as other biogenically derived fats and oils.
    • PBF Energy’s Chalmette Refinery, built in 1915, is the largest private employer in the parish.

Company website: ChalmetteRefining.com