KEEPING GULF COAST INDUSTRY ON TRACK
Established in 2007, Rail Logix, a privately owned rail yard operator, is seeking to be the fastest-growing inter-modal developer by building multiple new rail-served industrial parks on the Gulf Coast. Specializing in the storage, handling and switching of railcars, combined with augmented services such as railcar cleaning, maintenance and transloading for users in the petrochemical, energy, agricultural and logistics industries, Rail Logix delivers flexible, build-to-suit facilities for customers in need of turnkey solutions and world-class service.
LACASSINE OPERATING CO. PLANS LACASSINE, LOUISIANA, BLENDING PLANT
Lacassine Operating Company will invest $12.5 million to construct a catalyst blending plant in Lacassine, Louisiana.
With the new project, Lacassine Operating will create 40 new jobs. Lacassine Operating is a newly formed partner company of Equilibrium Catalyst Inc. Designed to serve oil refineries throughout the world, the catalyst plant will become the anchor tenant of the Lacassine Rail Terminal operated by Rail Logix in Jefferson Davis Parish.
LACASSINE OPERATING CO. ANNOUNCES $12.5 MILLION CATALYST BLENDING PLANT
BATON ROUGE, LA. — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards and Lacassine Operating Company CEO Van Eversull announced the company will invest $12.5 million to construct a catalyst blending plant in Lacassine, Louisiana. Designed to serve oil refineries throughout the world, the catalyst plant will become the anchor tenant of the Lacassine Rail Terminal operated by Rail Logix in Jefferson Davis Parish.
LACASSINE INDUSTRIAL RAIL TERMINAL COULD BRING UP TO 200 JOBS TO JEFF DAVIS PARISH
LACASSINE, LA (KPLC) – It’s not quite finished yet, but a new state-of-the-art Industrial Park in Lacassine is hoping to bring some big business into Jeff Davis Parish.
As development continues, officials say it’s sure to have a great impact in the parish—especially for the farmers.
TOP LEVEL COMPANIES JOIN FORCES TO OFFER HIGH QUALITY TANK CAR CLEANING & REPAIRS
SAN ANTONIO, TX – September 27, 2017 – Rail rolling stock maintenance giant Rescar Companies (Rescar) has signed a deal with The Woodlands-based The CRU Group under which subsidiary CRU Railcar Services will provide tank car cleaning and switching services for Rescar’s new Fast Track location within the Alamo Junction Rail Park in Elmendorf, TX located twenty (20) miles south of San Antonio, TX.
AMERICAS HOTTEST OIL PLAY: THE SOUTHERN DELAWARE BASIN
WEST TEXAS – May 1, 2017 – A recent surge in land valuations amid a buying spree for acreage underscores the economic benefits of drilling in this west Texas region.
HALLIBURTON AND U.S. SILICA BREAK RECORD FOR MOVING LARGEST SAND UNIT IN NORTH AMERICA
HOUSTON – October 13, 2016 – Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL) and U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today the companies have moved a record breaking unit train carrying nearly 19,000 tons of U.S. Silica White® frac sand from Ottawa, Ill., to Elmendorf, Texas.
HALLIBURTON OPENS ELMENDORF SOUTH TEXAS SAND PLANT
HOUSTON – January 13, 2016 – Halliburton officially opened its Elmendorf South Texas Sand Plant with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in early December. It is the largest Halliburton sand facility in the world and represents a $35.7 million investment.
SUPERIOR SILICA SANDS ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF SELF SUSPENDING PROPPANTS PATENTS AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Fort Worth, Texas – January 11, 2015 – Superior Silica Sands LLC (“Superior”) a subsidiary of Emerge Energy Services (NYSE:EMES) is pleased to announce the acquisition of 12 Patents and the Intellectual Property from AquaSmart Enterprises LLC (“AquaSmart”) for their Self Suspending Proppant technology. Superior’s branding of this technology will be established as a “Self-Suspending Sand” or “SSS”. The product brand will be marketed as SandMaxx(TM).
RAIL LOGIX AND SSS ANNOUNCE THE INAUGURAL MONTH OF SSS’ FLAGSHIP TRANSLOAD IN THE HEART OF EAGLE FORD
(Thomson Reuters ONE via COMTEX) – Elmendorf, TX – September 15, 2015 – Rail Logix (Alamo Jct.) and Superior Silica Sands LLC (“SSS”) announce the inaugural month of the new Mega Centre sand transloading facility in Elmendorf, TX. The Alamo Jct. Mega Centre will serve the strong demand for high quality, Northern White silica sand as proppant for the oil and gas industry in the South Texas’ Eagle Ford shale play.
UNIVAR BREAKS GROUND ON NEW OIL & GAS FACILITY IN ELMENDORF, TEXAS
REDMOND, Wash., June 9, 2014 – Univar Inc., a world leader in the distribution of chemistry and related products and services, broke ground on a new 52,000-square-foot facility on 12 acres of land in Elmendorf, Texas, in a ceremony on May 20. The facility, located in the Alamo Junction Rail Park, is currently under construction, and is expected to be fully operational by the end of the year.
CRU OPENS THIRD FRAC SAND TRANSLOADING FACILITY IN SOUTH TEXAS
HOUSTON — CRU Logistics has opened its third frac sand transloading facility in South Texas. The terminal, known as its “light model,” is located at the Alamo Junction Rail Park (a dual-served industrial park) in Elmendorf; placing it within 50 miles of the Eagle Ford’s core counties.
HALLIBURTON COMING TO ELMENDORF
WILLIAM J. GIBBS JR. — Construction continues in the Alamo Junction Rail Park in Elmendorf, as more oil-field services companies establish operations there to be closer to the ongoing oil and natural gas exploration in the Eagle Ford shale. Halliburton in November signed a lease to build a frac sand transload facility on a 20-acre parcel in the park …
ALAMO TUBE CO. DEVELOPING 200-WORKER PLANT TO SUPPLY EAGLE FORD SHALE
Houston-based Alamo Tube Co. says it will develop a 200-employee pipe mill and finishing facility south of San Antonio to produce metal tubing used in oilfields including the nearby Eagle Ford Shale…
NEWLY OPENED RAIL PARK DOUBLES THE RAIL CARS IT PROCESSES
Alamo Junction Rail Park last month doubled the number of rail cars it handled as the newly opened industrial center worked to expand cargo shipments beyond sand and other commodities destined for the Eagle Ford Shale. …
RAIL PARK DEVELOPMENT ON TRACK IN ELMENDORF
Work continues at the Alamo Junction Rail Park (left), a 400-acre master-planned site off Corpus Christi Road in Elmendorf. Part of the Eagle Ford-fueled rail boom, it’s geared for warehousing operations, manufacturing and oil field services such as crude oil storage and shipment, or the storage and shipment of sand used in hydraulic fracturing operations. …
CLASS I-SERVED RAIL PARK TO OPEN IN TEXAS
National Property Holdings L.P. and Rail-Logix Alamo Junction plan to hold a grand opening ceremony tomorrow in Bexar County, Texas, for the Alamo Junction Rail Park. To be served by BNSF Railway Co. and Union Pacific Railroad, the 400-acre, master-planned industrial park aims to attract manufacturing, distribution, transloading and oilfeld service facilities targeting the Eagle Ford Shale and San Antonio region. …
NEW EAGLE FORD RAIL PARK COMING TO BEXAR COUNTY
There’s another new rail park opening in southern Bexar County – part of a railroad boom that’s chasing surging oil and gas production in the Eagle Ford Shale region. National Property Holdings LP has announced plans to build Alamo Junction Rail Park on Old Corpus Christi Road near U.S. 181 inside Loop 1604 on the city’s South Side…
OIL & GAS BOOM 2014:
CREATING A RAIL RENAISSANCE
One of the significant out-growths of America’s nascent Shale oil and gas boom is the subsidiary booms it is creating in other industries. Businesses that either service the oil and gas industries or rely on its end products as feedstock for products of their own are bringing thousands of jobs back from overseas and investing billions of dollars in new domestic infrastructure …
EXXON’S BAYTOWN-US REFINING
POWERHOUSE WITH HUMBLE START
Exxon Mobil’s Baytown, Texas plant, currently the largest operating refinery in the United States, was hit by a fire at its diesel hydrotreating unit on Wednesday. The plant, which now has a capacity to process 560,500 barrels per day of oil, was built by Humble Oil and started production in 1920 with had a capacity of 10,000 bpd …
ALAMO JUNCTION RAIL PARK BEING DEVELOPED ON 400 ACRES
Michael J. Plank, President of National Property Holdings, LP, announced plans today to develop Alamo Junction Rail Park and serve the region’s growing demand for rail-based logistics and warehousing. …
PLANTGISTIX OPENS NEW RESIN PACKAGING SITE IN HOUSTON AREA
BAYTOWN, TX – December 14, 2017 – Logistics firm Plantgistix formally opened its new 330,000 square-foot location in Baytown, Texas, on Dec. 11.The Houston-based firm, which provides in-plant, contract packaging and specialty services to the resin industry, marked the opening with a customer appreciation event and open house.