Daily Archive: Thursday, April 20, 2017

Exxon Mobil plans multi-billion dollar plant near Texas Gulf

PORTLAND, Texas (AP) — Exxon Mobil Corp. and a Saudi partner plan to build a multi-billion dollar petrochemical plant near the Texas coast, Texas’ governor said Wednesday. The project will be a venture involving Exxon and Saudi Arabia Basic Industries Corp. Exxon officials have said it’ll be among the largest ethane steam cracker plants in

Son of world’s oldest person dies at 97

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The son of a woman believed to be the oldest person in the world died at their home Wednesday in Jamaica at the ripe old age of 97. Harland Fairweather, who had recently been ill but had seemed to recover, awoke saying he felt dizzy and then deteriorated over the course of