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Economic Alliance News
New Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos and members of his staff began a statewide introductory tour in Houston on 24 March at the Port of Houston Authority’s Bayport Container Terminal.
The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region had its semi-annual Business Update Luncheon Thursday (March 19).The topic for the lunch was “Texas Economy: What’s Next?” and the featured speakers were Jesse B. Thompson from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and Bryan C. Pipes with S&B Engineers and Constructors, Ltd.
The major expansion of the Panama Canal by 2016 could be a boon for the US petrochemical sector as it prepares to ramp up exports of polymers following a massive wave of ethylene and derivatives capacity coming on line in 2017-2018.