Technical Tours

Choose from three exciting technical tours to enhance your ACE 2016 experience and industry knowledge!

Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) Technical Tour

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 • 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (noon)

Ticket required. Cost $30

Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corporation, has been a part of the Louisiana business community since 1966. OxyChem is committed to conducting business in a manner that safeguards employees, protects the environment, benefits neighboring communities and strengthens regional economies.

OxyChem’s Taft plant in St. Charles Parish produces chlorine, caustic soda and caustic potash – essential building blocks for life-enhancing products, including safe drinking water, wastewater treatment, pharmaceuticals, soaps and detergents, and pulp and paper.

This tour will consist of a guided windshield tour within the manufacturer’s complex, including a visit to one of the facility’s “state of the art” control rooms, where you will receive an overview of the manufacturing complex and associated environmental controls and operations.  To enter the plant, participants must possess a valid form of identification, such as a government issued photo I.D., TWIC, passport, etc. for review and verification prior to entry.  Visitors may be required to review safety requirements prior to entry to the facility.  Registration is required by June 1, 2016 to attend this tour.  Bus departs at the Hyatt Regency promptly at 9:00 am.

Cornerstone Chemical Company Technical Tour – Cancelled

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 • 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (noon)-

Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans, Louisiana: Inside the East Bank Wastewater Treatment Plant Technical Tour

Thursday, June 23, 2016 • 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (noon)