Oct 2017

Mississippi’s Energy Assets Fuel Energy Awareness Day

Jackson, Mississippi — October 4, 2017 — More than 1,000 students from across the state will learn why Mississippi is a leader in the energy field at Energy Awareness Day, beginning at 9 a.m., October 5 at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum in Jackson. Sponsored by the Mississippi Development Authority’s Energy and Natural Resources Division, the […]
Energy | General | Feb 10

Delta-Energy Group, LLC Locating in Natchez

Jackson (Feb. 10, 2015) —Officials from resource recovery company Delta-Energy Group, LLC announced today the company is locating operations in the former International Paper facility in Natchez, Miss. The project represents a corporate investment of $45 million and will create 91 new jobs. From its Natchez location, wholly owned subsidiary Delta-Energy Natchez, LLC will use its […]

Mississippi: A Reliable Energy State

When making substantial investments in new production or distribution facilities, companies must take a multi-decade view. The world is ever-changing due to technology development, emerging economies and politics, which cause uncertainty for future planning. So naturally, investors are attracted to areas with some predictability, perceived stability and resource reliability. Mississippi, as a reliable energy state, […]

Entergy announces new Transmission Operations Center in Capital City

From: Entergy Mississippi (November 11, 2014) New centralized location represents $23-million investment, houses up to 70 employees JACKSON, Miss. – Entergy is breaking ground on a new $23-million Transmission Operations Center in Jackson that will be one of two twin centers in the corporation’s four-state service area. The 24,775-square-foot building will be a “nerve center” […]

Newpark Drilling Fluids Locating Operations in Summit

Jackson, Miss. (October 15, 2014) — Officials from Newpark Drilling Fluids announced today the company is locating drilling fluid production operations in Summit, Miss. NDF’s new location will allow the company to more easily service the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale, an oil and gas play in southwest Mississippi and Louisiana. The project will create 40 new […]

Philips Lighting Expanding Operations in Tupelo

Tupelo, Miss. (August 7, 2014) — Officials from Philips Lighting announced today the company will be expanding operations at its facility in Tupelo, Miss. The project represents a $2 million investment, and it will allow the company to retain the facility’s existing employees and create 50 new jobs. Philips Lighting, leading global manufacturer of lighting […]

McDermott International Locates at Port of Gulfport

Gulfport, Miss. (May 19, 2014) — Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from the Port of Gulfport and McDermott International announced today the company is locating pipeline finishing operations on the East Pier of the port. The project will create 100 full-time jobs in addition to the longshoremen that will be employed while vessels are at […]

2014 Energy Smart Award Winner Announced

Jackson, Miss. (May 8, 2014) – The Energy & Natural Resources Division of the Mississippi Development Authority announces the selection of Hannah Davis as the winner of the 2014 Energy Smart Award for the Region I Science and Engineering Fair. The event was held recently on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi in […]
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