• February 11, 2020

    Westlake Ethane Cracker

    An inactive Ethane Cracker is being renovated and restarted in Westlake, Louisiana. To date, the restarted plant already has achieved an operating rate of more than 80%, says the site director. https://www.ogj.com/refining-processing/article/14092894/indorama-ventures-commissions-louisiana-ethane-cracker

  • February 10, 2020

    Mardi Gras Safety Tips

    Carnival Season is here!!  Mardi Gras is going to be kicking into full gear starting this week! Make sure you and your loved ones are prepared if you’re joining the crowd. 

  • February 7, 2020

    UP Goes Red for Women

    UP supports Going Red for Women! Heart disease and stroke will impact the lives of 1 in 3 women, and cardiac incidents are on the rise for women in their twenties. Wearing red today on National Wear Red Day will …

  • February 6, 2020

    National Wear Red Day – Tomorrow

    ***WEAR RED TOMORROW*** National Wear Red Day is the first Friday in February where many people wear red to show their support for the awareness of heart disease. Not only is it about spreading awareness, but it’s about women making …

  • February 5, 2020

    YCI Methanol Expansion

    We love seeing our client sites expanding!  YCI Methanol’s $1.85 billion grassroots methanol plant is now under construction in St. James Parish and scheduled to be fully operational in late 2020.  https://www.ogj.com/refining-processing/petrochemicals/article/14075404/contract-let-for-louisiana-methanol-complex

  • February 4, 2020

    Safety Quote – Allen Abshire

    Allen is an Electrical & Instrumentation Coordinator at Valero in Port Arthur, Texas. He’s been employed with UP since 2008. We appreciate all that he does to ensure safety in the workplace. Thank you, Allen! Allen is an Electrical & …

  • February 3, 2020

    Hot Jobs Alert!

    We have a few hot jobs at the moment that we are quickly trying to fill. Please visit our Career Seekers page to view openings and to apply! Happy Monday! 

  • January 31, 2020

    UP’s Dolly Parton’s Challenge

    Today UP’s feeling inspired by the legendary Dolly Parton’s Challenge. Happy Friday! #dollypartonchallenge Today UP is feeling inspired by the legendary Dolly Parton Challenge. Shout out to our amazing employees pictured here. Happy Friday! #dollypartonchallenge Posted by UP Professional Solutions …

  • January 30, 2020

    A.C.E.S. Annual Winner – Tessie Borne

    We are so excited for Tessie Borne, UP’s winner for our annual $1,000 giveaway.  Each year, UP’s Safety Department awards one lucky employee who has submitted one or more safety hazard observations to our A.C.E.S.® program.  Congratulations Tessie! We are …

  • January 29, 2020

    January Birthdays

    Celebrating January birthdays today with a RANDAZZO’S KING CAKE! We hope all of our on-site employees born in January had a wonderful birthday month! And to our two corporate staff members as well – Tiffany Williams & Rita Riley! Thank …