Placid Refining Co. selects Beadle manager

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South
Robert Beadle

PORT ALLEN - Company officials at Placid Refining Company LLC recently announced the promotion of Robert Beadle to the position of Refinery Manager of its Port Allen facility.

Beadle, a mechanical engineering graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, joined Placid in 1998 and served as Placid's Engineering Manager prior to being named to his new position.

"Throughout his 16 years with Placid, Rob has demonstrated great leadership and developed a keen knowledge of all aspects of our refinery operations," said Vice President and General Manager Keith Passman.

Placid Refining Company LLC is an independent, privately held petroleum refining company located in Port Allen directly across the Mississippi River from Baton Rouge.

The refinery produces a full range of transportation fuels, which are distributed across the southeastern United States, from Louisiana to Virginia.

Placid, which refines approximately 60,000 barrels of crude oil per day, is a major supplier of gasoline and diesel to the Baton Rouge area.

Approximately 300 employees and contractors work at the refinery.