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The Benefits are local, regional, statewide, and beyond

The Port of Lake Providence is a unique port among Louisiana’s network of ports. It is Louisiana’s largest inland port operating as a high-capacity agricultural niche port.

The Lake Providence Port is home to Myriant Technologies’ 392,000 square foot succinic acid production facility

It will be the world’s largest bio-based succinic acid plant, wedding agriculture (biomass), manufacturing, and biotech innovation to produce the succinic acid that serves as a building block in the green production of a variety of materials. The Myriant plant stands as a strong example of rural ecominc growth and job creation.

Myriant Technologies  

Economic progress is in our corner. Let’s keep it going! The Facts are impressive.

The Lake Providence Port if one of the top 20 U.S. inland ports and ships over 1.3 million tons annually. The Port is the largest inland port in Louisiana, and is the second leading Louisiana port in tonnage among the state’s network of inland and coastal ports. The port ranks third in operating revenue.

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LOCAL TEAM. NATIONWIDE RESULTS.

COMMISSIONERS

JAMES A. THOM, IV

PRESIDENT

Term expires 2018

JERRY KING

VICE PRESIDENT

Term ends 2020

FRANCIS X. LENSING

SECRETARY – TREASURER

Term Ends 2015

WALLACE OLIVER

COMMISSIONER

Term Ends 2017

PRINCE ROBINSON

COMMISSIONER

Term Ends 2016

ROGER CLEMENT

COMMISSIONER

Term Ends 2017

EMPLOYEES

W. WYLY GILFOIL

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

LEE DENNY

DEPUTY DIRECTOR

PORT SUPPORT

JAMES C. CRIGLER JR.

PORT ATTORNEY

BUCHART HORN & ASSOCIATES

PORT ENGINEERS

BRYANT HAMMETT & ASSOCIATES

PORT ENGINEERS
“We are proud to maintain a high level of efficiency and productivity and to be an attractive site for private investment.”
WYLY GILFOIL • EXECUTIVE PORT DIRECTOR

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Lake Providence Port Launches New Website

November 20th, 2015|0 Comments

Lake Providence Port is the fastest growing inland port in the whole of the United States. The port has […]

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