Port Allen, LA
BP has a major lubricants facility in Port Allen – near the state capital of Baton Rouge – which serves as a regional manufacturing and distribution center for BP Lubricants USA. Workers at the facility blend, package and distribute Castrol motor oil and car care products for sale in the U.S. and for export to markets in the Caribbean, South America, Canada and Mexico.
This 40-acre facility employs over 300 people.
BP now has installed a ThorGuard Lightning Prediction system, this system will sound an alarm 10-15 minutes before lightning strikes allowing time for employees to take cover from potentially deadly lightning strikes.