Green River Star -

By David Martin

Mine purchase finalized


September 6, 2017

Genesis Energy L.P. announced Friday it completed its acquisition of the Tronox Alkali mine west of Green River.

“We’re expecting business as usual,” Dave Caplan, director of corporate communications for newly-formed Genesis Alkali, said. “We’re excited to begin our new journey with Genesis.”

According to a corporate press release issued Friday, the mine was purchased for $1.325 billion.

The mine is the world’s largest producer of natural soda ash, which is used in a number of commercial and industrial products, including glass and detergent.

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