Natchez, Miss. – KiOR announced it has decided upon Natchez as the location for the next phase of its project in Mississippi. The company’s Natchez location will be the second of the five biofuel production facilities KiOR announced it would be locating in Mississippi in August 2010.
At the time of the original announcement, KiOR officials initially indicated their first three facilities would be located in Columbus, Newton and southwest Mississippi. The company’s first Mississippi facility is currently under construction in Columbus. In total, the company has committed to invest $500 million and create 1,000 direct and indirect jobs in Mississippi, in which $200 of that million will be invested in Adams County, adding 300 direct and indirect jobs.