2555 Savannah Avenue
PO Box 712
Port Arthur, TX 77641-0712
(409) 989-7199

Office Hours:
Monday through Thursday
8 am to 4 pm  
Closed on Fridays


O.P.E.R.A. Membership

The O.P.E.R.A. membership is limited to certain groups and/or individiuals within the oil and petrochemical community.

ACTIVE Memberships are:

Employee of:
* Motiva Enterprises
* Flint Hills Resources/Koch Pipeline
* Texaco Inc. (Pipeline, Research, ...Marine)
* Five Point Federal Credit Union ...Employees                                                                                                                       * Huntsman Federal Credit Union ...Employees
* Neches Federal Credit Union ...Employees
* Hughes Security/Pinkerton Employees                                                                                                                              *Ethyl/Afton Corporation                                                                                                                                                   *Texas Petrochemical Corporation

Retiree or Ex-Employee of:
* Motiva Enterprises
* Star Enterprise
* Huntsman Corporation
* Texaco Chemical
* Texaco Pipeline
* Texaco Research
* Texaco Marine

Or the adult son or daughter, of a current or eligible member, is eligible for their own OPERA membership.

ASSOCIATE Memberships are:

Any full time employee (* contractors - see below) of an oil or petrochemical company may be eligible for membership in to the OPERA organization. However, the Associate membership is limited in the number of memberships that are offered. The following is an example of eligible associate members:

- Englobal (previously Petrocon),Total, Premcor, Valero, Chevron Chemical, Exxon-Mobil, BASF, Fina, Dupont, Bridgestone/Firestone etc.

* Also included in the Associate membership category is the "full-time contractors" that work within Motiva Enterprises, Flint Hills Resources or Huntsman facilities only. Inspection and Test (I&T) contractors are not eligible.

Call or email the OPERA Office if you should have any questions (409-989-7199 / opera@motivaent.com).

Annual Membership Dues

ACTIVE annual OPERA membership dues are $36.00. ASSOCIATE OPERA annual membership dues are $48.00. All membership dues are due on January 1st of each year. DUES ARE "NOT" PRORATED so these amounts are dues regardless of what month you join.

Sub - Clubs:
In addition to the OPERA annual membership fee, members may select to join one or more sub-clubs.

The Sub-Club annual fees for membership O.P.E.R.A. are the same fee for Active and Associate members alike.

- Fishing Club $15.00 annually (January - December).
- Softball Club $15.00 annually (January - December).
- Boat Launch $15.00 annually (January - December) + a one-time deposit of $5.00 for the entry system fob is required upon signing up for the Boat Launch Club.

Your annual OPERA dues payment of $36/$48 is used for the following:
To operate and maintain an office support site. Motiva Enterprises provides OPERA with an office space which includes telephones and various office furnishings. Office expenses are office employee salary, taxes, office equipment, accounting services, postage, newsletters, statements, printing, and all member activities and/or events.

In addition, dues payments pay for insurance, some of the maintenance at the boat launch and fishing club, and any unexpected costs such as damages to fences, roads, chemicals for weeds, etc.