Product quality is a top priority at Placid Refinery Company. The refinery's emphasis on quality control is evidenced by Placid 's continued status as a major supplier of military jet fuel to the United States government. Placid Refining Company is an independent, privately owned company located in Port Allen, La., directly across the Mississippi River from Baton Rouge. The refinery produces transportation fuels, which are distributed across the Southeastern United States from Texas to Virginia. The refinery also produces military jet fuel that is used in the United States defense efforts. Its other products include: diesel fuel, commercial jet fuel, heavy fuel oil, liquid petroleum gas and refinery grade propylene.