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Lafayette company’s dealings in Ukrainian gas making headlines

Lafayette's Louisiana Natural Gas Exports Inc. is making headlines for its dealings in Ukrainian gas. Last week, Time.com published a story later confirmed by Politico that federal prosecutors had probed Energy Secretary Rick Perry's efforts...

New owner of Magnolia LNG asks feds for 5-year extension

Units of Glenfarne Group LLC and Kinder Morgan Inc have asked federal regulators for five more years to complete the Magnolia LNG export plant and associated gas pipeline expansions, Reuters reports—citing filings made available...

Tight commodity markets could be squeezed by delayed petrochem startups

Delayed startups at Louisiana chemical plants caused by downed transmission lines in the wake of Hurricane Laura could squeeze several markets that are already tight, an Independent Commodity Intelligence Services, or ICIS, analysis indicates. All...

Louisiana Offshore Oil Port suspends tanker offloading

The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port has suspended tanker offloading at its offshore marine terminal as Tropical Storm Sally approaches the Gulf Coast. In a statement posted online, the facility—the single largest point of entry for...

Cothran named COO of Louisiana LNG developer

Brian Cothran has joined Venture Global as chief operating officer. The appointment is key, as the company is developing three LNG facilities in Louisiana, for a total capacity of 50 MPTA. Cothran brings more than two...

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My Toughest Challenge: Bill Fenstermaker

Bill Fenstermarker Chairman/CEO, C.H. Fenstermaker & Associates Inc., Lafayette WHAT THEY DO: Engineering, survey/mapping and environmental firm offering a combination of services to a variety of markets...

My Toughest Challenge: Kyle J. Remont of RED Group in New...

Position: President Company: RED Group, New Orleans What They Do: Specialize in control systems design and integration, industrial IT consulting and industrial control systems security. RED...
What just years ago seemed like a far-out concept now plays a central role in Louisiana’s manufacturing space. The gathering, manipulation and extrapolation of data via smart facilities, digitization and the Internet of Things (IoT)—aka Industry 4.0—is rapidly gaining a foothold among petrochemical owners. Some plants are taking a leadership...

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10/12 Industry Report tracks the status of announced or proposed industrial projects in south Louisiana since Jan. 1, 2014, with projected capital investment of $25 million or more. The top map indicates projects estimated at $250 million or more; the map below it, those between $25 million and $250 million. Data is current as of January 1, 2020. Second line...

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