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Toolbox Talks: Compliance does not equal safe

As crazy as this picture looks, if we are just focusing on compliance, this guy is in pretty good shape. He has his gloves, safety shoes, and a hardhat, but is probably missing eye...

New catalyst blending plant coming to Lacassine

Lacassine Operating Company is building a catalyst blending plant in Lacassine to serve oil refineries around the world. The $12.5 million facility will be the anchor tenant of the Lacassine Rail Terminal operated by Rail...

14 ABC Pelican companies named national ‘top performers’

Associated Builders and Contractors has released its 2019 Top Performers lists, and 14 ABC Pelican member companies are on it. The annual list recognizes ABC member contractors’ achievements in safety, quality, diversity and project excellence...

A record six supertankers keep Louisiana Offshore Oil Port busy

Medium-sour crudes from the U.S. Gulf of Mexico are being snapped up by overseas buyers, paving the way for a record six supertankers to load at the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port in a matter...

Sasol begins production of ethylene oxide

An ethylene oxide production facility is now online at Sasol's Lake Charles Chemical Project. The announcement comes a month after the company's ethylene glycol at the same site also achieved beneficial operation. The combined EO/EG...

My Toughest Challenge: James ‘Pepper’ Rutland

Position: President and CEO, overseeing 30 branch offices throughout the United States and in  four countries Company: MMR Group What They Do: MMR is an industry...

My toughest challenge: Jerry Dunn

Position: Vice president and general manager of the Lake Charles Manufacturing Complex, the sixth largest refining facility in the U.S. Company: CITGO What They Do: Refine, transport and market...
It’s been more three years since former CEO of Cheniere Energy Charif Souki and former COO and executive director of BG Group Martin Houston joined forces in forming a new midscale natural gas liquefaction and export company called Driftwood LNG. Their vision: an LNG production and export terminal on 800...

PROJECT TRACKER

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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 November 1, 2018. Second line...

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