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Tellurian contemplates scaling back Driftwood

Tellurian Inc. is considering changes to its Driftwood LNG export project in Louisiana that could significantly reduce overall costs for the first phase, Reuters reports. The company did not provide details on the cost cuts,...

Magnolia LNG plans unknown as KBR drops most of its energy projects

Engineering and construction firm KBR Inc., which has a contract for the Magnolia LNG project in Louisiana, is dropping most of its liquefied natural gas construction and other energy projects. Reuters reports the Houston company...

Hydraulic fracturing company plans 273 Louisiana layoffs

A hydraulic fracturing company that has filed for bankruptcy plans to lay off 273 Louisiana workers. BJ Services has notified the Louisiana Department of Labor of the impending layoffs in Shreveport, planned for Aug. 2....

Output from fire-damaged unit at Sasol’s Lake Charles delayed to October

A unit damaged by fire this year at Sasol's troubled Lake Charles Chemical Project won't achieve meaningful output until October. That's a month later than originally planned, Bloomberg reports. The company indicated the last unit to...

Louisiana joins Dakota Access Pipeline fight

Louisiana is among 18 states filing a joint amicus brief last week arguing against the shutdown of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The briefs come in a case in which U.S. District Judge James Boasberg has...

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My Toughest Challenge: Bill Fenstermaker

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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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