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Entergy donates $122,000 to SWLA Economic Development Alliance to retain business, attract new industries

Entergy Louisiana announced last week that it has donated $122,000 to the Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance to help fund initiatives around retaining businesses and jobs and attracting new companies and industries to the area,...

ExxonMobil, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries form carbon capture technology alliance

ExxonMobil announced last week that it has joined forces with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to deploy MHI’s leading CO2 capture technology as part of ExxonMobil’s end-to-end carbon capture and storage (CCS) solution for industrial customers. The joint...

DOI targets oil and gas flaring in latest action

The Interior Department last week proposed rules to limit methane leaks from oil and gas drilling on public lands, the latest action by the Biden administration to crack down on methane emissions. The proposal by...

Rail grant provides $1.5 million for NOPB transloading park

Last week, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced the first projects selected to receive $3 million in grant funding under the Class II and III Rail Infrastructure Improvement Program. As part of the...

Manufacturing activity contraction could signal economic slowdown

An index measuring factory activity shows a contraction for the first time since 2020, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s index of manufacturing activity released last week A contraction could be a signal of...

English chemical company adding Broussard facility to supply product for PPE manufacturing

England-based company Aquaspersions is building a facility in Broussard to supply SafeSource Direct and other U.S. companies with chemicals used to produce personal protective equipment, reports the Lafayette Daily Advertiser. The company, based in Halifax,...

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It represents a monumental shift in mindset. Owners in the industrial space are no longer digging in their heels in resistance to a changing global energy dynamic.  Instead, they are preparing for the inevitable “energy transition.” Along the way, they’re discovering real job-creating potential in a brave new environmentally conscious world. With...

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