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Westlake Chemical considers PVC, ethylene expansions

Westlake Chemical is scoping expansion opportunities to meet growing demand for construction staple polyvinyl chloride and possibly increasing its internal ethylene production, reports S&P Global. CEO Albert Chao said during the company's Q1 2021 earnings...

Cheniere LNG delivers non-carbon LNG cargo from Louisiana facility

Cheniere Energy Inc. LNG announced that it has delivered a carbon-neutral cargo of LNG to Royal Dutch Shell Plc from its Sabine Pass Liquefaction facility in Cameron Parish, reports Nasdaq. The Sabine Pass liquefaction and export...

Protestors can challenge Louisiana pipeline law, judge rules

A federal judge has ruled that protesters arrested during a protest against pipeline construction may continue their challenge of a Louisiana law carrying a possible five-year prison sentence for trespassing, reports the Associated Press. But...

Environmental fight pauses critical pipeline for Louisiana

The planned construction of the Diamond Pipeline extension to connect with the Capline Pipeline reversal is taking a pause amid political negotiations and accusations of environmental racism in Memphis, reports S&P Global. The goal of...

’10/12 Industry Report’ webcast: How quickly should Louisiana adapt to the changing energy landscape?

Change is undoubtedly coming to the energy sector, so how quickly should Louisiana adapt? That’s the question that was posed by both Scott Angelle, former director of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement for...

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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...
Change is undoubtedly coming to the energy sector, so how quickly should Louisiana adapt? That’s the question that was posed by both Scott Angelle, former director of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement for the U.S. Department of the Interior, and Loren Scott, who leads his eponymous economic consulting...

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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 May 1, 2021. Second line...

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