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Above and beyond: Environmental integrity

The general public does not typically associate the petrochemical industry with environmental mindfulness. On the contrary, much of the descriptive language these days portrays industry as having a reckless disregard for its ecological setting. To dispel these...

Sasol’s polyethylene unit is mechanically complete

The linear-low density polyethylene unit of Sasol's Lake Charles Chemicals Project is mechanically complete, and mechanical completion of the cracker is imminent, a company spokesman tells ICIS. The overall project had reached 91% completion, with...

Industries likely to reap benefits from Mississippi River deepening project

If an Army Corps of Engineers plan to deepen the Mississippi River channel to Baton Rouge moves forward, as appears likely, a variety of industries along the river will undoubtedly benefit. As Baton Rouge Business...

What’s the secret of the best project teams in south Louisiana?

Experience is at the top of nearly everyone’s wish list for the “perfect project team,” but it’s a commodity hard to come by these days. The worker shortage along the Gulf Coast extends beyond...

LOGA: The latest Louisiana drilling report

Get the latest on current drilling activity throughout the Haynesville Shale, both north and south Louisiana land, inland state waters and the Gulf of Mexico in the Louisiana Oil & Gas Association’s drilling report for...

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My Toughest Challenge

My toughest challenge: Richard Harbison

Position: Manager, Lake Charles Manufacturing Complex Company: Phillips 66 What they do: Phillips 66 is a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company. The Lake Charles Manufacturing Complex...

My toughest challenge: Jennifer Vosburg

POSITION: Senior vice president/president COMPANY: NRG/Louisiana Generating WHAT THEY DO: NRG is a Fortune 500 integrated power company with a diverse electric generation portfolio and a retail electricity...

The Big Picture

The Port of New Orleans welcomed its largest container ship ever when the CMA CGM–operated Pusan C, a 9,500 twenty-foot-equivalent unit vessel, called on Oct. 8 at the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal operated by Ports America. The Pusan C set a record as the largest container vessel to call...

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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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