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Louisiana is the nation’s No. 3 employer of chemical engineers

Louisiana ranks No. 3 in the nation for the number of chemical engineers it employs—just behind Texas and California. But according to a recent report from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics,...

LNG’s road is rockier, but focus is on 2025 demand

No one could have predicted that a trade war would ensue between the U.S. and LNG’s biggest customer. But Jason French, vice president of government and public affairs at Houston-based Tellurian Inc., notes the...

Chevron exec: Future is now as offshore, inshore demands intensify

Chevron Senior Executive Kimberly McHugh says the pace of technology is accelerating as extracting oil from Texas and Louisiana shale plays gets more difficult and offshore oil seeks to do more with less. McHugh, who...
Stevens Tanker Division

Water, frac sand hauler for Louisiana drilling operations shutting down today

A trucking company that hauls water and frac sand to oil and gas drilling operations in Louisiana and three other states is shutting down its tanker division today. Stevens Tanker Division will cease all operations...

My Toughest Challenge: Korey Kimball

Position: Senior manager overseeing the project management division at the New Iberia operations facility Company: Bayou Companies What They Do: Provide a complete line of pipeline...
Pepper Rutland MMR

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...
Seven Louisiana industrial services companies have made the Inc. 5000, the magazine's annual guide to the 5,000 fastest-growing privately held companies in the U.S. Louisiana has 37 companies on the list this year. The highest overall ranking Louisiana firm was Flexicrew Technical Services, a technical and professional talent recruiting firm,...

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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