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    Industrial construction will boost Baton Rouge economy over next two years

    Renewed activity in the industrial construction sector is expected to help boost the Baton Rouge metro area economy in the coming two years, contributing to the addition of 6,000 new jobs in 2019 (+1.5%)...
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    OPEC sees need to keep oil supply deal as demand faces headwinds

    The head of OPEC says the organization needs to keep working with other oil producers to manage global supplies as demand for crude faces “headwinds,” The Houston Chronicle reports. The historic supply deal between Saudi Arabia, Russia...

    LAGCOE 2019 moves from founding city of Lafayette to New Orleans

    LAGCOE is moving its 2019 expo from its hometown of Lafayette to New Orleans. Founded 65 years ago, it is the second largest oil and gas industry trade show in the United States. Organizers say...
    Louisiana industry economy

    The petrochemical industry is booming. Oil prices are rebounding. So why is Louisiana’s economy...

    Like a rock tossed into a pond, the expansive industry in Louisiana has a nearly immeasurable ripple effect on the economy. This is particularly true for state and parish governments, where financial coffers traditionally...
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    [Sponsored Content] Company Spotlight: ISC Constructors LLC

    ISC is an industrial engineering and construction company specializing in comprehensive electrical, instrumentation and controls solutions. Over nearly 30 years, ISC has grown to employ over 2,800 people focused on delivering reliable ser- vices...

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    My Toughest Challenge

    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...

    My Toughest Challenge: Lee Jenkins

    POSITION: Vice president overseeing operations throughout the Southeast and corporate business development COMPANY: Performance Contractors WHAT THEY DO: Provide construction, turnaround and maintenance services to the...

    The Big Picture

    A NEW BREED OF RESTORATION SOLUTIONS The new Terrebonne Biodiversity and Resiliency Projects at Pointe-aux-Chenes and Bayou Terrebonne in coastal Louisiana feature a smaller scale, innovation, partnerships and a new breed of coastal restoration solutions. The two projects represent a private-sector investment of $3.4 million and, once completed, will restore...

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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 August 1, 2018. Second line...

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