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Exports delayed from Cameron LNG

Loadings of liquefied natural gas cargoes from Sempra Energy's $10 billion Cameron export terminal in Louisiana have been delayed after the first cargo from the project was exported last month to start up operations,...

Air Liquide, Marathon Petroleum sign long-term supply agreement

Air Liquide has signed two long-term supply agreements with Marathon Petroleum Company for a total of up to 900 tons per day oxygen for Marathon Petroleum’s Refineries in Louisiana and Texas. The two agreements mark...

Baton Rouge’s ESI acquires Patriot for Texas expansion

Baton Rouge's Environmental Specialties International, which provides containment materials used by the oil and gas industry in fracking, has acquired Patriot Environmental of Oklahoma. The acquisition is designed to meet growing demand for ESI's products...

Toolbox Talks: Human performance and behavior-based safety: What’s in a name?

If you hate extra steps, here’s a quick recap: Both Human Performance and Behavior-Based Safety, as originally intended, should look at the behavior of the workers and the influence of the organization. Why did...
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These 9 export-reliant Louisiana parishes face trade dispute threats

Export-reliant local economies have a lot at stake as multiple trade disputes play out between the U.S. and China and Mexico, with nearly a dozen Louisiana parishes positioned to be among those most affected. Nine...
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...

My toughest challenge: Jerry Dunn

Position: Vice president and general manager of the Lake Charles Manufacturing Complex, the sixth largest refining facility in the U.S. Company: CITGO What They Do: Refine, transport and market...
It’s been more three years since former CEO of Cheniere Energy Charif Souki and former COO and executive director of BG Group Martin Houston joined forces in forming a new midscale natural gas liquefaction and export company called Driftwood LNG. Their vision: an LNG production and export terminal on 800...

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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