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Correcting course: Ignore the shadow that 2018 cast over LNG. The long-term demand remains.

In some ways, nothing has changed in the liquefied natural gas market. Proponents still expect unparalleled global demand and a significant supply gap over the next 10 to 15 years to necessitate a second,...

ICYMI: ‘A wake-up’ call in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE IS not a predictable site for future investment. That was the message from ExxonMobil after the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board rejected two of the company’s Industrial Tax Exemption Program requests...

The big picture: World domination

IN GEISMAR With the completion of Shell’s $700 million Tiger A04 project, Geismar is now home to the largest alpha olefins producer in the world. At its Geismar Chemical Plant in south Louisiana—already the top...

Damage control: When a disaster becomes public, here’s how to get the message right

Fires, environmental threats, explosions, leaks or even shifts in public opinion can thrust an industrial owner into the media spotlight faster than you can say “Deepwater Horizon.” Owners can no longer afford to stay...

Southland Steel investing $18 million in expansion

Southland Steel Fabricators Inc. is expanding to a second Louisiana site, creating new fabrication and coating lines with a $18 million capital investment at the former Bradken foundry in Tangipahoa Parish. The Greensburg-based company’s expansion will...

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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