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Louisiana Survey: See what residents are saying about energy, environment

Findings from LSU’s 2024 Louisiana Survey show that Louisiana residents support expanding fossil fuels and renewable energy resources. In the third and final report from the survey, which polled 511 Louisiana residents over the phone and 540...

Port NOLA announces double digit growth for intermodal rail volumes

The Port of New Orleans and the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad said that their intermodal rail volumes are up more than 15% YTD, when comparing January through May, reports Biz New Orleans. Rail represents...

Port of New Orleans gets $230M for infrastructure projects

Officials with the Port of New Orleans have announced that the Louisiana Legislature has committed more than $230 million to port infrastructure projects, reports WGNO.com. The funding will go toward work on the Louisiana International...

Industrial Fabrics announces $8M Pointe Coupee production facility

Industrial Fabrics Inc., a Baton Rouge-based manufacturer and distributor of geotechnical products, on Thursday announced that it is investing $8 million to establish a new production facility in Pointe Coupee Parish. According to a statement...

Texas to offer 1.1 million acres of offshore tracts for carbon sequestration leases

Texas plans to put 1.1 million acres of state waters and bays along the Gulf of Mexico up for bid, targeting parties interested in carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) projects, reports Offshore Magazine. A total...

Mercuria builds on U.S. gas position with Louisiana investment

Mercuria Energy Group Ltd. has invested in Black Bayou Energy Hub LLC — an early-stage gas storage facility in Louisiana — as the Geneva-based commodity trading house looks to build on its position in...

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