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Economist says oil demand has already peaked; prospects better for natural gas, ethylene

There’s no more suspense over when worldwide oil demand will peak, says nationally renowned economist Elliott Eisenberg. That’s because it already happened in 2019. Speaking at the Construction Financial Managers Association’s Trends in Construction Conference...

Oil companies snag 518,000 acres in Gulf of Mexico leases

In the last opportunity for oil companies to bid on federal Gulf of Mexico waters under a Trump administration, the federal government last week leased more than a half-million acres to companies for offshore oil...

Port NOLA CEO honored for ‘bold vision and leadership’

Port of New Orleans President and CEO Brandy D. Christian has been recognized for her work with the World Trade Center's 2020 C. Alvin Bertel Award. The C. Alvin Bertel Award was established in 1967...

New South Carolina facility targets Louisiana resin pellets

Resin pellets from Louisiana could soon be headed to the Port of Charleston in South Carolina. American Shipper reports that A&R Logistics, in partnership with CSX, has opened a 615,000-square-foot facility  targeting high-volume, export-seeking plastics...
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LOGA: Get the latest Louisiana drilling report

Get the latest on current drilling activity throughout the Haynesville Shale, both north and south Louisiana land, inland state waters and the Gulf of Mexico in the Louisiana Oil & Gas Association’s drilling report for...

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My Toughest Challenge: Bill Fenstermaker

Bill Fenstermarker Chairman/CEO, C.H. Fenstermaker & Associates Inc., Lafayette WHAT THEY DO: Engineering, survey/mapping and environmental firm offering a combination of services to a variety of markets...

My Toughest Challenge: Kyle J. Remont of RED Group in New...

Position: President Company: RED Group, New Orleans What They Do: Specialize in control systems design and integration, industrial IT consulting and industrial control systems security. RED...
What just years ago seemed like a far-out concept now plays a central role in Louisiana’s manufacturing space. The gathering, manipulation and extrapolation of data via smart facilities, digitization and the Internet of Things (IoT)—aka Industry 4.0—is rapidly gaining a foothold among petrochemical owners. Some plants are taking a leadership...

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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 January 1, 2020. Second line...

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