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The exhaustion epidemic: Mitigating fatigue-related hazards

Blame it on Thomas Edison. His invention of the light bulb some 140 years ago led to a monumental shift in cultural norms, and average sleep times declined from nine to seven hours or...

Key maritime attorneys join Jones Walker

Key attorneys from maritime law firm Fowler Rodriguez—including trial lawyer George  Fowler III—have joined Jones Walker's New Orleans, Houston and Miami offices. Fowler, Edward LeBreton III, Luis Llamas, Luis Enrique Cuervo, Michael McCoy, Santiago Padilla,...

The final environmental impact review is in on Driftwood LNG

Tellurian Inc. cleared another hurdle last week as U.S. federal regulators issued a positive environmental review for its Louisiana project. The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued the final environmental impact statement for Driftwood...

ABC Pelican names 2019 Board of Directors

Donn Peterson of GROUP Industries has been named 2019 chairman of the Pelican Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors. Peterson is vice president of business development at GROUP, a full-service heavy industrial contractor specializing...

Haynesville shale set to surpass 2011 gas output record

Natural gas production in Louisiana will soon reach record heights, the Oil & Gas Journal reports, thanks to an outstanding resurgence of the Haynesville shale play. Research from Rystad Energy—and independent energy research and business...

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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