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Tellurian’s Petronet deal shelved

India's Petronet LNG Ltd has shelved its $2.5 billion investment plan in Tellurian's proposed Driftwood LNG terminal in Louisiana. Petronet CEO Akshay Kumar Singh said last week Tellurian had made no request to extend a...

Ingalls shipyard recruiting Louisiana workers for Navy contract

A day after announcing it had secured a Navy contract worth more than $700 million, Pascagoula’s Ingalls Shipbuilding deployed its talent acquisition team to Louisiana and two other states in its effort to fill...

Shell restarts hydrocracker in Norco

Shell began restarting the second stage of the hydrocracker at its Norco refinery, Reuters reports. Citing sources familiar with plant operations, the news service reported the second stage of the 40,000-bpd hydrocracker was taken out...

Louisiana launching scholarships for adult career training

Adults who want to attend a community or technical college to learn skills needed for construction, logistics, manufacturing or other high-demand fields might soon be able to secure a TOPS equivalent to pay for...

Lake Charles fire partly to blame for ‘worst chlorine shortage the country has ever...

A fire last August in south Louisiana during Hurricane Laura is being blamed in part for creating "the worst chlorine shortage the country has ever seen"—much to the dismay of swimming pool owners, The...

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My Toughest Challenge: Denise DeLaune of Union Carbide

Denise DeLaune has come full circle in the 20 or so years since graduating from LSU with a degree in chemical engineering. Since 1997,...

My Toughest Challenge: Rhoman Hardy of Shell Geismar

A Lake Charles native, Rhoman Hardy began his career in 1988 at Shell’s Taft plant, eventually becoming an electrical engineer there in 1991. Since...
Change is undoubtedly coming to the energy sector, so how quickly should Louisiana adapt? That’s the question that was posed by both Scott Angelle, former director of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement for the U.S. Department of the Interior, and Loren Scott, who leads his eponymous economic consulting...

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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 May 1, 2021. Second line...

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