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Entergy, Diamond Offshore Wind to evaluate Gulf’s potential

Entergy Louisiana, Entergy New Orleans and Diamond Offshore Wind announced last week that they're jointly evaluating the potential development of wind power generation in...

Capital Region plant managers expect steady spending, hiring this year

Plant managers around the region expect production, capital spending and employment to remain mostly steady over the next six months, according to leaders of...

Judge throws out air permits for planned $9.4 billion St. James complex

A Louisiana judge has thrown out air quality permits for a Taiwanese company’s planned $9.4 billion plastics complex in St. James Parish, a rare...

Delfin deal advances Louisiana’s proposed floating LNG port

A floating liquefied natural gas port proposed for offshore Louisiana is gaining new momentum as global demand for gas keeps soaring, pushed higher by...

Tesla eyes lithium hydroxide facility on Gulf Coast

Electric car giant Tesla is evaluating the feasibility of a lithium hydroxide refining facility on the Gulf Coast of Texas, reports CNBC. Tesla said the plant...

Grön Fuels selects critical supplier for Port Allen plant

Grön Fuels has selected Yokogawa Corp. of America as its preferred supplier of automation technology, equipment and services. Grön plans to build a $9.2 billion...

Synthetic rubber manufacturer investing $22M in Geismar facility

Synthetic rubber manufacturer Lion Elastomers has invested $22 million to construct a new multilevel production building housing two new finishing lines at its manufacturing...

ExxonMobil to temporarily shut down portion of Baton Rouge refinery in January

ExxonMobil intends to temporarily shut down a coker and crude distillation unit at its Baton Rouge refinery in January for maintenance, Reuters reports.  The Baton Rouge refinery...

Cargill to upgrade salt mine facility near Breaux Bridge

Cargill, a Minneapolis-based food supplier that operates salt mines in Louisiana, announced last week that it is upgrading its facility near Breaux Bridge to...

Are carbon capture projects worth their weight in tax exemptions?

Louisiana officials over the past week have been touting state incentives for a $198.5 million carbon capture project at an Ascension Parish chemical plant. However,...

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