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Merger for Lafayette’s troubled Knight Oil Tools creates new full-service rental firm

A private equity-backed merger involving a Lafayette oilfield services company has created a new Houston-based company that is being touted as one of the...

Prep work for sixth LNG train at Sabine Pass begins soon

Work is about to begin on a sixth liquefied natural gas train at Sabine Pass in Louisiana. Cheniere Energy Inc. of Houston will pay Bechtel...

LSU is a key player in a new effort to improve industry resilience

A trait born out of necessity, Louisiana residents are nothing if not resilient. Countless times, they’ve faced down storms, then tackled the arduous task of...
John Engquist

John Engquist leaving CEO position at H&E Equipment Services, replacement named

Longtime H&E Equipment Services CEO John Engquist is stepping down from his position to serve as executive chairman of the company’s board, H&E announced this...

Industrial construction will boost Baton Rouge economy over next two years

Renewed activity in the industrial construction sector is expected to help boost the Baton Rouge metro area economy in the coming two years, contributing...
Megaprojects

Megaprojects: Lessons learned

Keith Ackley of Jacobs Engineering gave attendees at the recent Downstream Conference & Exhibition in Galveston a painful gut check concerning industrial megaprojects. The vice...
Brown & Root Corpus Christi

Brown & Root opens facility in Corpus Christi

Brown & Root Industrial Services has announced the opening of a new regional operations center in Corpus Christi, Texas. Located on approximately 2.5 acres, the...
Shintech

Shintech investing $1.49 billion in Plaquemine expansion

Gov. John Bel Edwards and Shintech Louisiana LLC announced today the company will invest $1.49 billion to develop a new production facility and expand...

New ITEP rules clear another hurdle

The Louisiana Board of Commerce and Industry approved the state’s changes to the Industrial Tax Exemption Program today, which were supported by business and...

Strong petrochemical market igniting growth for St. Gabriel company

Heat exchange repair and fabrication company GEO Heat Exchangers is expecting 2018 to be the hottest sales year in its 21-year history. The company anticipates...

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