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Top industry stories of 2020

A litany of tumultuous events turned 2020 into a very bipolar year. Few in south Louisiana’s industrial sector escaped the fallout from the COVID-19...

Top stories of 2020

A litany of tumultuous events turned 2020 into a very bipolar year. Few in south Louisiana’s industrial sector escaped the fallout from the COVID-19...

Venture Global project ahead of schedule

Construction of the Venture Global LNG plant at Calcasieu Pass is ahead of schedule and cargoes for a second project will be fully contracted...

Port NOLA eyes property for new container terminal

The Port of New Orleans could soon begin the due diligence process for a potential $1.5 billion multimodal container terminal to serve the largest...

T. Baker Smith CEO receives Legacy Award

Kenneth “Kenny” Smith, president and CEO of engineering firm T. Baker Smith in Houma, is the recipient of its annual Legacy Award, reports ENR...

Global industrial spending tied closely to second COVID wave

The challenges of 2020 didn’t cause the large-scale project cancellations that many feared. Rather, industrial owners shifted their projects to the right of the timeline...

Lexicon Fabricators and Constructors acquires Louisiana company

Lexicon Fabricators and Constructors has acquired Steel Fabricators of Monroe to expand its national presence. The 130 Louisiana employees will join the company’s American Institute...

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...

Formosa blames pandemic for major construction delay in St. James

FG LA LLC, a member of the Formosa Plastics Group, announced last week that it will delay major construction activities at its Sunshine petrochemicals...

Industrial capital investment puts Louisiana among states with best economic development

Major capital investment in industrial projects are responsible for Louisiana's recognition this year as one of the nation’s best economic development performances. Area Development magazine...

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