Construction & Design

ExxonMobil shuts down part of refinery for planned work

ExxonMobil Corp. shut a gasoline-producing fluidic catalytic cracker on Friday for planned work at its 502,500-barrel-per-day Baton Rouge refinery, Reuters reports. The firm also plans to shut...

Venture Global secures natural gas deal at Plaquemines LNG

Venture Global LNG has agreed to buy natural gas for its Plaquemines LNG export plant from a unit of Spanish energy company Repsol, Reuters...

Chennault’s $4 million air cargo facility nears completion

Chennault International Airport in Lake Charles is nearing completion of a $4 million facility to service the air cargo sector, reports Air Cargo News. Construction...

ExxonMobil’s $500M polyolefins plant addition on track for startup this year

ExxonMobil’s $500 million addition to its Scenic Highway polyolefins plant is about 75% complete, with startup expected before the end of the year, officials say. The project...

Bechtel completes Train 6 at Sabine Pass LNG facility

Cheniere Energy Partners LP, a subsidiary of Cheniere Energy Inc., announced last week that it had achieved substantial completion of Train 6 at the...

PSC decision clears way for $740 million renewable energy plant

Plans for a $740 million renewable energy plant south of Plaquemine kicked into high gear last week when the Louisiana Public Service Commission approved...

UL Lafayette builds new Solar Energy Lab

A new 4,500-square-foot Solar Energy Lab is under construction at the UL Lafayette solar testing facility at the University Research Park in Lafayette, reports...

Louisiana leads U.S. construction job losses on heels of oil, gas decline

Reuters reports that Louisiana endured the steepest one-year construction employment decline of any state in the U.S. in 2021 with a 15% contraction. That...

Construction mobilizes at 345 MW Ventress Solar site

Lightsource bp has successfully closed on a $533 million multi-project financing package and mobilized construction on its 345 megawatt Ventress Solar project 30 miles...

McDermott lands engineering contract for G2 Net-Zero plant

Baton Rouge-based G2 Net-Zero announced last week that it has awarded a front-end engineering design contract for its net-zero emissions power generation plant in...

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