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Powered by methanol: An investment surge in Louisiana

When Danish shipping giant Maersk announced in August that its first decarbonized ships would run on green methanol, then ordered a dozen 16,000-TEU container...

LOGA assails Biden administration over lease sale cancellation

Louisiana Oil and Gas Association President Mike Moncla released a statement last week urging the federal government to renew its five-year offshore leasing plan,...

Louisiana lawmakers propose study for wind energy pilot project in Gulf

Louisiana lawmakers want state regulators to study the most cost-effective pathways to complete an offshore wind energy pilot project in the Gulf of Mexico...

Vidalia graphite plant to quadruple in size to supply graphite for electric cars

The Syrah graphite plant in Vidalia is set to quadruple in size to supply electric vehicles, backed by millions in federal loans, reports NOLA.com. A...

Plug Power, Olin to establish green hydrogen plant in St. Gabriel

Plug Power Inc. of Latham, N.Y., and Olin Corp. of Clayton, Mo., signed a memorandum of understanding April 29 to create a joint venture...

GNO Inc. partners with RWE in wind power infrastructure initiative

GNO Inc. is partnering with a German-based RWE, one of the largest wind energy companies in the world, to develop the infrastructure needed to...

Mike Strain plugs carbon capture as climate change fix

Rising global temperatures could damage crop production, reports the Associated Press, but farmers also need domestic oil and gas production to increase, Louisiana’s agriculture...
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Why U.S. oil companies aren’t rushing to increase production

Oil and gasoline prices continue to climb, and energy company profits are surging. President Biden, who came into office promising to reduce the use...

Louisiana electric vehicle battery project in line for $107M federal loan

The U.S. Department of Energy has offered Syrah Technologies a “conditional commitment” for a $107 million loan to expand its capacity to produce materials...

ExxonMobil sees carbon capture market at $4 trillion by 2050

ExxonMobiil estimates there will be a $4 trillion market by 2050 for capturing carbon dioxide and storing it underground, the company said in a...

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