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API’s Sommers lauds Louisiana’s resilience during Southern Energy Conference

Mike Sommers, president and CEO of the American Petroleum Institute, says Louisiana is probably the toughest state in the nation. “You’ve made it through...
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First tanker since Hurricane Delta arrives at Cameron LNG

The first liquefied natural gas tanker since Hurricane Delta arrived last Tuesday at Cameron LNG's export plant in Hackberry, according to Reuters. The U.S. Coast...

Kinder Morgan gets thumbs up for Acadiana pipeline project

Kinder Morgan Inc. has received FERC approval to begin construction of the company's proposed Acadiana natural gas pipeline project in Louisiana, Reuters reports. The $143 million...

ExxonMobil plans layoffs but maintains faith in fossil fuels

ExxonMobil plans to lay off an unspecified number of employees as low oil prices force the company to delay major projects, Chief Executive Officer...

Proposed ban on federal offshore oil leases spurs attacks from LMOGA, Garret Graves

Louisiana’s oil and gas industry and U.S. Rep. Garret Graves are criticizing a new proposal introduced by House Democrats this week that would end...

LNG limbo: New projects slam the brakes as long-term contracts vanish

Any new LNG investment in Louisiana will likely remain in limbo until at least 2022, as the uncertainty of COVID-19 and availability of competitively...

Calcasieu Ship Channel remains blocked to LNG vessels, deep draft traffic

A rock barge remains submerged in the Calcasieu Ship Channel, blocking all vessels but those with a certain draft depth, Natural Gas Intelligence reports. The...

$240M solar energy manufacturing facility proposed for West Baton Rouge

A San Francisco-based firm has filed an advanced notice with Louisiana Economic Development for a new solar energy manufacturing facility to be built in...

November Gulf of Mexico sale reverts to 10-year leases for certain depths

A federal oil lease sale in November will be the first in a decade to offer 10-year leases at some depths in the Gulf...

Phillips 66 Lake Charles refinery is back in operation

Phillips 66 has restarted its 260,000 barrel-per-day refinery in Lake Charles after completing repairs in the wake of Hurricane Laura, Reuters reports. The refinery was...

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