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Will oil demand plateau in the 2020s? Louisiana leaders say ‘maybe’

Some industry leaders say it’s entirely possible that growing climate change concerns could lead to flattening oil demand in this decade. That’s as alternative...

FLIR makes ‘strategic investment’ in Baton Rouge emissions monitoring tech firm

S&P 500 thermal imaging giant FLIR Systems Inc. has made what it calls a "strategic investment" in a tiny Baton Rouge firm that has...

Audubon Society opposes Commonwealth LNG project in Cameron Parish

Environmentalists are raising concerns that building a new liquefied natural gas export terminal along the mouth of the Calcasieu Ship Channel in southwest Louisiana...

An environmental breakthrough at Shell’s Norco plant

At its chemical plant in Norco, Shell made a technological and environmental breakthrough: It turned hard-to-recycle plastics into high-end chemicals. As part of its ambition...
The Water Institute of the Gulf is working at Port Fourchon

Port Fourchon project moves forward with public/private funding

The Water Institute of the Gulf has received a $500,000 grant through the National Coastal Resilience Fund to move forward with its Port Fourchon...

Harvey Marine now operating five dual-fueled LNG supply vessels

Since launching its first offshore supply vessel powered by liquefied natural gas in 2015, Harvey Gulf International Marine of New Orleans company remains alone...

EPA’s proposed ethylene oxide rules may impact South Louisiana chemical plants

Louisiana chemical manufacturers would be forced to trim their annual emissions of ethylene oxide under an Environmental Protection Agency proposal. The proposed new rules targeting...

Baton Rouge’s Alpha Pump & Equipment soon to be owned by Florida company

Holland Pump Company, an independent specialty pump rental and dewatering solutions provider based in Florida, has acquired Alpha Pump & Equipment, Inc., based in...
Sabine Pass

Feds: Sabine Pass marine berth expansion may impact fish habitat

A proposed marine berth expansion project to boost cargo exports at Cheniere Energy's Sabine Pass LNG has drawn concerns from the National Marine Fisheries...

While expanding Louisiana refinery, Diamond Green begins review for Texas plant

With an expansion already underway at its Norco refinery in Louisiana, Diamond Green Diesel Holdings is initiating an advance engineering and development cost review for...

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