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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...

Louisiana industry works to lower emissions as Trump plans to scrap Obama-era rules

In an effort to boost oil and gas production, the Trump administration is proposing to scrap Obama-era regulations on methane emissions, saying the rules...

Gifford Briggs: Let’s turn the energy/environment rivalry into a partnership

In a recent address, President Donald J. Trump took a bold step and declared America’s dual role as a world leader in the energy...

Inside a Belle Chasse firm’s quest to clean up the longest offshore oil spill...

Behind the cleanup of the longest-running offshore oil spill in American history is the Couvillion Group, a Belle Chasse maritime services firm. The leak started...

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