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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...

VLS Recovery acquires Tubal-Cain Lake Charles facility

Specialty cleaning and waste processing services firm VLS Recovery has acquired the cleaning and repair division of Tubal-Cain, including its Lake Charles facility. At its...

Shell donates 4K acres of wetlands for stormwater retention

Shell Oil Co. is donating more than 4,139 acres of wetlands to Terrebonne Parish. The land will enable the parish to make needed improvements to...

Intertek Caleb Brett adds laboratory in St. James for inspections, testing

Intertek Caleb Brett, which provides qualitative and quantitative analytical assessment services to the oil and gas, chemical and other commodities markets, is expanding its...

Insight: Is it dangerous to work in industry? Are plants harming the environment?

Have you ever heard someone ask one or both of these questions? Did you feel equipped to discuss the issues, or did you dodge...

Baton Rouge company develops tech to help industry monitor, reduce emissions

In an effort to help industry reduce emissions, a small Baton Rouge business is leading a  team that’s developing technology to monitor industrial flares,...

DEQ: LaPlace chemical plant fails to achieve emissions reduction goal

A LaPlace chemical plant has failed to meet a state order requiring it to curb its release of potentially cancer-causing emissions, The Times-Picayune reports. The...

ITC closure impacts Louisiana petrochemical plants

The reopening of Intercontinental Terminals Co. could end weeks of major disruption in the petrochemical supply chain with ripple effects for Louisiana, the Houston...

Industry leaders praise Trump executive orders

Louisiana industry leaders are praising executive orders signed by the Trump administration last week, which the president says will speed up construction of pipelines...

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