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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...

Exxon’s Moncada elected first female chair of Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association

ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Refinery plant manager Gloria Moncada has been elected the first female chairwoman of the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association in...

Post-Katrina promise of oil money didn’t live up to expectations

In 2006, a year after hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated New Orleans and the Gulf Coast, the U.S. government struck a deal to give...

DEQ using drone technology to monitor the Louisiana skies

Jason Smith has flown more than 60 missions with a single drone since the 2017 creation of Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality’s Unmanned Aircraft...

In the wind: At Michoud, LM Wind Power taps into a growing market

LM Wind Power had already forged several crucial alliances by the time it unveiled its new Technology Center for the Americas in New Orleans...

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