Environmental

LSU Professor Guoqiang Li

Scientists are on the trail of new solutions to oil seepages

As owners go to extraordinary lengths to prevent environmental impacts in their offshore oil and gas operations, science is taking a laboratory-based approach to...
The Water Institute of the Gulf is working at Port Fourchon

What’s the Water Institute of the Gulf doing in Lafourche and Lake Charles?

Anchored by a new building and a renewed sense of purpose, the Water Institute of the Gulf in Baton Rouge is turning its gaze...
The Shell Cougar

Shell Cougar: Sleeping with the fishes

In the early 1980s, the Shell Cougar platform helped define the outer limits of the Gulf of Mexico—a steel monument to human ingenuity and...

Weeks Marine finds growth and diversification in the expanding coastal restoration and LNG markets

A proliferation of coastal restoration projects and LNG facilities has reinvigorated Weeks Marine Inc.’s decades-long presence along the Gulf Coast. Its strategically placed equipment...

While industry is encouraged by regulation postponements, DEQ fears funding cuts might slow permitting

The person leading the EPA’s Region 6 in Dallas is nearly as important to Louisiana industry and the state’s Department of Environmental Quality as...

Honeywell products made in Louisiana are impacting a series of industries

Innovative products manufactured at Honeywell plants in Louisiana are having a global impact—not only on a wide range of industries, but also on the...

Insight: Environmental considerations in project development

Environmental considerations can determine the success or failure of a commercial or industrial project.  They should be carefully evaluated at the earliest planning stages...

Louisiana’s ‘Rigs to Reefs’ program is a win-win for industry the Gulf

While in its essence an environmental solution, the practice of converting offshore platforms into artificial reefs is usually a matter of financial common sense....

For three decades, George Lockhart has found profit in industrial waste transit

For more than three decades now, George Lockhart’s business has been transporting industrial waste. The Livingston Parish businessman can remember when it was a niche...

Infrared cameras detect leaks at industrial sites across the Gulf South. Will they gain...

Thanks to the ingenuity of some early visionaries, the use of infrared technology for leak detection is gaining a foothold at industrial sites in...

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