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CEO: Bollinger got lean, politically involved in the wake of a downturn

Bollinger Shipyards’ history of resilience was put to the test in the aftermath of the 2014-15 oil market plunge. Declining prices and the market...

Lori LeBlanc named LMOGA’s first female executive

Lori LeBlanc has been named vice president of the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association—the first female to hold a leadership position in the...

T. Baker Smith makes first acquisition

In its first-ever acquisition, Houma's T. Baker Smith has acquired Naismith Marine Services Inc., a hydrographic, geophysical surveying and environmental firm based in Rockport,...

In case you missed it: Our five most popular reads from 2019

Can Louisiana handle $32 billion in construction projects from now through 2022? Who's joining the race for deepwater ports? Which Louisiana industrial service firms...

Drax Biomass names new Louisiana executive

Drax Biomass Inc. has a new executive running the company's U.S. biomass operations from Louisiana. Senior Vice President Matt White joins the company from Select...

Louisiana engineering firms bring home 13 excellence awards

Thirteen engineering projects performed by Louisiana-based engineering firms have been awarded 2019 Engineering Excellence Awards by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Louisiana. Forte...

Fast and furious: Meet seven Louisiana industrial firms that are among the quickest-growing in...

Success can come in various forms, but most of Louisiana’s fastest growing private companies share a common strength born out of adversity. A couple...

Heo takes the helm of Gulf Island Fabrication

Gulf Island Fabrication Inc. has new leadership. Richard Heo has been named president and CEO, replacing Kirk Meche, who annnounced in October he was retiring....

Dallas Cowboys owner eyes $1 billion deal for Louisiana shale assets

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones’ Comstock Resources is in talks to buy Chesapeake Energy Corp’s Haynesville shale assets in Louisiana, Reuters reports. A deal could...

New Orleans native takes top post at Houston’s Energy Corridor District

A New Orleans native is now at the helm of the Energy Corridor District, a management district in west Houston that's home to the...

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