Faces of Industry

My Toughest Challenge: Lee Jenkins of Performance Contractors in Baton Rouge

POSITION: Vice president overseeing operations throughout the Southeast and corporate business development COMPANY: Performance Contractors WHAT THEY DO: Provide construction, turnaround and maintenance services to the...
Executive Moves

Executive Moves across south Louisiana’s industrial corridor [Q2 2018]

Brown & Root William Clouatre has joined the staff of Brown & Root as executive vice president. A 30-year veteran of the construction and EPC...
Andy Dupuy of Brown & Root Industrial Services

Executive Profile: Andy Dupuy of Brown & Root Industrial Services

Andy Dupuy President/CEO, Brown & Root Industrial Services, LLC Age: 62 Hometown: Brusly Education: Brusly High School graduate and some coursework at LSU Starting out as a pipe detailer and industrial...
Seven Louisiana companies and members of the ABC Pelican Chapter won national honors for industrial projects in Associated Builders and Contractors’ 2018 Excellence in Construction Awards

2018 Associated Builders and Contractors Excellence in Construction winners named

Seven Louisiana companies and members of the ABC Pelican Chapter won national honors for industrial projects in Associated Builders and Contractors’ 2018 Excellence in...

Meet south Louisiana’s rising industry talent—all of them under the age of 40

There is talk of “the great crew change” in the oil and gas business, and many companies throughout the petrochemical sector and other heavy...

My Toughest Challenge: Newton Thomas of The Newtron Group in Baton Rouge

Position: Owner Company: The Newtron Group What they do: Headquartered in Baton Rouge, The Newtron Group is one of the largest privately owned specialty industrial construction companies in the...

The Exxon women in charge

In January, Gloria Moncada became the first-ever female manager of ExxonMobil’s refinery. But the firsts ended there, as women are no longer a rarity...

Rise of propane ignites Vacherie Fuel’s return to prominence

The notion of running his own company entered the mind of Albert “Allie” Waguespack III some three years ago while looking for ways to...

My Toughest Challenge: Johnny Chavez Jr. of Dow Chemical Co. in St. Charles

Position: Vice president and site director, St. Charles operations Company: The Dow Chemical Company What they do: Dow’s St. Charles operations comprises a 2,000-acre petrochemical manufacturing complex...

Executive Profile: Jason French, Tellurian Inc./Driftwood LNG

Name: Jason French Position: Vice President of Government and Public Affairs Company: Tellurian Inc./Driftwood LNG Age: 38 Hometown: Houston, Texas Education: Bachelor of Arts, University of Louisville A Texan by birth, Jason French spends most of...

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