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Powered by methanol: An investment surge in Louisiana

When Danish shipping giant Maersk announced in August that its first decarbonized ships would run on green methanol, then ordered a dozen 16,000-TEU container...

Federal grant supports biopharmaceutical manufacturing in Acadiana

The Acadiana Planning Commission has been awarded a grant to develop biopharmaceutical manufacturing in the Acadiana area, reports KATC News. The grant, a total of...

Louisiana Senate rejects permanent local say for industrial tax breaks

The Louisiana Senate rejected Senate Bill 151 last week, which would have allowed voters statewide to decide whether sheriffs, school boards and parish councils would...

Plug Power, Olin to establish green hydrogen plant in St. Gabriel

Plug Power Inc. of Latham, N.Y., and Olin Corp. of Clayton, Mo., signed a memorandum of understanding April 29 to create a joint venture...

ExxonMobil profits surge despite $3.4B hit from pulling out of Russia

ExxonMobil reported $5.48 billion in profits during the first quarter as oil and gas prices rose steadily, more than doubling its profits compared with...

SLCC grant earmarked for industrial scaffolding, CDL, lineman training

SkillUp, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping displaced workers land in-demand jobs in high-growth industries, has awarded their first nationally-competitive grant of up to...

GBRIA recognizes winners of 2022 Safety Excellence Awards

The Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance announced the winners of its 26th Annual Safety Excellence Awards during an April 14 banquet at the L’Auberge...

Panel to focus on building, maintaining U.S. marine highways

The first education session at this year’s Inland Marine Expo on May 23–25 in St. Louis will be lead in part by Sean Duffy,...

State senator open to compromise over his ITEP proposal

State Sen. Rogers Pope, a Denham Springs Republican and former Livingston Parish Public Schools superintendent, says he’s open to compromise on his proposal to...

Occidental, Weyerhaeuser evaluate Louisiana carbon capture hub

Occidental Petroleum says its Oxy Low Carbon Ventures subsidiary and Weyerhaeuser will evaluate the potential development of a carbon capture and sequestration project in...

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