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BP dials back push into renewable energy

BP Chief Executive Bernard Looney plans to dial back elements of the oil giant’s high-profile push into renewable energy and pursue a narrower green...

‘Forever chemicals’ detected at five Louisiana sites along the Mississippi River

Some of the “forever chemicals” that scientists have linked to various health risks were found at five different locations of the Mississippi River in...

BASF breaks ground on $780 million MDI capacity upgrade in Geismar

BASF has broken ground on the third and final phase of its expansion project for polyurethane precursor MDI at its integrated site in Geismar,...

Study says ExxonMobil scientists knew of impending climate change

ExxonMobil’s scientists were remarkably accurate in their predictions about global warming even as the company made public statements that contradicted its own scientists’ conclusions,...

BRAC, LCA applaud ruling against carbon capture moratorium

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber and the Louisiana Chemical Association are praising a federal judge’s recent ruling that Livingston Parish cannot enforce a carbon...

Atlas-SSI acquires Baton Rouge-based cooling tower manufacturer

Water screen and bulk material handling manufacturer Atlas-SSI announced last week that it has acquired Baton Rouge-based Cooling Tower Valves and Screens LLC. The acquisition broadens...

Biden administration proposes tougher emissions standards

The Biden administration is proposing lower limits for a deadly air pollutant, saying tougher standards for soot from tailpipes, smokestacks and wildfires could prevent...

Louisiana’s oil and gas sector to shrink slightly in 2023

Louisiana’s oil and gas industry is expected to shrink slightly this year due to a combination of economic and geopolitical factors, reports Louisiana Illuminator. Most...
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MMR tops ranking of electrical contractors

MMR was named the largest electrical contractor in the region and the largest specialty contractor in Louisiana by Engineering News-Record of Texas and Louisiana.  The annual...

Louisiana industry mulls offshore wind as power source

Offshore wind farms in the Gulf of Mexico proposed by the Biden Administration could generate enough electricity for 3.1 million homes in Texas and...

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