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Danos wins multi-year offshore contract

A major oil and gas producer has awarded Danos of Gray, La., a multi-year contract for production operations in the Gulf of Mexico. Danos will...

Metal Shark lands autonomous defense vessel contract for Marines

Metal Shark, a shipbuilder headquartered in Jeanerette, La., has been selected to develop and implement the Long Range Unmanned Surface Vessel (LRUSV) System for...

Norco plant to complement Port Arthur renewable diesel facility

Darling and Valero recently announced that their 50/50 joint venture, Diamond Green Diesel (DGD), has received approval to begin construction of a renewable diesel...

Audit questions state’s air quality enforcement

Though Louisiana’s air quality has improved in recent years, state regulators should be doing more to ensure companies are complying with air quality rules,...
Shintech

Shintech investing $1.3B to expand facilities in Iberville, West Baton Rouge

Shintech Louisiana is investing $1.3 billion to expand its manufacturing and packaging facilities in Iberville and West Baton Rouge parishes, Gov. John Bel Edwards’...

Loren Scott: State could recover all jobs lost from pandemic

After originally predicting last fall that it could take up to two full years for Louisiana to recover all the jobs lost since the...

Contractors optimistic after ExxonMobil’s ITEP approval

The Louisiana Board of Commerce and Industry voted unanimously Jan. 29 at a virtual meeting to approve ExxonMobil’s request for a property tax abatement,...

Edwards hopes to get oil leases, permitting ‘back on track’

The best medicine for the Louisiana economy will be overcoming COVID-19 and its impact on consumer confidence and business activities. That’s according to Gov. John...

International Paper announces $52 million upgrade in Bogalusa

Bernie Chascin, plant manager at International Paper in Bogalusa, announced last week that the company plans to invest up to $52.2 million to increase...

Dow settles pollution allegations in Louisiana, Texas

Dow Chemical Co. and two subsidiaries, Performance Materials NA Inc. and Union Carbide Corp., will pay millions to settle allegations that they polluted the...

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