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Why are refineries closing amid oil price windfall?

Even as oil and gas companies’ profits soar, refineries across the country are being retired and converted to other uses as owners balk at...

The Natural Gas State: Shale and LNG become big business in Louisiana

Louisiana’s liquefied natural gas industry and the Haynesville Shale play are now inseparably linked as they move in tandem toward a future where natural...

More than 450 attend GBRIA’s first Industry Showcase

More than 450 decision makers from area petrochemical plants attended the Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance's first Industry Showcase tradeshow on June 9. Participation was...

Brave New World: Growing for the inevitable energy transition in Louisiana

It represents a monumental shift in mindset. Owners in the industrial space are no longer digging in their heels in resistance to a changing global...

Chalmette Refining moves forward with renewable diesel project

MRC Global last week announced that Chalmette Refining has selected MRC Global  as the primary pipe, valves and fittings provider for Chalmette’s renewable diesel project...

Biden administration wants to re-start shuttered refineries

The Biden administration is reaching out to the oil industry to inquire about restarting shuttered refineries, as the White House scrambles to address record...

Mississippi River bridge options narrowed to three Iberville Parish sites

Officials last week presented three location options for a new Mississippi River bridge crossing in the Capital Region. The three sites are all in Iberville Parish...

Nutrien plans world’s largest clean ammonia plant in Geismar by 2024

Nutrien, one of the largest producers of potash and nitrogen fertilizers, has struck a deal with Denbury Carbon Solutions to handle captured emissions from...

Why shale drillers aren’t pumping out more oil and gas

Though shale drillers have been hampered by pipeline constraints, rising prices for oil-field supplies and shortages of roughnecks and rigs, The Wall Street Journal reports there...

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...

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