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ElementUS plans $800 million ‘rare earth elements’ project

ElementUS, a joint venture of DADA and Enervoxa, announced last week that it's planning to make an $800 million capital investment to extract rare...

ExxonMobil names new manager for Baton Rouge refinery

ExxonMobil announced Feb. 4 that David Oldreive has been named manager of its Baton Rouge Refinery. Oldreive replaces Gloria Moncada, who will become vice...

LSU study suggests carbon tax could help meet emissions goals

A new white paper published by LSU's Center for Energy Studies suggests that carbon tax revenues could advance carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS),...

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,...

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