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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...

PSC Group acquires Thermoplastics Services

Baton Rouge-based PSC Group has acquired DeQuincy-based Thermoplastics Services Inc., a plastics custom compounding and pelletizing business. The acquisition will provide PSC with the capabilities...

UN report paints dire picture of south Louisiana’s future due to climate change

Hurricane Harvey dumped more than 50 inches of rain on parts of the Texas coast in 2017. Then in 2020, ferocious winds from Hurricane...

Russian actions spur ‘shields-up’ warning from U.S. cybersecurity agency

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues, experts are urging American businesses to double down on their cybersecurity protocols. “The reason why there are these...

ExxonMobil’s $500M polyolefins plant addition on track for startup this year

ExxonMobil’s $500 million addition to its Scenic Highway polyolefins plant is about 75% complete, with startup expected before the end of the year, officials say. The project...

Layoffs begin at shuttered Phillips 66 Alliance refinery

Phillips 66 began laying off hourly workers at its shuttered Alliance refinery last week, reports Reuters. The refinery is expected to be converted to...

After perfect storm of disruption, state’s industrial sector faces uncertain times

A host of factors conspired to create a perfect storm for Louisiana’s industrial space over the past two years, ranging from pandemic-induced supply chain...

Industry leaders tout sense of purpose as way to attract young workers

Offering young workers a sense of purpose can help the petrochemical industry compete for the best and brightest, industry leaders say. Workforce recruitment was a...

EPA plans surprise inspections at Louisiana plants

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Jan. 26 that it would conduct a series of enforcement actions aimed to hold industry accountable, reports The American...

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