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Secrets of success: Top execs at three of Louisiana’s fastest-growing companies in the nation...

It has been an incredibly challenging year in the industrial space. Even so, Louisiana companies are making waves for their ability to grow and...

The surge: Pent-up demand provokes a maintenance ramp-up for this fall and beyond

When COVID-19 decimated the demand for fuels, the first reaction by industry was to delay costs—especially in gasoline and fuel production. A great number...

Rives joins Port NOLA as vice president, CCO

The Port of New Orleans has appointed Todd Rives as its new vice president and chief commercial officer, reports the American Journal of Transportation....

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...
Megaprojects

Thomas Turner steps down from Turner Industries

Turner Industries has announced the retirement of Thomas H. Turner, its longtime CEO and the son of the company’s founder, the late Bert Turner....
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’...

LyondellBasell, Sasol deal is sealed

The LyondellBasell and Sasol deal is sealed. With regulatory and shareholder approvals in place, Lyondell will operate the 1.5 million metric ton ethane cracker, the...

ExxonMobil plans layoffs but maintains faith in fossil fuels

ExxonMobil plans to lay off an unspecified number of employees as low oil prices force the company to delay major projects, Chief Executive Officer...

The promise of blockchain: A new industrial consortium tests growing technology

There have been countless seminars and work sessions on the subject over the last handful of years, but the mention of “blockchain” still produces...

Real and present danger: Industrial plants face a new level of threats from drones,...

Ed Flynn remembers the days when he could drive unencumbered—comparatively speaking—near an industrial site, or ease through the security checkpoint at the airport. That all...

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