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Louisiana can position Gulf of Mexico for cost-competitive wind energy

Within a decade, the Gulf of Mexico shelf could generate cost-competitive wind energy, and Louisiana could play a key role. As WorkBoat reports, the National...

Industrial capital investment puts Louisiana among states with best economic development

Major capital investment in industrial projects are responsible for Louisiana's recognition this year as one of the nation’s best economic development performances. Area Development magazine...

Cabot wraps up emission-control project at Franklin carbon black production facility

Cabot Corporation has completed the installation of emission-control equipment at its Louisiana carbon black site, which is designed to reduce emissions by thousands of...

Company acquires West Virginia plant previously operated by Sunshine Metals of Baker

JWF Industries has acquired an 80,000-square-foot plant in Davisville, West Virginia, previously operated by Sunshine Metals of Baker. The plant's assets include a 10-foot x...

Dow idles 2 elastomer units in Louisiana

Dow has idled two of its elastomer units in Louisiana as part of a larger strategy to balance supply with lower demand. Speaking at the...

How Louisiana industry is prepping for the ‘new normal’

Petrochemical leaders are finding they have a lot in common with other market sectors as they sit on the various COVID-19 task forces overseen...

Louisiana’s Benteler Steel cutting workforce in half on July 1

Come July 1, a Louisiana steel tubing manufacturer that supplies the oil and gas industry is slashing its workforce in half. Benteler Steel has notified...

Gulf Island Fabrication under fire over PPP loan

Congressional Democrats want a publicly traded offshore oil service company to return a $10 million federal small business loan that helped boost profits and...

Dow explores sale of ports, storage and railway businesses in Louisiana, Texas

Dow Inc. is exploring the sale of its ports in Louisiana and Texas and six railway hubs as it refocuses on chemicals, Bloomberg reports. The...

ExxonMobil modifies Louisiana operations to manufacture hand sanitizer

ExxonMobil Corp. has reconfigured manufacturing operations in Louisiana to produce medical-grade hand sanitizer for donation to COVID-19 response efforts in Louisiana, New Jersey, New...

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