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Energy Conference: API to push for continued federal oil, natural gas leasing

The American Petroleum Institute (API) plans to push for continued access to federal leasing and advocate that producers advance their work to reduce carbon...

Lake Charles’ Polaris Engineering patents clean fuels process

Polaris EPC Inc., a Lake Charles-based company focusing on clean refining and energy projects, announced Jan. 11 that it has received approval from the...

Capline begins sending crude oil to St. James following reversal

The Capline reversal project to send crude from Patoka, Ill., to St. James, La., began interim service Dec. 18 and entered full service Jan....

Louisiana adds nearly 4,000 oilfield jobs in December

The U.S. oilfield services and equipment sector added 7,450 jobs in December, even as overall hiring in the U.S. slowed, according to a report...

Louisiana seeks federal money to plug 4,605 orphan wells

Louisiana, home to 4,605 orphan oil and gas wells, plans to ask the federal government for an Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act grant to...

Why energy prices rose more than other commodities in 2021

Energy prices rose an average of 59% last year, the most of any commodity, as the economic recovery from the global pandemic boosted demand...
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LNG export terminal utilization remains robust despite price declines

Overall, U.S. LNG export activity remained robust with cargo values almost four times higher than at the same time a year ago, despite recent...

Louisiana’s coastal towns see population drain as oil, gas opportunities decline

Several Louisiana coastal towns that rely on the petroleum industry are experiencing a population drain as the country shifts to more renewable energy sources...

Appeals court rules in favor of Terrebonne Parish government in coastal lawsuit

An appeals court has ruled in favor of Terrebonne Parish government in a lawsuit over the manner in which the Louisiana Department of Natural...

Area energy leaders optimistic about ‘22 natural gas prices

Executives in Louisiana, Texas and New Mexico are forecasting Henry Hub natural gas prices to average $4.06/MMBtu at the end of 2022, reports Natural...

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