Oil & Gas

QuarterNorth to lay off 135 employees in Lafayette

Houston-based QuarterNorth Energy is laying off 135 employees at a Louisiana office and various offshore locations, reports the Associated Press. Lafayette news outlets report that...

Making oil fields smarter: The energy industry embarks on a new ‘data journey’

There are voluminous amounts of data coming out of Louisiana’s oilfields, but not many companies are effectively putting it to use. The reasons for...

Oil refiners producing at breakneck speeds due to tight supply

U.S. oil refiners will operate their plants at breakneck rates this quarter, near or above 90% of capacity, as tight fuel supplies spur high...

Will Louisiana industry take a leadership role in the energy transition?

Louisiana industry’s movement away from traditional forms of energy has begun. Biofuels, hydrogen, green ammonia, and the utilization of carbon dioxide are each getting...

Fossil fuel demand predicted to peak in next few years

Global demand for fossil fuels could peak starting later this decade, according to a prominent energy forecaster, as part of a faster-than-expected shift that...

Feds to plug dozens of old, leaky oil wells in Louisiana wildlife havens

Many of Louisiana’s most prized and protected natural landscapes are dotted with the leaking, rusty remnants of the oil industry's boom years, reports NOLA.com. A federally-funded...

Faucheux: Oil industry must get greener to remain vital

Global demand is pushing toward cleaner energy, and Louisiana must follow, according to an oil industry leader in Houma last week, reports Houma Today. "If...

Coastal erosion suits to be tried in state, not federal, courts

A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans said last week that coastal erosion lawsuits filed by Louisiana...

The Innovators: Companies along the 10/12 corridor leaping into innovation

The industrial market is changing, and some Louisianans are finding opportunities in that change. Economic volatility, environmental mandates, geopolitics and a variety of other...

Natural gas investors leaving Marcellus for Haynesville

Capital from private investors and banks is leaving the Marcellus/Utica region and is instead heading to the Haynesville Shale in Louisiana and East Texas,...

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