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Analysis: CHOPS outage impact may linger in Louisiana

Excerpt ©Argus Media Group 2020. Used with permission. Read the full analysis here. Genesis' Cameron Highway Oil Pipeline System (CHOPS) outage has pushed crude away...

Industry steps up to respond to the COVID-19 threat

COVID-19 has impacted the nation and the Baton Rouge region profoundly and industrial sites in the area responded to the emergency in many ways. Despite...

Gifford Briggs: Louisiana needs legal reform

In the past few months, like all of us, our state's businesses have been forced to confront the uncertainties of a pandemic and a...

Connie Fabre: Industry’s portrayal as villains is a distortion of reality

Industry plants in South Louisiana have been targeted and portrayed as villains for many years, probably dating back to the discovery of oil, which...

David Dismukes: Irreparable changes are coming to the American oil and gas industry

For 35 years, 1986 has served as the bellwether year against which all U.S. oil and gas industry downturns have been measured.  This is no...

Connie Fabre: Louisiana’s process manufacturing industry is synonymous with high tech

Industry employs the latest technology to improve workplace safety, reduce emissions, and improve reliability and productivity. The use of technology has improved safety through...

David Dismukes: An exceptionally uncertain time for energy markets

The last decade has completely changed the way most analysts look at energy markets. In the past, and particularly throughout the two decades prior...

David Dismukes: LNG’s changing fortunes

The shale revolution has facilitated considerable U.S. domestic natural gas production. Today there are multiple sources of prolific domestic natural gas production that keep...

Insight: A tenuous recovery

Crude oil has recently moved to some of its highest pricing levels since last October, when prices touched close to $85 per barrel (“Bbl”)...

Insight: Is it dangerous to work in industry? Are plants harming the environment?

Have you ever heard someone ask one or both of these questions? Did you feel equipped to discuss the issues, or did you dodge...

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