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Correcting course: Ignore the shadow that 2018 cast over LNG. The long-term demand remains.

In some ways, nothing has changed in the liquefied natural gas market. Proponents still expect unparalleled global demand and a significant supply gap over...

Lotte Chemical starts up Calcasieu Parish facility

Lotte Chemical Louisiana has begun production of its world-scale ethylene glycol (EG) manufacturing facility in Calcasieu Parish. The Lotte Chemical Louisiana EG plant is a...

Sasol’s Louisiana project beset by more delays

Sasol's Lake Charles chemical plant is again facing delays and cost overruns. The South African company's share price recorded its biggest one-day drop in nearly...

LSU research targets energy efficiency in chemical manufacturing

Researchers at LSU are working on a new process aimed at achieving greater energy efficiency in the U.S. chemical industry. University scientists are using neutrons...

Bagwell Energy Services plans $2.5 million fabrication center expansion in Delcambre

Bagwell Energy Services is expanding its Port of Delcambre fabrication center in Iberia Parish, investing $2.5 million and adding 150 new jobs in the...

Baton Rouge area legislators drafting bill to return ITEP to state control

Two Republican state lawmakers plan to file legislation that would return sole authority of the Industrial Tax Exemption Program back to the state, essentially...

Shell puts its faith in petrochemicals to fuel growth

On the east bank of the Mississippi River, around 20 miles downstream from Baton Rouge, The Telegraph reports, sprawls an 800-acre industrial mega-complex. Since the mid-Sixties, the...

Top 5 industry issues in 2019

There’s a host of issues facing Louisiana industry in 2019, but an informal survey by 10/12 Industry Report found some common denominators among its...

Shell starts production at new Geismar petrochemicals unit

Shell Chemical LP has begun production of the fourth alpha olefins unit at its Geismar chemical manufacturing site. The 425,000-ton-per-year capacity expansion brings total AO production at Geismar to...

Louisiana methanol project backed by new partnership

South Louisiana Methanol LP and new joint-venture partner Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Corp., or SABIC, are planning a $2.2-billion capital investment to build a grassroots...

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