Petrochemical

Strong petrochemical market igniting growth for St. Gabriel company

Heat exchange repair and fabrication company GEO Heat Exchangers is expecting 2018 to be the hottest sales year in its 21-year history. The company anticipates...

Company News across south Louisiana’s industrial corridor [Q2 2018]

GBRIA honors safety leaders The Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance Inc. announced the winners of its 22nd Annual Contractor Safety Excellence Awards at a banquet...

Connie Fabre: Industrial investment needs stability

Over approximately the last two years, much has been researched and written about industrial investment, the petrochemical industry and property taxes in our state....
rail tank cars

Is it time to update industry standards for rail tank cars?

Industries that use railroads to ship flammable liquids are replacing or retrofitting their rail tank cars to meet more stringent design standards first issued...
Bullish on global markets, ExxonMobil is considering a multibillion-dollar plan to double U.S. light crude oil refining capacity along the Gulf Coast.

ExxonMobil contemplates doubling light crude refining capacity along the Gulf Coast

ExxonMobil is bullish on growing global markets, and the Gulf Coast could be the beneficiary. A top ExxonMobil official confirmed in March a multibillion-dollar plan...
Formosa has announced that it will proceed with a planned $9.4 billion chemical manufacturing complex in St. James Parish

And they’re off! Formosa finalizes big plans

One of the largest petrochemical investments in Louisiana history moved a step closer to reality in late April. Formosa has announced that it will...
OSHA Trump

What kind of relationship will manufacturers have with OSHA now?

The Trump administration has promised to roll back regulations that it says are handcuffing businesses and stifling the economy, and it has shown particular...

Meet south Louisiana’s rising industry talent—all of them under the age of 40

There is talk of “the great crew change” in the oil and gas business, and many companies throughout the petrochemical sector and other heavy...

Ready or not, a production surge is on its way to the Gulf Coast

The ripple effects of the shale boom will likely be felt far downstream. In December, panelists at the Petrochemical Supply Chain & Logistics Conference...

Industry leaders have ‘boring’ wish list to create the perfect petrochemical world

What does industry see as the perfect formula for growth? Ask leaders what they envision in that scenario and one thing is clear—they want stability, whether it...

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