Petrochemical

AmmPower to build green hydrogen, ammonia facility at Port of South Louisiana

AmmPower Corp. has signed a Letter of Intent to develop a green hydrogen/ammonia facility for an undisclosed amount at the Port of South Louisiana,...

Petroleum engineering most common college degree in Louisiana

Recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that Louisiana's adults are seven times more likely to have a degree in petroleum engineering than...

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...
Shintech

Massive pipe modules arrive at $1.25 billion Shintech site

Belgium-based material handling company Sarens recently transported several massive pipe modules by rail and truck from Lake Charles to Plaquemine in support of Shintech's...

Methanol market to grow to $36 billion by 2026

Chicago-based MarketsandMarkets predicts that the global methanol market will expand to $36 billion in five years from nearly $31 billion in 2021, reports Reuters. Methanol-to-olefins...

What Capital Region plant managers are saying about growth in next six months

Capital Region plant managers expect steady or growing investment, production and employment over the next six months, according to a Greater Baton Rouge Industry...

Honeywell expanding Baton Rouge facility

Honeywell is planning to expand its Baton Rouge facility to double the production capacity of Solstice ze, a supermarket refrigerant that it says uses...

Downstream Conference Panel: Infrastructure, not pandemic, has been biggest obstacle to digitalization at plant...

Digitalization and AI technologies are more important than ever in the industrial space, but panelists at Reuters Events’ recent 2021 Downstream USA Conference in...

ExxonMobil projects could be in jeopardy as it debates investment strategy

ExxonMobil’s remade board of directors is debating whether to continue with several major oil and gas projects as the company reconsiders its investment strategy...

EPA unveils strategy to regulate ‘forever chemicals’ in drinking water, food

The Biden administration is launching a broad strategy to regulate industrial compounds associated with serious health conditions that are used in products ranging from...

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