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ExxonMobil files ITEP request for Baton Rouge refinery modernization

ExxonMobil is requesting a roughly $2.7 million property tax break over the first year of a project to modernize and upgrade its aging north Baton Rouge...

Local oil industry groups protest drilling ban, Keystone cancellation

Reaction to President Biden’s twin executive actions to ban new oil and gas drilling in the Gulf of Mexico for 60 days and revoke...

Cameron LNG joins six other Louisiana export facilities with extended authorization through 2050

Add Cameron LNG to the list of export facilities getting an extended authorization through 2050. The facility is among five entities the U.S. Department of...

Louisiana lags behind other states in renewable energy

Gov. John Bel Edwards has set a goal for Louisiana to be carbon neutral by 2050, but so far, the state is behind its...

Top industry stories of 2020

A litany of tumultuous events turned 2020 into a very bipolar year. Few in south Louisiana’s industrial sector escaped the fallout from the COVID-19...

Top stories of 2020

A litany of tumultuous events turned 2020 into a very bipolar year. Few in south Louisiana’s industrial sector escaped the fallout from the COVID-19...

Louisiana LNG projects get 30-year authorization extension

The U.S. Department of Energy last week extended the terms of another seven long-term liquefied natural gas export authorizations—including three in Louisiana—through 2050. The term...

Citgo 6 convicted in Venezuela

Hopes of families for a quick release for six American oil executives—some with ties to Lake Charles—detained in Venezuela for three years over an...

$234M oil spill settlement will provide five wetlands restoration projects

Louisiana is getting $234.6 million in BP oil spill settlement money for five wetlands restoration projects in three parishes. In an announcement last week, Gov....

API’s Sommers lauds Louisiana’s resilience during Southern Energy Conference

Mike Sommers, president and CEO of the American Petroleum Institute, says Louisiana is probably the toughest state in the nation. “You’ve made it through...

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