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Louisiana senators seek greater share of offshore energy revenues for states

U.S. Sens. Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are among a congressional group introducing the Conservation of America’s Shoreline Terrain and Aquatic Life (COASTAL) Act to increase...
Formosa has announced that it will proceed with a planned $9.4 billion chemical manufacturing complex in St. James Parish

Hearing scheduled tonight on Formosa chemical complex

Louisiana will hold a public hearing tonight on whether to approve 15 air emissions permits for Taiwanese company Formosa Plastics. The Louisiana Department of Environmental...
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These 9 export-reliant Louisiana parishes face trade dispute threats

Export-reliant local economies have a lot at stake as multiple trade disputes play out between the U.S. and China and Mexico, with nearly a...

LOGA, LMOGA launch the Southern Energy Conference

A new oil and gas conference hosted jointly by the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association and the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association is...

Trade war could delay Gulf Coast LNG projects

Escalating trade tensions with China could jeopardize or delay proposed liquefied natural gas projects on the Gulf Coast by raising construction costs in the...

Industry advocates target ‘insurance rate epidemic’

The Louisiana Chemical Association and the Louisiana Oil & Gas Association are part of a coalition urging the Louisiana State Bar Association to crack...

Ignore the shadow 2018 cast over LNG: 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 the...

When it comes to the ITEP debate, what does Texas do?

When Baton Rouge school board officials in January delivered the city’s first denial of an Industrial Tax Exemption Program request to ExxonMobil, business groups...

Industry Connections: Uncertainty is the death knell for investment

Created in 1936 and reaffirmed in the constitution of 1973, Louisiana’s Industrial Tax Exemption Program (ITEP) has been our state’s premiere economic...

ExxonMobil picked Baton Rouge but ITEP debate isn’t over

The local business community, fearful of the fallout from the ongoing controversy over the Industrial Tax Exemption Program, breathed a sigh of relief in...

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