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Global oil price drop expected to impact Louisiana industry, budget

Saudi Arabia is tanking worldwide oil prices over a dispute with Russia about how to handle the economic turmoil resulting from the COVID-19 epidemic. The...

Driftwood deal with India’s Petronet delayed

A final agreement by India's Petronet LNG to buy up to 5 million tons per year year of LNG from the proposed Driftwood production...

Will safety rules on oil drilling stand up in court after Scott Angelle’s changes?

As the offshore oil industry’s federal regulator completed its overhaul of a major well-drilling safety rule in 2018, the agency’s director, Louisiana native Scott...

Lake Charles Driftwood LNG at issue as Trump visits India

President Donald Trump may have gotten the bigger headlines for his visit to India on Monday, but those in the energy industry were watching...

Gifford Briggs: How to usher in Louisiana’s roaring 2020s

The Roaring 20’s were a time of unprecedented economic prosperity in America. A century has since passed. Can Louisiana and its oil and gas...

State board approves significant change to ITEP rules

The Louisiana Board of Commerce and Industry has approved a significant change to the state’s Industrial Tax Exemption Program that will allow a manufacturer...

Congressman: Why Louisiana can’t cash in on its assets

U.S. Congressman Garret Graves says it’s easy to understand why Louisiana can’t fully capitalize on its unique abundance of natural and manmade resources. Speaking Feb....

New Lake Area Industry Alliance director’s focus: connecting industry and community

Lake Area Industry Alliance Executive Director Jim Rock tells the Lake Charles American Press he's proud his new position allows him to be a...

Marathon begins paying higher tax bill

St. John the Baptist Parish has received $10 million from an oil company that is its largest taxpayer and expects to receive another $10...

Industry desperately seeking clarity on ITEP in Louisiana

Gov. John Bel Edwards’ first-term executive order effectively tied the state’s beleaguered Industrial Tax Exemption Program to job creation and approval from local governments,...

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