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How badly will the tiff over tariffs bruise Louisiana industry?

Outside of the domestic steel industry, it’s difficult to find anyone, anywhere, with a favorable view of the current tariff-induced trade war. Sizeable spikes...

How badly will the tiff over tariffs bruise Louisiana industry?

Outside of the domestic steel industry, it’s difficult to find anyone, anywhere, with a favorable view of the current tariff-induced trade war. Sizeable spikes...

As ITEP returns to normal, state board approves applications

The Louisiana Board of Commerce and Industry approved 24 Industrial Tax Exemption applications on Oct. 31—including six in the Capital Region—without much fanfare. Industry officials...

Industrial construction will boost Baton Rouge economy over next two years

Renewed activity in the industrial construction sector is expected to help boost the Baton Rouge metro area economy in the coming two years, contributing...
OPEC

OPEC sees need to keep oil supply deal as demand faces headwinds

The head of OPEC says the organization needs to keep working with other oil producers to manage global supplies as demand for crude faces...
Louisiana industry economy

The petrochemical industry is booming. Oil prices are rebounding. So why is Louisiana’s economy...

Like a rock tossed into a pond, the expansive industry in Louisiana has a nearly immeasurable ripple effect on the economy. This is particularly...
ExxonMobil protest

Teachers groups plan protest of ExxonMobil ITEP request

Several East Baton Rouge Parish teachers groups as well as Together Baton Rouge are gathering outside of today’s school board meeting to request a...
Tariffs

Tariffs could spell delay or end to Fluor’s Lake Charles Methanol project

A $3.8 billion methanol project in Louisiana could be delayed or canceled if the U.S. imposes a tariff on components for a critical piece...
LNG storage tanks

Energy Department streamlines approval of small-scale LNG exports

The Trump administration is expediting the approval process for projects that are meant to export small amounts of natural gas, including liquefied natural gas,...

New ITEP rules clear another hurdle

The Louisiana Board of Commerce and Industry approved the state’s changes to the Industrial Tax Exemption Program today, which were supported by business and...

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