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CITGO Lake Charles conducts ‘Worst Case Drill’

The CITGO Lake Charles Manufacturing Complex completed a "Worst Case Drill" in July in order to prepare and train employees, reports KTBS News. The plant...

‘The industry is back’: Lafayette’s Moncla revives a 14-year-old training tool to get workers...

As the oil industry returns in Lafayette, Moncla Energy Company has revived a training tool that hasn't been used since 2007. As KLFY reports, the...

SEACOR boat capsized while lowering legs, turning into wind

An offshore oil industry boat operated by SEACOR Marine had begun to lower its legs and was trying to turn to face heavy winds...

Pipeline cyberattack exposes energy infrastructure vulnerabilities

Though the Colonial Pipeline that supplies fuel to nearly half the East Coast is back up and running again after a five-day shutdown caused...
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GBRIA presents safety awards at Baton Rouge ceremony

The Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance Inc. (GBRIA) announced the winners of its 25th Annual Safety Excellence Awards during a virtual ceremony, then distributed...
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BSEE finds offshore worker death could have been prevented

Nearly two years after the death of a contractor working on an offshore oil and gas platform, a federal agency determined the incident could...

GAO cites BSEE improvements under Angelle

Last week, the U.S. Government Accountability Office's biennial High-Risk Series Report cited the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement’s (BSEE’s) for progress in addressing...

Audit questions state’s air quality enforcement

Though Louisiana’s air quality has improved in recent years, state regulators should be doing more to ensure companies are complying with air quality rules,...

NOPB sets new safety record

The New Orleans Public Railroad had zero reportable injuries and zero reportable human factor derailments in over 365 days. This is the first time...

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...

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