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What a hyperactive hurricane season means for Louisiana’s oil and natural gas industry

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday issued its most aggressive Atlantic hurricane season forecast on record. Due to near-record water temperatures and the development...

Two toxic incidents in Louisiana are under federal investigation

Two separate incidents where Baton Rouge-area industrial facilities accidentally released toxic chemicals will be investigated by a federal agency, which could lead to safety...

Biden administration plans to invest $20B in US port security

In response to fears that Chinese-built cranes used at several U.S. ports pose a threat to national security, The Wall Street Journal reports that the Biden administration...

Tec-Next: Here’s how businesses can elevate their training with immersive learning

In recent years, buzzwords like “AR” and “VR” have come to dominate discussions related to immersive learning in the workplace. But according to Sarah...

Meet the small federal agency handling AI regulation

No technology since nuclear fission will shape our collective future quite like artificial intelligence, so it’s paramount that AI systems are safe, secure, trustworthy...

New GPS life vest law protects offshore workers traveling to Gulf rigs

A new state law mandating that workers flying to Gulf of Mexico oil rigs wear life jackets with personal locator beacons went into effect...

New federal rule requires oil and gas industry to monitor for methane leaks

A new federal rule issued last week targets the oil and gas industry’s methane emissions, which experts say are a primary culprit in global...

New Orleans firm to file class action suit following Marathon fire

A New Orleans law firm is drafting a class-action suit against Marathon, saying they received at least 50 calls after last week's refinery fire...

How to beat the heat: Three immediate changes that will protect workers

Heightened risk and strenuous operating conditions occur as temperatures rise, a combination that can have harmful outcomes, reports Manufacturing.net. Heat often leads to impaired cognition...

Residents ask state to halt next phase of Air Products’ carbon capture project

Southeast Louisiana residents say Lake Maurepas is one of the last remaining unspoiled waterways in the state, and they’re begging state officials to stop...

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