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Carbon capture, storage could soon be a reality in Louisiana

A renewed national focus on reducing carbon pollution has several Louisiana businesses searching for ways to capture and permanently store the emissions in deep...

Hitting a wall: Only technology can take maintenance to the next level

Dow found itself battling the law of diminishing returns in its decades-long quest to optimize its maintenance processes. Though incremental improvements were made to...

Are ‘robocontractors’ the future of Louisiana industrial construction?

A pair of LSU professors hopes that their current research could one day turn robotic exoskeletons into reality in the construction space. In the...

Picking up speed: Offshore wind gains traction

Daniel Hogan hopes to operate the first wind lease in the Gulf of Mexico. It’s a bold step, but the president and COO of...

Louisiana: World leader on climate change?

Louisiana could become a world leader in the mitigation of climate change — albeit on a very small scale. Industry leaders say some of...

Green gets real: Excitement builds as momentum for renewable energy and net-zero grows

I n many ways, growing market demand and changing attitudes are already driving a major move toward “greener” energy sources in Louisiana—irrespective of governmental...

Robots could replace 140,000 U.S. oil and gas jobs over next 10 years

After losing thousands of jobs to the pandemic downturn, robotics and automation could slash hundreds of thousands more oil and gas jobs around the...

Louisiana Space Campus planned at Michoud

The State of Louisiana has signed an agreement with NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility that could lead to the creation of a Louisiana Space Campus,...

ElementUS plans $800 million ‘rare earth elements’ project

ElementUS, a joint venture of DADA and Enervoxa, announced last week that it's planning to make an $800 million capital investment to extract rare...

Ingevity expanding Louisiana facility, upping polyol production by 40%

Ingevity Corporation is adding caprolactone polyol production capabilities at its facility in DeRidder. The North Charleston, South Carolina based company said in an announcement late...

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