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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...

ExxonMobil’s virtual reality training takes off

It has been under development for some time, so chalk up ExxonMobil’s virtual reality training initiative to serendipity. The effort is coming to full...

LSU study suggests carbon tax could help meet emissions goals

A new white paper published by LSU's Center for Energy Studies suggests that carbon tax revenues could advance carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS),...

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,...

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