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Report: Offshore wind will require major infrastructure, supply chain investments

Achieving the federal government's aggressive offshore wind power goals will require billions of dollars in spending on transmission infrastructure, “unprecedented” cooperation between grid operators...

BRAC, LCA applaud ruling against carbon capture moratorium

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber and the Louisiana Chemical Association are praising a federal judge’s recent ruling that Livingston Parish cannot enforce a carbon...

Fusion breakthrough deemed milestone for clean energy production

Scientists announced last week that they have for the first time produced more energy in a fusion reaction than was used to ignite it,...

Louisiana ports on alert for cyber vulnerability

Dropping river levels and backlogged barges aren’t the only threats facing Louisiana’s ports. There’s been an increasing number of cyber attacks aimed at port...

LSU researchers participating in federally funded clean energy project

LSU’s chemical and petroleum engineering departments are working with the Greater New Orleans Development Foundation on a federally funded hydrogen and clean energy project. The...

LSU researchers create new flood prediction model for hurricanes

When Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina as a Category 1 storm in 2018, it set records for rainfall, creating damaging 500-year flooding...

After just two years, Smart Port initiative now at 70 vessels

Just two years after the launch of the Lower Mississippi River Smart Port & Resilience Center by The Water Institute of the Gulf, some...

Taking it offsite: A move toward modularization has significant impacts on safety

The proof is in the numbers.  In just the last four years, Turner Industries has racked up nearly 900,000 manhours at its Port Allen and...

Supply Chain Panel: ‘Amazon Effect’ has altered industrial customer expectations

The petrochemical industry has been forced to transform the way it manages its supply chain due to the impact of the "Amazon Effect" on...

Making oil fields smarter: The energy industry embarks on a new ‘data journey’

There are voluminous amounts of data coming out of Louisiana’s oilfields, but not many companies are effectively putting it to use. The reasons for...

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