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Toolbox Talks: Steps for STAR self-checking

Get a primer on self-checking safety. Stop While this is one of the easiest steps in the self-checking process, it is one of the most frustrating...

A New Orleans private/nonprofit partnership is creating the next generation of energy entrepreneurs

Kent Satterlee spent the better part of his 35 years at Shell working as an engineer in the Gulf of Mexico, and later as an...

Meet Cameron Parish Port, Harbor & Terminal District Director Clair Marceaux

Clair Marceaux’s degree in English literature may not have exactly prepared her for directing a major port system, but it took a nontraditional path...

Industry leaders weigh in on the diversity challenge

In their myriad forms, diversity programs aimed at removing workplace obstacles to women, minorities and other groups are proliferating across the industrial landscape. While...

CITGO’s Jerry Dunn shares his toughest challenge

During his first year as refinery plant manager, Jerry Dunn and his team encountered several unplanned unit shutdowns that put their reliability into question. These...

At Michoud, LM Wind Power taps into a growing market

LM Wind Power had already forged several crucial alliances by the time it unveiled its new Technology Center for the Americas in New Orleans...

Louisiana’s seismic shift to export state strains the supply chain

Things are tough all over for the industrial supply chain. Sharp increases in petrochemical, crude oil and natural gas production are quickly transforming Louisiana...

Damage control: When a disaster goes public, here’s how to get the message right

Fires, environmental threats, explosions, leaks or even shifts in public opinion can thrust an industrial owner into the media spotlight faster than you can...

ExxonMobil withdraws ITEP requests; future Baton Rouge expansion in question

ExxonMobil is withdrawing its pending 2017 Industrial Tax Exemption requests, which were recently rejected by the East Baton Rouge School Board and were scheduled to be...

The workforce challenge: ‘We need engaged talent’

Trey Crawford is vice president of Grady Crawford Construction and chairman of Associated Builders and Contractors-Pelican Chapter. Through his own company’s experience and his...

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