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Every project team is different, but the best ones succeed through planning and collaboration

Experience is at the top of nearly everyone’s wish list for the “perfect project team,” but it’s a commodity hard to come by these...

Mossville residents tap into Sasol programs aimed at relocating, preserving and hiring

Jackie Green remembers a time when she could sit on the porch of her Prater Road home in Mossville and wave at passersby. She...

Louisiana pioneers are fusing high tech with low tech to teach today’s worker

The drive to blaze new virtual trails in the world of industrial training is not restricted to Silicon Valley. There have been some recent...

LSU is a key player in a new effort to improve industry resilience

A trait born out of necessity, Louisiana residents are nothing if not resilient. Countless times, they’ve faced down storms, then tackled the arduous task of...
OSHA

OSHA paying a visit? Here’s what you need to know.

There are lots of reasons for OSHA to come knocking at your door, but none are particularly pleasant. The financially and manpower-strapped agency typically...

A Baton Rouge company spots an opportunity for fire-resistant women’s workwear.

In 2010, Jaime Glas was in the midst of a petroleum engineering internship with Chevron in Bakersfield, California, when a pesky workplace challenge planted...

Strong petrochemical market igniting growth for St. Gabriel company

Heat exchange repair and fabrication company GEO Heat Exchangers is expecting 2018 to be the hottest sales year in its 21-year history. The company anticipates...

Money or integrity: What drives generations of oil and gas professionals?

A new survey by Rigzone begs the question: What drives each generation of professionals working in the oil and gas industry? Rigzone’s 2018 Ideal Employer...

The exhaustion epidemic: Mitigating fatigue-related hazards

Blame it on Thomas Edison. His invention of the light bulb some 140 years ago led to a monumental shift in cultural norms, and...

Meet south Louisiana’s rising industry talent—all of them under the age of 40

There is talk of “the great crew change” in the oil and gas business, and many companies throughout the petrochemical sector and other heavy...

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