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Louisiana construction employment drops most in U.S.

Construction employment in February remained below pre-pandemic levels in all but six states, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America...

Turner Industries selects Port of Iberia for new fabrication site

Gov. John Bel Edwards, Port of Iberia Executive Director Craig Romero and Turner Industries President Stephen Toups announced March 19 the company’s selection of a...

Danos promotes two executives

Gray-based oilfield-services company Danos has promoted two executives. Justin Gonce to general manager of onshore. In his new role, Gonce will lead the company’s production...

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...

Drilling restrictions will hit Gulf harder than other regions, expert says

President Joe Biden’s temporary halt to drilling on federal lands leaves the vast majority of U.S. crude production untouched, but it may be the...

Drilling restrictions will hit Gulf harder than other regions, expert says

President Joe Biden’s temporary halt to drilling on federal lands leaves the vast majority of U.S. crude production untouched, though it may be, as...

Loren Scott: State could recover all jobs lost from pandemic

After originally predicting last fall that it could take up to two full years for Louisiana to recover all the jobs lost since the...

Contractors optimistic after ExxonMobil’s ITEP approval

The Louisiana Board of Commerce and Industry voted unanimously Jan. 29 at a virtual meeting to approve ExxonMobil’s request for a property tax abatement,...

Top stories of 2020

A litany of tumultuous events turned 2020 into a very bipolar year. Few in south Louisiana’s industrial sector escaped the fallout from the COVID-19...

UL Lafayette launches industrial master’s program

UL Lafayette’s Ray P. Authement College of Sciences will offer the state’s only master’s degree in industrial chemistry in Fall 2021, reports KATC in...

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