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ExxonMobil picked Baton Rouge but ITEP debate isn’t over

The local business community, fearful of the fallout from the ongoing controversy over the Industrial Tax Exemption Program, breathed a sigh of relief in...
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Together Baton Rouge: ExxonMobil project worthy of ITEP

Together Baton Rouge joined the chorus of applause following ExxonMobil’s announcement today that Baton Rouge will be the site of a major expansion project,...

Updated: Industry cheers ExxonMobil Baton Rouge expansion, calls for further ITEP reform

Industry groups are celebrating ExxonMobil’s long-awaited announcement this morning that Baton Rouge will be the site of the company’s new polypropylene production unit, a...

News alert: ExxonMobil selects Baton Rouge for plant expansion worth up to $1B  

ExxonMobil has chosen Baton Rouge as the site of its long-discussed new polypropylene production unit worth an estimated $500 million to $1 billion. The...

Praxair to build hydrogen plant in Louisiana

Praxair Inc. announced plans this morning to build a large-scale hydrogen plant in Louisiana after signing a long-term supply contract with a major refinery...

Epic Piping acquires Interline Avenue building for new HQ

Baton Rouge-based Epic Piping has acquired a 24,000-square-foot building on Interline Avenue that will serve as the new corporate headquarters for the rapidly growing...

Gulf of Mexico oil making a comeback

While the energy world’s gaze has been focused on West Texas’ Permian Basin, the Gulf of Mexico has been working to make its own...
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DEQ using drone technology to monitor the Louisiana skies

Jason Smith has flown more than 60 missions with a single drone since the 2017 creation of Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality’s Unmanned Aircraft...
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Industry battling over state appointments and river pilot fees

Even as alleged improprieties in the selection of its at-large commissioners are hashed out in 19th Judicial District Court, industry representatives on the Louisiana Pilotage...

Sunshine Bridge won’t fully reopen until August

Repairs to the Sunshine Bridge are expected to be completed in early March, but the Mississippi River span won’t fully reopen until August, as...

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