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Setpoint Integrated Solutions moves into Houston market with acquisition

Baton Rouge-based valve and industrial equipment repair company Setpoint Integrated Solutions today announced it has acquired Houston-based Valsource International.  Through the acquisition, Setpoint, which employs...

ExxonMobil boosts spending on emission reduction projects by $12B

ExxonMobil says it is boosting its spending on greenhouse gas emission reduction projects to $15 billion over the next six years, up from its originally planned $3 billion, and anticipates meeting its 2025 reduction plans by the end of this year.

Oil and gas industry opposes proposed royalty increase

New proposals by the Biden administration and Congress could have a major impact on Louisiana’s oil and gas industry, according to Houma Today.

Air Products earns top sustainability listing, but how clean is blue hydrogen? 

Pennsylvania-based industrial gas company Air Products, which in October announced plans for a massive $4.5 billion blue hydrogen complex in Ascension Parish, was listed...

Louisiana projected to reach new highs in refining, chemical employment 

The LSU Center for Energy Studies unveiled the 2022 edition of its Gulf Coast Energy Outlook during a Nov. 17 webinar, predicting that Louisiana...

Another flood zone development gains approval from Planning Commission

Silverside Cove, a proposed subdivision development near the intersection of Staring Lane and King’s Hill Avenue and located entirely in the floodplain, was approved by the Planning Commission last Monday in a 6-0 vote.

Baton Rouge’s Premium Inspection acquired by Texas-based company 

Baton Rouge’s Premium Inspection acquired by Texas-based company 

GBRIA expects uptick in petrochemical plant maintenance work next year

Capital Region petrochemical plants are expected to go ahead next year with maintenance and turnaround work that was put on the back burner due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance CEO Connie Fabré says.

AG Landry says Gulf oil-and-gas lease sale could deliver $100M to Louisiana

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is touting this week’s oil-and-gas land lease sale—the first to take place during the Biden administration—saying it could deliver $100 million to the state in the next year.

Louisiana adds more construction jobs than any other state in October 

Louisiana added the largest number and percentage of construction jobs of all 50 states in October, the Associated General Contractors of America announced today.