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Last chance to register for the Power Breakfast webcast on the future of South...

American Chemistry Council chief economist Kevin Swift, Danos owner/executive Eric Danos, ExxonMobil refinery manager Gloria Moncada and Jones Walker energy attorney Marjorie McKeithen will...

Industrial: The lull continues

A double whammy of an oil price crash and a pandemic thwarts what was supposed to be a rebound year for the industrial sector in Baton Rouge and south Louisiana.
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Pandemic pivot: Pressure mounts, but restarting the Louisiana economy won’t be easy

Pressure is mounting to ease COVID-19-related restrictions on business, but restarting the economy won’t be easy—or fast.

Historic oil production cuts mean ‘nothing’ for Louisiana, experts say

Though Saudi Arabia and Russia have reached an agreement to slash oil production by nearly 10 million barrels per day, the reduction won’t provide...

Oil and gas gets a double whammy

The coronavirus and an oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia is delivering a one-two punch to Louisiana’s oil and gas industry.

The only woman in the room

Just one-third of entry-level hires in the energy sector are women.

Shell walking away from Lake Charles LNG project 

Shell is not going forward with its investment in the Lake Charles LNG project due to “current market conditions,” the company announced today.  Shell had...

A decade after Deepwater Horizon spill, researchers assess what was learned

Researchers at The Water Institute of the Gulf have published five new journal articles looking back at the Deepwater Horizon Spill. The articles are...

Louisiana chemical plants forecast production declines amid reduced staffing, supply chain disruptions

As Louisiana’s chemical plants embrace recommended safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among their workers, many are also grappling with reduced staff,...

Economists hopeful oil prices will stabilize by summer

The price of oil rose today, with Brent crude hovering around $30 per barrel, after markets hit record lows last week. State economists are...

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