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Dom Peré stays true to his roots

Delivering millions of dollars worth of disaster recovery cargo to the most remote, typhoon-ravaged islands of Micronesia might sound like a swashbuckling, Treasure Island-esque task,...
natural gas

Natural gas powering the Louisiana energy industry

Fueled by the continued shale revolution and surging global energy demand, U.S. oil and gas production in 2018 posted the largest annual increases ever...
industry oil and gas association

Industry celebrates Trump’s limits on states’ regulation rights

Obama-era regulations that put the brakes on oil and gas development continue to fall by the wayside under the current administration. Two executive orders...
baton rouge industrial corridor

Boom times predicted for Baton Rouge industrial corridor

The list of megaprojects breaking ground in the industrial corridor running between Baton Rouge and New Orleans is long and getting longer. While the...
Dima Ghawi, Women in Business

2019 WIB: Dima Ghawi

Profession: Leadership keynote speaker & executive coach, Dima Ghawi LLC Hometown: Born in Turkey, raised in Jordan, and a proud Louisianan for the past 6...
ITEP Texas Louisiana

When it comes to the ITEP debate, what does Texas do?

When Baton Rouge school board officials in January delivered the city’s first denial of an Industrial Tax Exemption Program request to ExxonMobil, business groups...
Stanford Group Exxon People

Stanford Group: Baton Rouge was ‘prime hunting ground’

In the decade since the Stanford collapse, there’s been a lot of time for introspection. Why was Baton Rouge so ripe for this scam?...
ITEP ExxonMobil

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...
ExxonMobil

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...

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