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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...

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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