Louisiana State Focus: The Bayou State
Known for its spicy cuisine and spirited celebrations, Louisiana is drawing world-class businesses from a range of industry sectors.
Louisiana Green Fuels Plans $700M Renewable Diesel Refinery
A sequestration feature at Louisiana Green Fuels’ plant at the Port of Columbia means it would remove more carbon from the atmosphere than it generates.
Nacero To Invest Up To $7B In Texas Gas Manufacturing Facility
Nacero Inc. will build a lower carbon gasoline manufacturing facility at a site in Penwell, TX, employing 350 full time operators and maintenance personnel.
Permian Basin Is Booming In Southeast New Mexico
Logistics are being upgraded to support expanding oil and gas production, including a larger regional airport in Lea County now offering non-stop flights to Denver.
Messer To Build New Air Separation Plant In Indiana
To meet growing demand from Midwest manufacturing and healthcare industries, the industrial gas company will invest $38 million in a new, large-scale air separation unit in Indianapolis.
Sturgeon County, Alberta, Canada: Start. Grow. Thrive.
Access, partnership, collaboration and connection in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region
Governor’s Report: Leading By Example In Louisiana
Under Gov. John Bel Edwards, Louisiana has become a national leader in cyber security and a global leader in water management and coastal restoration.
Lacassine Operating Co. Building $12.5M Plant In Louisiana
The industrial chemical company’s new catalyst blending plant will serve refinery clients around the world from an industrial park in Lacassine, Jefferson Davis Parish.
CKPC To Produce Highly Recyclable Plastics In Canada
Through its Strategic Innovation Fund, Canada will invest US$36 million to support construction of the new US$3.3 billion polypropylene complex in Sturgeon County, Alberta.
ExxonMobil Investing $469M In Louisiana
The addition of a polypropylene manufacturing unit to the company's greater Baton Rouge petrochemical complex will create 65 new jobs.
January / February 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 1)
The January / February 2019 issue features our annual State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards, our editor's picks for top utilities, and more.
South Louisiana Methanol To Invest $2.2B In Louisiana Project
The joint venture with SABIC will create a new methanol complex on a site along the Mississippi River and result in 75 new direct jobs in St. James Parish, LA.
Sendero Midstream Opens New Mexico Plant, Announces $750M Investment
The company’s newest investment will support increased oil and natural gas production from the flourishing Permian Basin region.
2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year: Bronze Award
A partnership between Saudi Arabian Basic Industries and Exxon chooses Corpus Christi, TX for a new $10-billion ethane cracker.
Supply Chain Reaction
As the renegotiation of NAFTA begins, the hemispheric supply chain may be the biggest obstacle to major revisions.
A monumental fight over federal land is heating up in the state with the second-largest percentage of it.
Happy Economic Development Week!
As the IEDC's second annual celebratory week for Economic Development begins today, here are some tips about how your location can participate.
Energizing Louisiana’s Future
Louisiana is ready to be the prime global hub for liquefied natural gas exports, and it’s aiming to be the national leader in cybersecurity.
Arkansas: Daisy And Gamo Put U.S. Headquarters In Rogers
The consolidated operation of these two well-known airgun lines will add 25 jobs over the next two years.
Louisiana: Plaquemines Parish Lands $8.5-Billion LNG Complex
Venture Global’s two liquified natural gas projects in Louisiana, a total investment of $13 billion, will make the state a leader in LNG exports.