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BILLY WADSACK, Associate Editor

when Hurricanes Katrina and Rita struck the Gulf Coast in August and September 2005, they devastated the region in a way it had never seen before. It took years for much of the area to recover and som... more

Jun 1, 2015 6:00 AM

When Hurricanes Katrina and Rita struck the Gulf Coast in August and September 2005, they devastated the region in a way it had never seen before. It took years for much of the area to recover and som... more

Jun 1, 2015 5:00 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

By integrating the services of its Baytown Refinery and Chemical Plants, ExxonMobil’s Complex in Baytown, Texas, is forging a new path in the energy industry. more

Apr 1, 2015 5:00 AM Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

With crude oil supplies reaching the Gulf Coast at record levels thanks to the shale oil boom, many U.S. oil refiners and marketers have expressed interest in reforming — or outright repealing — the J... more

Feb 1, 2015 6:00 AM Offshore & Marine

To help spread the word about the positive aspects of fracking, BIC Alliance recently partnered with the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association (LMOGA) and the LSU Center for Energy Studies t... more

Feb 1, 2015 6:00 AM BIC Events

Demand from power generation has accounted for 90-95 percent of all demand in the natural gas market during the past decade. However, the U.S. lost about a decade’s worth of demand in that sector duri... more

Dec 1, 2014 6:00 AM Natural Gas

The insurance brokerage and risk management firm Bowen, Miclette & Britt recently co-hosted a private screening of the 2013 feature documentary “FrackNation” with James E. Bashaw & Co. in Houston. The... more

Nov 1, 2014 5:00 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

Following a 9-percent increase in crude-by-rail deliveries during the first seven months of 2014 compared to the same period in 2013, the U.S. DOT published proposed rules to improve the safety of tan... more

Nov 1, 2014 5:00 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP (NASDAQ: CLMT) has one of the most diverse specialty hydrocarbon capabilities in the world with product lines that include both naphthenic and paraffinic oils, a... more

Sep 1, 2014 5:00 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

As much as energy surrounds everyone in their daily lives, from powering daily transportation and the comforts of home to providing clean water and food, most people seldom think about where that ener... more

Sep 1, 2014 5:00 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

As he approaches his first anniversary as plant manager of Air Liquide’s Bayport, Texas, Complex, Dale Fritsche has a significant accomplishment he’s looking to achieve for the facility — to make it Air Liquide’s top location on the planet. more

Aug 1, 2014 5:00 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

While the U.S. EPA is responsible for protecting the nation’s health and environment, one of the organization’s core policies states environmental stewardship is shared by all those whose actions affe... more

Aug 1, 2014 5:00 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

The recent growth in successful drilling of oil and natural gas wells through hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling in the United States has created a great demand for one of the key ingredient... more

Mar 3, 2014 9:16 PM Natural Gas