Louisiana's rich natural gas supply is creating a new world of opportunities with biofuel and gas-to-liquids projects ranging from $450 million to $10 billion.
To attract a new generation of petro-tech workers, Louisiana reinvents its process technology curriculum, PTEC, and expands it to six community and technical colleges.
Home to an extensive port system, Louisiana is the gateway to 35 states via the Mississippi River and to the world via the Gulf of Mexico.
South Central Louisiana Technical College has created the first ROV maintenance curriculum of its kind, offering hands-on training for remotely operated vehicles.
Free Flow Power Corp. aims to submerge a colony of turbines on the bed of the Mississippi River, where they will harness the current's natural movement and convert it into electricity.
The Haynesville Shale in Northwest Louisiana is believed to contain more than 250 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, creating an array of business opportunities across several industries.
Growing from three employees to 50, Professional NDT has found success in the testing of specialized metal equipment that oil and gas companies lease for drilling.
Over the last 50 years, Port Fourchon has become the operational epicenter of the Gulf of Mexico's oil and gas industry, serving 90 percent of the deepwater platforms in the Gulf.
Cameron Valves and Measurement, an international manufacturer, could have expanded its operations at any of its 250 locations, but LED's Quality Jobs program gave Louisiana the edge.
Haynesville Shale’s economic potential is truly a field of dreams: a geological formation encompassing up to four million acres, the fourth largest natural gas field in the world.
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