×

Top News & Analysis Louisiana

  • April 18- U.S. natural gas pipeline exports to Mexico fell to their lowest level since June 2015 due to maintenance on the NET Mexico pipe in Texas, while the first tankers from the United States started delivering liquefied natural gas to Mexico's Gulf Coast. A unit of Mexico's state-owned petroleum company, Petroleos Mexicanos, started importing LNG from...

  • *To use deal proceeds to pay off $850 mln of debt. April 17- Williams Partners LP said on Monday it would sell its stake in a unit that owns 88.46 percent of an olefins plant in Louisiana to Nova Chemicals for $2.1 billion in cash, as part of the pipeline operator's efforts to focus on natural gas. Williams Partners, which put the Geismar, Louisiana plant on the block in...

  • April 17- Pipeline operator Williams Partners LP said it would sell its stake in a unit that owns 88.46 percent of an olefins plant in Louisiana to Nova Chemicals for $2.1 billion in cash. Calgary-based Nova Chemical is owned by International Petroleum Investment Company, formed by the Abu Dhabi government to invest in the energy and related sectors.

  • April 17- Pipeline operator Williams Partners LP said it would sell its stake in a unit that owns 88.46 percent of an olefins plant in Louisiana to Nova Chemicals for $2.1 billion cash.

  • RUSTON, Louisiana, April 17- Mini motorcycle and go-kart maker Monster Moto made a big bet on U.S. manufacturing by moving assembly to this Louisiana town in 2016 from China. The loss of nearly one out four U.S. factories in the last two decades means parts for its bike frames and engines must be purchased in China, where the manufacturing supply chain moved years ago.

  • RUSTON, Louisiana, April 17- Mini motorcycle and go-kart maker Monster Moto made a big bet on U.S. manufacturing by moving assembly to this Louisiana town in 2016 from China. The loss of nearly one out four U.S. factories in the last two decades means parts for its bike frames and engines must be purchased in China, where the manufacturing supply chain moved years ago.

  • RUSTON, Louisiana, April 17- Mini motorcycle and go-kart maker Monster Moto made a big bet on U.S. manufacturing by moving assembly to this Louisiana town in 2016 from China. The loss of nearly one out four U.S. factories in the last two decades means parts for its bike frames and engines must be purchased in China, where the manufacturing supply chain moved years ago.

  • RUSTON, Louisiana, April 17- Mini motorcycle and go-kart maker Monster Moto made a big bet on U.S. manufacturing by moving assembly to this Louisiana town in 2016 from China. The loss of nearly one out four U.S. factories in the last two decades means parts for its bike frames and engines must be purchased in China, where the manufacturing supply chain moved years ago.

  • As President Trump faces pressure to deliver on his promise to revive manufacturing in the northern "rust belt" states that put him in the White House, his biggest challenge may not be Mexico or China, but the southern U.S. states that form the other pillar of his political base. States like Alabama have built a presence in the global supply chain in direct...

  • As President Trump faces pressure to deliver on his promise to revive manufacturing in the northern "rust belt" states that put him in the White House, his biggest challenge may not be Mexico or China, but the southern U.S. states that form the other pillar of his political base. States like Alabama have built a presence in the global supply chain in direct...

  • The report predicted economic harm to Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas- all states Trump won in the 2016 presidential election. The list of hard-hit states also includes California, New Jersey and Illinois, which were carried by Democrat Hillary Clinton. The study was sharply criticized by House Ways and Means...

  • WASHINGTON, April 6- New applications for U.S. unemployment benefits recorded their biggest drop in nearly two years last week, pointing to a further tightening in the labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 25,000 to a seasonally adjusted 234,000 for the week ended April 1, the Labor Department said on Thursday.

  • *Flat $8/ mmBtu could be expensive in 2023- Diamond Gas Int'l. *Australia's Woodside also considering flat price offers- CEO. LNG exports ex- Alaska as head of Cheniere Energy- stirred things up at the Gastech conference in Japan from the start, offering cargoes delivered to Japan at a flat $8 per million British thermal units.

  • San Francisco's Painted Ladies

    Seven Republican states carried by President Donald Trump would be among the hardest hit if a Republican-backed border adjustment tax became law.

  • WASHINGTON, April 6- Seven U.S. The report predicts harm to Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas-- all states Trump won in the 2016 presidential election. The list of hard-hit states also includes California, New Jersey and Illinois, carried by Democrat Hillary Clinton.

  • April 5- PepsiCo pulled a commercial featuring model Kendall Jenner on Wednesday after the ad prompted outrage and ridicule from those who said it trivialized rights protests and public unrest in the United States. The ad, released late on Tuesday, shows the fashion celebrity and reality TV star in a photo shoot when she sees protesters marching.

  • April 5- PepsiCo pulled a commercial featuring model Kendall Jenner on Wednesday after the ad prompted outrage and ridicule from those who said it trivialized rights protests and public unrest in the United States. The ad, released late on Tuesday, shows the fashion celebrity and reality TV star in a photo shoot when she sees protesters marching.

  • April 5- Pepsi's new ad featuring Kendall Jenner prompted Twitter users to howl outrage on Wednesday, with civil rights advocates saying it trivialized recent street unrest across the United States. The spot drew immediate criticism on Twitter, with users of the social media platform saying the ad belittled anti-police violence protests that have taken...

  • *Rain forecasts in Argentina raise risk to harvest. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, April 5- Chicago soybeans rose on Wednesday to pull away from a six-month low hit in the previous session because large global supplies are already priced in, while rain forecasts in Argentina shifted attention towards harvest risks in the South American exporter. The Chicago Board of Trade...

  • *Rain forecasts in Argentina raise risk to harvest. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, April 5- Chicago soybeans rose on Wednesday to pull away from a six-month low hit in the previous session because large global supplies are already priced in, while rain forecasts in Argentina shifted attention towards harvest risks in the South American exporter. The Chicago Board of Trade...