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Oil City clerk arrested on theft charge

SHREVEPORT, La. — A town clerk for Oil City has been arrested for allegedly stealing over $24,000. Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator, in a news release, said 44-year-old Melissa Doise, of Oil City, was booked with felony theft for embezzling cash and manipulating accounting records in an effort to conceal the alleged crime. Authorities say Doise is accused of altering ...

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Honeywell completes $33M expansion in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La. — A $33 million modernization project at Honeywell’s chemical and refrigerant gases manufacturing facility in Baton Rouge has been completed. Gov. Bobby Jindal and Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies President and CEO Darius Adamczyk announced the completion Monday. The project extended the life of Honeywell’s existing facility, retaining 200 jobs and creating 11 new ones with an ...

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BHP Billiton sells Haynesville holdings to private E&P company


BHP Billiton is shedding its Haynesville assets. According to Charlie Passut for Natural Gas Intelligence, the Australia-based mineral giant is selling its oil and gas properties in the Elm Grove and Caspiana fields of northern Louisiana to a privately-owned subsidiary of J-W Energy Co. The value of the sale was not disclosed. The deal came with about 1,200 wellbores and ...

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Caddo may raise worker pay

SHREVEPORT, La. — Employees of Caddo Parish could get a pay raises until the Parish Commission’s proposed budget for 2015. The Times reports the proposal provides for merit increases up to 3 percent and a 2 percent cost-of-living increase for the majority of Caddo’s 436 employees. Related: 225 new jobs reported in La. biofuel industry The $86 million budget proposal includes ...

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Sunoco spill revised up to 189,000 gallons

MOORINGSPORT, La. — Oil is flowing again through a 1,000-mile pipeline that broke in northwest Louisiana nearly four weeks ago. Sunoco Logistics Partners LP spokesman Jeff Shields tells The Times of Shreveport that the total spill is now estimated at 189,000 gallons. That’s up 21,000 gallons from the previous estimate. Shields says the partnership got a more accurate estimate after ...

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Oil spill cleanup continues in Caddo Parish

MOORINGSPORT, La. — Officials say that 3,450 barrels of oil have been recovered from an Oct. 13 oil spill along Tete Bayou in Caddo Parish. About 4,000 barrels of oil spilled from a rupture in the Mid-Valley pipeline owned by Sunoco Logistics Partners. It carries crude oil from Longview, Texas to Samaria, Michigan. Sunoco spokesman Jeff Shield tells KSLA-TV that ...

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Sunoco pipeline spills 4,000 barrels of crude in Caddo Parish

A major oil spill in Caddo Parish has already had a lethal impact on the surrounding environment, according to Vicki Welborn for The Advertiser. The spill, discovered last Monday, will have cleanup crews on the site for what could be months to come. The crude oil leaked from a Mid-Valley pipeline—which runs 1,000 miles from Texas to Michigan—in the Tete ...

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