In an interview with Red River Radio, the American Petroleum Institute's Rayola Dougher voiced support for Cheniere Energy's proposed liquefied natural gas plant in South Louisiana. She said the Haynesville Shale gas field is perfectly positioned to the LNG export market.
The El Dorado City Council will consider next week whether to purchase a machine that would simulate processes at chemical plants and refineries. The $300,000 pilot plant would be housed at South Arkansas Community College.
LeTourneau University's welding and materials joining department will carry out a two-year study to develop novel ways of joining steel on bridges, with $250,000 from the Federal Highway Administration.
Budding entrepreneurs from South Arkansas will compete in an elevator-pitch style competition tonight at the Rialto Theater in El Dorado. People with a business idea will have the state for one minute to give a thumbnail sketch of what they hope to do, with would-be investors in the audience.