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ExxonMobil provides $275,000 to East Baton Rouge Parish schools for special teacher training

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ExxonMobil announced Monday it will spend $275,000 to pay for up to 350 math, science and English teachers in East Baton Rouge Parish public middle and high schools to undergo training next summer.

The goal is to help high school students master these subjects so they can earn college credit via Advanced Placement courses, earn a college degree and ultimately help fill future jobs in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, fields.

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Cheniere’s Sabine Pass terminal nearing finish line

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Along a remote stretch of Louisiana coastline, roseate spoonbills and snowy egrets share the skyline with more than 120 construction cranes.

Every day, 67 buses parade down a two-lane asphalt highway bordered by thickets of river cane and the Sabine River channel.

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Hess to tap into deep Gulf of Mexico waters

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Upstream-focused energy company Hess Corp. said it launched development plans for its deepwater Stampede project in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Chevron Sanctions Stampede Project in the Deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico

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Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) announced today that its subsidiary, Union Oil Company of California (Union), has reached a final investment decision to proceed with the development of the Hess Corporation-operated Stampede project in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Stampede is a deepwater subsea development, which will be tied-back to a newly constructed Tension Leg Platform.

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Chevron, BP make oil discovery in Gulf of Mexico

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Chevron and BP have made an oil discovery in one of the deepest regions the industry has taken on in the Gulf of Mexico, the companies said Thursday.

The oil majors said the discovery well, in the Keathley Canyon Block 10 located about 180 miles from the Louisiana coast, “encountered significant oil pay,” but they did not say how much oil they estimated is in the ancient Paleogene sandstone formation.

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