Energy industry demands spur growth of ports throughout central Gulf region

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Energy industry demands spur growth of ports throughout central Gulf region Propelled to a great extent by growing energy industry demands and the need to handle increasing volumes of other bulk commodities, ports of the mid-Gulf region – already among the nation’s busiest – are experiencing an activity boom, with billions of dollars of both public- and private-sector investments.

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For more than a quarter of a century, Paul Scott Abbott has been writing and shooting images for the American Journal of Transportation, applying four decades of experience as an award-winning journalist.

A graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, with a master’s magna cum laude from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Abbott has served as president of chapters of the Propeller Club of the United States, Florida Public Relations Association and Society of Professional Journalists.

Abbott honed his skills on several daily newspapers, including The Cincinnati Enquirer, The Richmond (Va.) News Leader, Albuquerque Journal and (South Florida) Sun-Sentinel, and was editor and publisher of The County Line, a weekly newspaper he founded in suburban Richmond, Va.

A native Chicagoan, he is a member of American Mensa and an ever-optimistic fan of the Chicago Cubs.