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The value of oil and natural gas in modern medicine

Via International Association of Geophysical Contractors Products derived from oil and natural gas are critical components of items we use each day, from cosmetics and clothing, to advances in modern medicine. The oil and natural gas industry makes healthcare what it is today. Below are just a few examples of how the industry has revolutionized...Read More »


ExxonMobil and Louisiana: More than a century of partnership and progress

Technological advances have opened a gateway to new supplies of energy, which has helped lead a reemergence in American manufacturing. During the next 10 years, ExxonMobil is planning to invest more than $20 billion and expand manufacturing facilities in the U.S. Gulf region that will create thousands of jobs. In Louisiana, ExxonMobil operates 33 facilities...Read More »


Trial Lawyer Suits Against the Oil and Gas Industry – Courts Are Saying They’re a Bad Idea

U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Decision Upholds Lower Court in Favor of Louisiana’s Largest Industry – Trial Lawyer Harassment Efforts Need to Stop Following is a statement from Grow Louisiana Coalition Executive Director Marc Ehrhardt regarding the decision by the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold Judge Nanette Jolivette Brown’s February 2015...Read More »


Cheniere Energy to export Canada’s first LNG

U.S. Looks Set to Export First LNG on Canada’s Behalf Via Bloomberg | Naureen Malik and Stephen Cunningham Canada’s first exports of liquefied natural gas may soon be heading overseas — from a port in Louisiana. A year ago, Cheniere Energy Inc. built an LNG export terminal along Louisiana’s coast and became the only company...Read More »


Shell, Mitsui to start deepwater projects in the Gulf of Mexico

Shell, Mitsui subsidiaries to start Kaikias deepwater project in the Gulf of Mexico Via The Advocate | Advocate staff report Subsidiaries of Royal Dutch Shell and Mitsui Oil Exploration Co. are going forward with the development of the Kaikias deepwater project in the Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana coast. Shell Offshore Inc. and MOEX...Read More »


$1.5 billion proposed facility to serve energy exploration

Port Cameron: Proposed $1.5 billion deep-water staging facility will serve area’s offshore energy needs via American Press|John Guidroz Port Cameron executive director Ted Falgout said the potential for the deep-water staging facility to serve the offshore energy needs in the Gulf of Mexico is endless. The proposed $1.5 billion port will be built on 500...Read More »


Louisiana must solve trade, regulation issues to prosper

U.S., Louisiana must solve trade, business regulation issues to prosper, experts say via The Advocate|Ted Griggs Federal and state governments must resolve trade and business regulation issues. For Louisiana, not doing so could see the wrong kind of exports — like chasing its oil and gas industry out of state or out of the country, an...Read More »


2017 Oil & Natural Gas Industry Day at the Louisiana State Capitol Grounds

  The oil and natural gas industry is essential to Louisiana’s economy, produces some of the highest paying jobs in all 64 parishes and is the No. 1 private investor in Louisiana’s coast. Tuesday, May 2, is a pivotal day for our state’s industry this year. Show support by joining us in Baton Rouge and...Read More »


Louisiana’s oil and natural gas industry is doing its part for the coast. It has for decades.

The oil and natural gas industry has been an economic partner and steward of Louisiana’s working coast for more than a century. It is providing a significant portion of the funding that will make the Coastal Master Plan a reality. Any honest evaluation of the past, as well as the efforts to protect the future,...Read More »


Energy startup, with Lafayette office, forms

ADVOCATE STAFF REPORT Jan 17, 2017 – 8:22 am SLANT Energy, a startup exploration and production company with offices in Lafayette and Wichita Falls, Texas, has secured a $30 million equity commitment from Dallas-based Pearl Energy Investments.  SLANT, which stands for South Louisiana and North Texas, will focus on developing shallow, conventional oil and gas fields...Read More »


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