|Posted on 1/16/2018 3:00:00 AM.|
Don Briggs' 26 year run as the President of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association is coming to an end. Briggs says he’ll remain active, because he is concerned about the lost jobs in the industry. He blames Governor Edwards for support lawsuits the oil companies for their role in damaging the state’s wetlands. Briggs said several investors from New York were ready to invest.
|LOGA, Don Briggs, oil and gas industry|
|Posted on 3/9/2017 12:20:00 AM.|
There’s a renewed sense of optimism for the oil industry, according to the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association, who host their annual summit today in Lake Charles. LOGA Vice President Gifford Briggs says higher oil prices aren’t the only thing contributing to their uplifted spirits.
|Gifford Briggs, LOGA, oil and gas, oil prices, |
|Posted on 1/25/2017 3:24:00 AM.|
President Donald Trump has signed two orders that moves forward with construction on the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines, so what does that mean for Louisiana? Acting President of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association Gifford Briggs says this creates more hope of the construction of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline. But he says looking at a bigger picture, there is a renewed optimism within the industry under a Trump presidency.
|LOGA, Don Briggs, President Trump, pipeline|
|Posted on 12/14/2016 6:01:00 AM.|
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen former-Texas Governor Rick Perry as the Secretary for the Department of Energy. So what does that mean for Louisiana’s oil and gas industry? Acting president of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association, Gifford Briggs, says this nomination adds to the narrative of hope.
|Gifford Briggs, LOGA, Donald Trump|
|Posted on 6/19/2016 10:22:00 AM.|
The head of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association says there are some encouraging signs for the struggling industry. LOGA President Don Briggs says one positive sign is that oil prices are near $50 a barrel, after falling to $26 in February.
“That’s darn near 100% increase in prices so any increase right now makes our producers a lot happier,” Briggs said.
|Don Briggs, LOGA, oil and gas|
|Posted on 3/29/2016 5:59:00 AM.|
Drilling activity has hit an all-time low in Louisiana. That’s according to Don Briggs, president of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association. Briggs says 25 rigs are running in the Gulf of Mexico and only five are in operation on land in south Louisiana.
|LOGA, Don Briggs, drilling, gas|