|Posted on 10/24/2017 5:20:00 PM.|
The Interior Department plans to put nearly 77-million acres in the Gulf of Mexico on sale for energy companies to perform oil and gas development. President of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association Don Briggs hopes energy companies will take advantage of the largest oil and gas lease sale in U-S history.
|oil and gas, Don Briggs, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association|
|Posted on 1/12/2017 11:46:00 AM.|
A public hearing is scheduled for tonight to discuss the proposed Bayou Bridge Pipeline, which would run across 11 parishes spanning from Calcasieu to St. James. The hearing takes place at 6 p.m. in the Department of Environmental Quality building in Baton Rouge.
|Bayou Bridge Pipeline, Bucket Brigade, Anne Rolfes, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association, Gifford Briggs|
|Posted on 7/13/2016 3:23:00 AM.|
The investment bank, Goldman Sachs expects the U.S. oil and gas industry will hire tens of thousands of workers over the next few years when oil prices bounce back, but will it be that easy? President of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association Don Briggs doesn’t think so, because gas prices are still low and the majority of the 26,000 workers in the industry that were laid off have already found new jobs.
|Goldman Sachs, oil and gas industry, oil rigs, Don Briggs, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association|
|Posted on 1/27/2016 5:03:00 AM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
The Louisiana Oil and Gas Association's annual meeting begins today at the Golden Nugget Casino in Lake Charles. Vice President Gifford Briggs says the market shifted drastically in 2015, and it's critical that industry professionals stay informed.
|louisiana oil and gas association, annual meeting, golden nugget, gifford briggs, john bel edwards, oil prices|
|Posted on 11/6/2015 2:47:00 PM.|
Louisiana Oil and Gas Association President Don Briggs is not surprised President Barack Obama said no to a proposal to build the Keystone Pipeline. Obama's decision ended a seven-year debate over the Canada-to-Texas project that energy advocates said would create thousands of jobs and lower gas prices. Briggs says the President has never liked the idea of this pipeline.
|Don Briggs, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association, Keystone Pipeline, Barack Obama|
|Posted on 8/19/2015 4:11:00 PM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
Only five companies placed bids on 33 tracts in the western Gulf of Mexico during a federal oil lease sale in New Orleans. It's the smallest lease sale in the Gulf off Texas since the federal government began regional sales in 1983.
|louisiana oil and gas association, gulf of mexico, federal oil lease|
|Posted on 11/18/2014 2:16:00 AM.|
Falling oil prices is having a negative impact on the state's oil and gas industry. Many analysts say layoffs are in the industry's near future.
|Louisiana Oil and Gas Association, Don Briggs, oil prices, layoffs|