Uber drivers impacted by rising gas prices

Uber drivers impacted by rising gas prices

Across the country, the price of gasoline has jumped an average of 12 cents in 14 days. That’s according to AAA, which also reports the national average is the highest it has been in four years. People who make money behind the wheel said they are putting their cars in park until the price of […]

Legislature convenes for another special session; Gov. Edwards: This one ‘can be different’

Legislature convenes for another special session; Gov. Edwards: This one ‘can be different’

Louisiana lawmakers are back in session, with a tall task of shoring up a looming $650 million budget gap in just two weeks. Just hours into the Legislature’s second special session of the year, some leaders are already voicing deep concern about the ability to address the fiscal cliff in just two weeks — particularly at […]

ExxonMobil and Employees Contribute Nearly $2.7 Million to Louisiana Colleges and Universities

ExxonMobil and Employees Contribute Nearly $2.7 Million to Louisiana Colleges and Universities

ExxonMobil and its employees contributed nearly $2.7 million to 21 institutions of higher education across Louisiana as part of the ExxonMobil Foundation’s 2017 Educational Matching Gift Program. ExxonMobil employees, retirees, directors and surviving spouses contributed more than $709,000 to 21 Louisiana colleges and universities, which was matched by more than $1.9 million in unrestricted grants […]

The Future of Oil and Gas

The Future of Oil and Gas

Gifford Briggs, President of the Louisiana Oil & Gas Association   The days of pen and paper seem to be coming to a close as this method of communication is being replaced by tablets and smart phones. We no longer have the attention span to wait on a letter to arrive by mail.  Instead, we […]

Austin Chalk: Louisiana’s Golden Egg ?

Austin Chalk: Louisiana’s Golden Egg ?

Gifford Briggs, President of the Louisiana Oil & Gas Association Easter is one of my favorite times of year to spend with my family. Not only is it a time to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, but it is a time to get together with those you love, consume endless amounts of boiled crawfish, […]

A New Pair of Gloves

A New Pair of Gloves

Don Briggs, President Emeritus of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Industry    The oil and gas industry is a very unique and timeless industry here in the great state of Louisiana. It has given me some of the best and most challenging moments in my life, but I think to the overall benefit of those […]

Kuwait Petroleum plans $2.6 bln loan for LNG terminal -sources

A Kuwait Petroleum Corporation-owned firm plans to borrow up to $2.6 billion from banks and export credit agencies to build a liquefied natural gas import terminal, banking sources said. Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) will use the money raised to develop the terminal at Kuwait’s Al Zour complex, which also has a refinery and […]

Oil falls as investors grow wary of OPEC commitment to supply deal

Oil fell on Wednesday, under pressure from a potential increase in OPEC crude output to cool the market’s recent rally and cover any shortfalls in supply from Iran and Venezuela. Brent crude futures were down 75 cents at $78.82 a barrel by 0940 GMT, while U.S. crude fell 46 cents to $71.74 a barrel. The […]

China April LNG imports up 4.3 pct on mth, Jan-April up 58 pct

China’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports rose 4.3 percent in April from a month earlier to 3.39 million tonnes, Chinese customs data showed on Wednesday LNG imports for the first four months were 15.75 million tonnes, the data showed, an increase of 58 percent from the same period a year ago as state refiners stepped […]

Thunder Energies announces interview with Midnight in the Desert w/Heather Wade on the danger posed by antimatter asteroids

TARPON SPRINGS, Fla., Dec. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Brian Buckley, Operations Manager of Thunder Energies Corporation, a publicly-traded company with stock symbol (OTC:TNRG), announces that Dr. Ruggero M. Santilli, company Chief Scientist, has been interviewed on December 6, 2017 by Ms. Heather Wade, host of Midnight in the Desert Radio (http://midnightinthedesert.com/how-to-listen) from 9:00 pm […]

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TransGlobe Energy Corporation Announces Q4 2017 Operations Update

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TransGlobe Energy Corporation (“TransGlobe” or the “Company”) (TSX:TGL) (NASDAQ:TGA) announces an operational update. All dollar values are expressed in US dollars unless otherwise stated. Highlights Annual 2017 average production is trending to ~15.4 MBoepd, a 27% increase over 2016 Lifted and sold ~510 thousand barrels of entitlement crude […]

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Eagle Energy Inc. Announces Ongoing Production Results from its First North Texas Well

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (TSX:EGL):  Eagle Energy Inc. (“Eagle”) is pleased to announce that, one month after initial production, the oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids rates from its first North Texas horizontal well continue to perform at budgeted levels.  Currently, the well is producing 450 barrels of oil equivalent […]

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You know what you never forget? You never forget your ninth legislative session.” That’s an evolving quip from state Rep. Thomas Carmody, and it’s usually good for a few laughs in the Capitol. The term-limited Republican from Shreveport has actually seen more than nine sessions since taking office in 2008. But he has never experienced […]

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