VIDEO: Energy Committee Passes Cassidy Measure Restoring Nearly $100 Million for Louisiana’s Coast

VIDEO: Energy Committee Passes Cassidy Measure Restoring Nearly $100 Million for Louisiana’s Coast

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, offered an amendment Wednesday with Senator Luther Strange (R-AL) that would increase the money that coastal states like Louisiana are able to receive through revenue sharing under the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA). The committee passed Cassidy’s […]

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Study says toxic gas covers Desoto Parish from the Haynesville Shale

Study says toxic gas covers Desoto Parish from the Haynesville Shale

The Haynesville Shale brings economic growth for Northwest parishes, but does it come at a cost of human health? A national organization partners with a Louisiana group to study this question. Natural gas sites cover the map of Desoto and Red River Parishes. Facilities are designed to vent emissions. Two non-profit partnerships are studying those […]

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Senate GOP tax bill would raise oil revenue caps for Gulf Coast states under Cassidy amendment

Senate GOP tax bill would raise oil revenue caps for Gulf Coast states under Cassidy amendment

A measure that would potentially raise Louisiana’s share of federal oil revenue in the coming decades was headed for inclusion in the U.S. Senate’s GOP-backed tax bill. The proposal would raise a federal cap on the amount of offshore oil revenue currently split between Gulf Coast states. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana, added the change to […]

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The Fight Goes On

The Fight Goes On

Don Briggs, President of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association  On the morning of October 30th, Louisiana’s oil and gas industry woke up to promising news amongst the headlines of low rig counts and low global commodity pricing. The United State Supreme Court denied hearing the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East’s (SLFPA-E) appeal of the […]

Great Expectations

Great Expectations

Don Briggs, President of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association  Energy producers across the United States are benefitting greatly from the policies of our President and his cabinet appointments. New lands are being opened up for drilling and exploration purposes. Overly burdensome rules and regulatory hurdles that stifled the growth of our industry are systematically […]

Everyone Has Skin in the Game

Everyone Has Skin in the Game

By: Don Briggs, President of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association    If you have turned on your TV in the last few months, you have likely seen political ads beginning to pop up here and there. Thankfully, with the invention of DVR, you are now able to record your shows and fast forward through the commercials. […]

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Slow growth, high production leaves oil prices bruised

Strong production trends in the United States and a slump in growth in the world’s leading economies left crude oil prices deep in the red early Monday. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development reported total growth in real growth domestic product slowed to 0.6 percent in the third quarter, down from the 0.8 percent […]

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Iraq Is Giving OPEC a Headache

OPEC has an Iraq problem: the group’s second-biggest exporter is lurching between quota busting and production-crimping crisis, clouding the policy-making picture as ministers decide how long they need to extend output curbs. Exports from Iraq’s northern fields plunged by about 40 percent in the first half of November after clashes between the federal army and fighters […]

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The Keystone XL Pipeline Wins a Battle, But Faces a New War

After a nearly decade-long fight over its construction—which grew to include three states, two provinces, several indigenous tribes, tens of thousands of activists, and two U.S. presidents—the Keystone XL pipeline seemed set to clear its final major hurdle on Monday morning. By a vote of 3-2, the Nebraska Public Service Commission voted to allow the […]

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Just Energy Expands International Footprint with Launch into Japan

This post was originally published on this siteTORONTO, Nov. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Just Energy Group Inc. (TSX:JE) (NYSE:JE) (“Just Energy” or the “Company”), a leading retail energy provider specializing in electricity and natural gas commodities, energy efficiency solutions, and renewable energy options, today announced that the Company has officially launched operations in Japan […]

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Petrogress, Inc. Files 3Q Form 10-Q

This post was originally published on this siteNEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Petrogress, Inc. (OTCMkts:PGAS) filed its Form 10-Q covering financial results for the period ended September 30, 2017. The report was delayed to allow the Company’s accounting staff in Greece and the US to address issues relating to the acquisition of […]

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SHARC Helps Borders College Win Prestigious Industry Award

This post was originally published on this siteVANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sharc International Systems Inc.  (CSE:SHRC) (FSE:IWIA) (OTCQB:INTWF) (“SHARC” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that the Company’s revolutionary SHARC™ wastewater heat exchange system has helped Borders College win a top award at the prestigious Green Gown Awards. Established […]

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Audit: Louisiana nursing home payments keep increasing despite flat occupancy rates, low quality-of-care rankings

Over the last decade, Louisiana has sharply increased its payments to nursing homes even as occupancy rates have stayed flat and quality-of-care rankings have hovered near the bottom, according to a report released Monday by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office. The report also states that Louisiana’s formula to determine how much nursing homes receive in […]

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Gov. John Bel Edwards may rescind order on building standards that some say delayed construction projects

Gov. John Bel Edwards is preparing to rescind an executive order aimed at spurring rebuilding after the August 2016 floods, but also had the effect of delaying construction around the state – about $700 million worth projects in New Orleans alone. Edwards on June 14 ordered a year-long delay of the implementation of uniform construction […]

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Baton Rouge court allows defamation lawsuit against Legislative Auditor to continue

A former cabinet secretary will be able to continue his defamation lawsuit against the Louisiana Legislative Auditor, a civil district court judge in Baton Rouge ruled Monday morning. The state asked 19th Judicial District Court Judge William Morvant to toss out the lawsuit claiming Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera was protected by the same legislative exception […]

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