Can Don Briggs lift oil industry spirits as LAGCOE Looey?
LAGCOE turns 62 this year, Cring said. It’s not ready for early retirement.
Briggs, the latest in the line of three dozen “LAGCOE Looeys” and president of Louisiana Oil & Gas Association, donned the traditional hardhat that he’ll wear at the show and promised to offer unabashed encouragement. He cited LAGCOE Looeys of the past like J.P. Owen, Frank Harrison and Paul Hilliard, who he said were his industry mentors.
And in the still of the luncheon’s aftermath, he declared he was “proud to be a Christian, proud to be an American and proud to be an oilman”…