Press Releases

LOGA Responds to the  U.S. Supreme Court Denial of SLFPA-E Lawsuit

LOGA Responds to the U.S. Supreme Court Denial of SLFPA-E Lawsuit

  BATON ROUGE, LA (October 30, 2017) — The Louisiana Oil and Gas Association (LOGA) issued the following statement in response to the United States Supreme Court’s denial to hear the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East (SLFPA-E) appeal of a lower court’s ruling. “It’s three strikes, and you’re out!” said Don Briggs, President of the […]

LOGA’s Ben Broussard Accepts Role with Catholic Services of Acadiana

BATON ROUGE, LA (September 26, 2017)— The Louisiana Oil and Gas Association (LOGA) issued the following statement in response to LOGA’s Marketing and Membership Director, Ben Broussard, accepting a new role as Director of External Affairs and Mission Integration for Catholic Services of Acadiana effective November 1st. “Over the past 11 years of serving Louisiana’s […]

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LOGA Priority Legislation Signed Into Law

BATON ROUGE, LA (June 29, 2017) —The Louisiana Oil and Gas Association (LOGA) issued the following statement upon notification that Governor Edwards has signed House Bill 461, priority legislation that reinstates an incentive to operators who re-enter inactive and orphaned wells. “This is a tremendous step in the right direction to reignite Louisiana’s oil and […]

LOGA President Named 2017 LAGCOE Looey

LOGA President Named 2017 LAGCOE Looey

BATON ROUGE, LA (June 19, 2017)— The Louisiana Oil and Gas Association President, Don Briggs, issued the following statement in response to being named the recipient of the 2017 Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Expedition (LAGCOE) Looey for his outstanding accomplishments and contributions to Louisiana’s oil and gas industry. “The LAGCOE Looey golden hardhat has been […]

LOGA and LMOGA Issue Letter to Trump in Support of GOMESA

BATON ROUGE, LA (June 7, 2017) —The Louisiana Oil and Gas Association (LOGA) and the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association (LMOGA) issued a letter to President Trump urging the Administration to include the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) in the 2018 federal budget. “Revenues that are shared through GOMESA are vital to […]

Update on LOGA President Don Briggs

Update on LOGA President Don Briggs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 13, 2017  The Louisiana Oil and Gas Association (LOGA) is pleased to announce Don Briggs is returning to his role as president of the association. As you will recall, he has been recovering from a serious head injury suffered in North Carolina last October. His rehabilitation has gone well, and he […]

LOGA And LMOGA Applaud Court of Appeals’ Decision to Affirm the Dismissal of Coastal Lawsuit

LOGA And LMOGA Applaud Court of Appeals’ Decision to Affirm the Dismissal of Coastal Lawsuit

BATON ROUGE, LA (March 3, 2017) — The Louisiana Oil and Gas Association (LOGA) and the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association (LMOGA) released the following statements upon receiving notification that the United States Fifth District Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East’s (SLFPA-E) lawsuit against oil […]

Energy Leaders Respond to New District Court Ruling on Coastal Litigation, Gov. Edwards’ Renewed Calls for More Lawsuits

Energy Leaders Respond to New District Court Ruling on Coastal Litigation, Gov. Edwards’ Renewed Calls for More Lawsuits

BATON ROUGE, LA (Nov. 10, 2016)— Louisiana Oil and Gas Association (LOGA) Acting President Gifford Briggs and Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association (LMOGA) President Chris John today issued the following joint statement in response to 24th Judicial District Court Judge Stephen Enright’s decision to grant a motion for a new trial in the lawsuits involving […]

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Press Release: State tax task force recommends package of changes with broader base and lowered rates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2, 2016 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Byron Henderson Public Information Director 225.219.2156 Byron.Henderson@la.gov BATON ROUGE – Louisiana’s tax system would be simplified with lower rates, fewer exemptions and a broader revenue base under recommendations from the task force charged with developing a more stable funding model for state government. The Task Force […]

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Update on LOGA President Don Briggs

Update on LOGA President Don Briggs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 17, 2016 Update on LOGA President Don Briggs The physical condition of Louisiana Oil and Gas Association President Don Briggs slowly continues to improve, and he has been moved from an Asheville, North Carolina medical facility to his hometown of Lafayette for further treatment while he is recovering. As you will […]

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