LOGA Board Names New President and New Chairman of the Board

BATON ROUGE, LA (March 12, 2018) — On Friday, March 9th, the Louisiana Oil & Gas Association’s (LOGA) Board of Directors voted unanimously to name Vice President Gifford Briggs as President, and to instate Arthur “Art” Price as the new Chairman of the Association.

“It is an absolute honor and blessing to be named President and to represent the independent oil and gas companies of Louisiana,” said President of LOGA, Gifford Briggs. “The future is bright, and opportunity for growth is abundant, but we must ensure that our industry is properly represented at every level of government. I look forward to fighting for and protecting the next generation of oil and gas men and women of Louisiana.”

“Louisiana’s oil and gas industry must be robust for Louisiana to prosper,” said Art Price, Chairman of LOGA. “I am thankful for the great work and representation that LOGA has provided our industry, and I look forward to joining their efforts as Chairman to promote the growth and well being of such a vital industry. This opportunity is truly an honor, and I am ready to begin working side by side with the LOGA staff.”

On March 9th, LOGA’s Board of Directors met at the conclusion of LOGA’s 2018 Annual Meeting and voted unanimously to name Vice President, Gifford Briggs, as the new President of the association and to instate President and CFO of Badger Oil Corporation, Art Price, as the Chairman of the association. Former President, Don Briggs, was named President Emeritus for his relentless effort to protect and ensure the success of Louisiana’s oil and gas industry.

AboutArthur“Art” Price:

Arthur J. Price is the President of Badger Oil Corporation, headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana. Mr. Price is an active board member of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association and the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry. He is a member of the board of directors of Business First Bank, a community banking institution headquartered in Baton Rouge and is also member of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Regional Regulatory Fairness Boards. Mr. Price serves as a director and treasurer of the Lafayette General Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Lafayette General Health, a regional, community-owned health system. He is also a director of the Badger Excellence in Education Foundation, whose mission is to assist and improve public and private educational efforts in the State of Louisiana. Mr. Price earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Louisiana, Lafayette and is a Certified Public Accountant.

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