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LORI LEBLANC, Offshore Committee Director, LMOGA

When Dr. Loren Scott speaks, people listen, especially when the news is good. As one year closes and another begins, his words of hope and optimism for our local economies supporting offshore oil and gas production sound like music to our ears. more

Training & Human Resources

Pricing is everything. In retail and in real estate, we all know that price can either attract prospective buyers or drive them away. The same can be said about the federal government’s approach to royalty revenue for offshore oil and gas production. more

M&A/Investment

America's offshore oil and gas industry is committed to safety for employees, contractors and our supporting communities, and a new partnership between industry and government is helping to make the industry even safer and smarter as well. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

August also heralds the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season, with mid-August to mid-September historically experiencing the most active storm development, and a renewed call for all of us along the Gulf Coast to be vigilant and prepared. more

Offshore & Marine

...When I attended the National Ocean Industries Association's annual meeting this spring... I also recognized women making their mark on today's industry in bold new roles, serving in high-level leadership positions that were once unthinkable. more

Training & Human Resources

While political debate wages over America's opportunity to expand offshore oil and gas production and economic projections of minimal increases in global oil prices, Gulf offshore operators and support companies are quietly getting the job done. more

Offshore & Marine

Areas that were once off limits for offshore oil and gas production could become significant contributors to American energy dominance if key provisions of a draft proposed offshore leasing program remain intact following the current public comment p more

Offshore & Marine

Since crude oil prices plunged, oil and gas producers have been grappling with a "new normal". The Gulf of Mexico offshore oil and gas industry is proving that necessity produces bold new ideas and a renewed focuses on efficiency and productivity. more

Offshore & Marine

The offshore oil and gas industry employs tens of thousands of Louisiana workers, supports hundreds of locally owned oilfield service companies, and pays millions in state and local taxes that fund our schools, roads and other public services. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Port Cameron LLC is developing a 500-acre, private deepwater staging port in Cameron Parish on the Calcasieu Ship Channel just south of Lake Charles that, upon completion, will be the largest private energy services facility along the Gulf Coast. more

Offshore & Marine

Throughout the Obama administration, the oil and gas industry and supporting communities beat the drum for expanded offshore production. more

Upstream

Like hunting and fishing, oil and gas is a way of life here. Louisiana proudly serves as the gateway to the Gulf, the front door to the boundless energy potential just miles off our coast and thousands of feet under the water's surface. more

Upstream

Energy production, safety and environmental sustainability more

Health, Safety & Environmental

The Department of Interior's first central Gulf of Mexico lease sale under newly named Secretary Ryan Zinke March 22 was a strong one, reflecting the industry's renewed optimism and interest in the deepwater Gulf. more

Offshore & Marine

The EIA’s Energy Outlook 2017 notes natural gas production in the U.S. is expected to grow rapidly — about 4 percent annually — from 2016-2020, and LNG is projected to dominate U.S. natural gas exports by the early 2020s. more

Natural Gas

Louisiana's offshore oil and gas industry has seen a lot of change over the past eight years. more

Refining/Petrochemical

The global decline in crude oil prices over the past year has dealt a blow to Louisiana and our coastal communities, but there are signs of hope as 2017 approaches. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) is predicting crude oil production i more

Plant Management & Operations

Federal regulations are a routine part of doing business in the U.S. At times, however, overreaching regulations can threaten the very existence of a business itself and the economy along with it. more

Offshore & Marine

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