LORI LEBLANC, Offshore Committee Director, LMOGA

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

Feb 23, 2018 3:31 PM 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

Dec 18, 2017 4:01 PM 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

Nov 7, 2017 7:00 AM Offshore & Marine

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

Oct 20, 2017 7:54 AM 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

Sep 13, 2017 1:35 PM Upstream

Energy production, safety and environmental sustainability more

Aug 15, 2017 7:00 AM 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

Jul 6, 2017 9:08 AM 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

Apr 4, 2017 8:45 AM Natural Gas

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

Mar 20, 2017 2:35 PM 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

Sep 19, 2016 12:00 AM 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

Jun 1, 2016 12:00 AM Offshore & Marine

From Baton Rouge to Port Fourchon, government leaders and business owners are grappling with the impacts low oil prices are having on our economy and on Louisiana workers and their families. more

Apr 1, 2016 12:00 AM Drilling & Exploration

We often talk about the significant benefits of Louisiana’s oil and gas industry to our nation’s energy supply, American jobs and local economies, but did you know energy production in the Gulf of Mexico is also critical to saving our coast? more

Mar 1, 2016 12:00 AM Offshore & Marine

The Gulf of Mexico (GOM) is a critical region for energy resources and infrastructure in the U.S., and Louisianans recognize this perhaps better than anyone. more

Dec 1, 2015 12:00 AM Offshore & Marine

Five years ago, a grassroots group of Louisiana energy workers and homegrown oilfield service companies united to challenge the federal government’s moratorium on deepwater drilling in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe. more

Nov 1, 2015 12:00 AM Offshore & Marine

As early as this fall, Congress may have the opportunity to lift a ban on crude oil exports and stimulate our national and state economies at a level we haven’t seen in over 40 years. more

Oct 1, 2015 12:00 AM Drilling & Exploration

Ten years ago, southeast Louisiana was beginning to recover from a hurricane named Katrina that scattered families, devastated neighborhoods and left an indelible mark by which all future natural disasters would be compared. more

Sep 1, 2015 12:00 AM Drilling & Exploration

Just as the invention of the steam engine powered the start of the Industrial Revolution, innovative oil and gas technology has ushered in a powerful deepwater revolution in the Gulf of Mexico in rece... more

Jun 1, 2015 5:00 AM Offshore & Marine

Five years after the deepwater drilling moratorium shut down offshore exploration and threatened to devastate domestic energy production, the Gulf of Mexico has risen like a shining star in America’s ... more

Apr 1, 2015 5:00 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

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