Posts Tagged ‘Don Briggs’

Guest Commentary: U.S. Experiencing the Beginning of a Long-term Energy Boom

Guest Commentary: U.S. Experiencing the Beginning of a Long-term Energy Boom

With the advent of unconventional drilling methods, the global energy balance is shifting, and the U.S. could soon find itself at the top of list of the world’s oil and gas producing countries.

Study Claims Louisiana’s Green Jobs to Grow 14 Percent by 2021

Study Claims Louisiana’s Green Jobs to Grow 14 Percent by 2021

A new study by the Louisiana Workforce Commission suggests that Louisiana will see a surge in green jobs in the next 10 years.

Guest Commentary: Federal Government Ill-Equipped to Regulate Fracking

Guest Commentary: Federal Government Ill-Equipped to Regulate Fracking

The government’s track record would lead many to believe that it is incapable of efficiently permitting millions of new wells that will be drilled and hydraulically fractured in the coming decades.

Guest Commentary: Accountable Investments Are Key to Economic Growth

Guest Commentary: Accountable Investments Are Key to Economic Growth

Don Briggs comments on the Obama Administration’s plan to repeal vital tax incentives for oil and gas industry and raise taxes on those making over $250,000 per year.

Louisiana Squares Off With Treasury Over Revenue Sharing

Louisiana Squares Off With Treasury Over Revenue Sharing

A proposal backed by Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) would allow Louisiana and other producing states to keep a 37.5 percent share of oil and gas revenues that would otherwise fall into federal coffers.