Posts Tagged ‘Louisiana Oil and Gas Association’

Study Alleges Majority of Legacy Lawsuits Fail to Produce Hard Evidence of Contamination

Study Alleges Majority of Legacy Lawsuits Fail to Produce Hard Evidence of Contamination

Are the attorneys and plaintiffs who file lawsuits built around oilfield contamination allegations genuinely concerned about environmental damage? Or, are they instead motivated by a loophole in the law that allows for financial awards to be detached from cleanup efforts?

Guest Commentary: BP Awarded First Gulf Permit to Drill Since Deepwater Horizon Incident

Guest Commentary: BP Awarded First Gulf Permit to Drill Since Deepwater Horizon Incident

The long-awaited permit gives BP the green light to begin drilling a 6,034-foot exploratory well off the coast of Louisiana in BP’s prolific Kaskida Field.

The Growing Natural Gas Economy

The Growing Natural Gas Economy

Louisiana’s natural gas has given the state an economic advantage over its neighbors, but the implementation of a thriving natural gas economy is still in its infancy.

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.