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BP is answering the challenge

Don Briggs Apr. 15, 2015, 3:20pm

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

Keep Louisiana Competitive

Don Briggs Apr. 1, 2015, 1:30pm

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

2015: A Year of Action

Don Briggs Dec. 31, 2014, 1:00pm

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2014: Highs And Lows For Oil And Gas

Don Briggs Dec. 17, 2014, 3:42pm

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

Oil and gas achieve victories in state legislature; But 'legacy lawsuits' continue to plague industry

Don Briggs Jun. 12, 2014, 7:27am

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas AssociationThe oil and gas industry was faced with several tough issues this Louisiana legislative session.The hot topic for debate were the pieces of legislation that would combat the hundreds of abusive lawsuits that are plaguing the oil and gas industry. Louisiana Oil and Gas Association, along with coalition members like the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil

Bills Seek To Protect Our State’s Future Success

Don Briggs Apr. 16, 2014, 4:38pm

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

As Legacy Lawsuit Count Rises, Rig Count Falls

Don Briggs Mar. 13, 2014, 7:49am

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

Employing Your Family And Enhancing Your Community

Don Briggs Feb. 12, 2014, 6:46pm

The oil and gas industry of Louisiana is the largest employer in the state. Over 30% of our nation’s natural resources flow from or through Louisiana. Whether from the Haynesville Shale in Northwest Louisiana or in the shallow waters of our coast, or moving through our vast pipeline infrastructure, Louisiana is called THE oil and gas state for a reason.

Judicial activism one reason for 'Judicial Hellhole' label

Don Briggs Jan. 15, 2014, 5:19pm

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

Killing the Golden Goose

Don Briggs Dec. 13, 2013, 4:27pm

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

Trial Lawyers Create Organic Drilling Moratorium

Don Briggs Nov. 14, 2013, 5:14pm

The same song different verse seems to be the new theme for the Louisiana legal climate. While the filing of 28 new lawsuits by the same group of trial lawyers should come as no surprise to the oil and gas industry, the lack of surprise makes the issue no less egregious.

Poor Legal Climate Stealing the Show

Don Briggs Oct. 2, 2013, 6:57pm

While the national political climate is unsteady and the entire country is nervous about how a government shutdown might affect us at home, Louisiana is experiencing an unprecedented economic development boom.A study conducted in February by Dr. David Dismukes of the LSU Center for Energy Studies showed that over $62 billion in economic development investments have been committed to the state of Louisiana

LO&G President: Actual damage not necessary

Don Briggs Sep. 4, 2013, 1:45pm

A common theme right now in Louisiana is legalized extortion. If you need to make a quick dollar, have no fear; a plaintiff attorney will find you. 

Lawsuit Accusations Are Just That

Don Briggs Aug. 21, 2013, 2:47pm

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

Just More Extortion By The Trial Lawyers

Don Briggs Jul. 30, 2013, 4:43pm

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

New Climate Change Policy, Same Ole’ Agenda

Don Briggs Jun. 27, 2013, 6:06pm

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

A good legislative session for the oil and gas industry

Don Briggs Jun. 12, 2013, 7:12pm

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

The Future of Natural Gas In Louisiana

Don Briggs May 29, 2013, 7:21pm

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

More EPA Oversight

Don Briggs May 15, 2013, 6:09pm

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

Throw Me Something, Mister!

Don Briggs May 3, 2013, 3:21pm

Don Briggs,President,Louisiana Oil and Gas Association