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BP is answering the challenge

By Don Briggs | Apr 15, 2015

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

Keep Louisiana Competitive

By Don Briggs | Apr 1, 2015

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

2014: Highs And Lows For Oil And Gas

By Don Briggs | Dec 17, 2014

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

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

By Don Briggs | Jun 12, 2014

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

By Don Briggs | Apr 16, 2014

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

As Legacy Lawsuit Count Rises, Rig Count Falls

By Don Briggs | Mar 13, 2014

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

Employing Your Family And Enhancing Your Community

By Don Briggs | Feb 12, 2014

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

By Don Briggs | Jan 15, 2014

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

Killing the Golden Goose

By Don Briggs | Dec 13, 2013

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

Trial Lawyers Create Organic Drilling Moratorium

By Don Briggs | Nov 14, 2013

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

By Don Briggs | Oct 2, 2013

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

By Don Briggs | Sep 4, 2013

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

By Don Briggs | Aug 21, 2013

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

Just More Extortion By The Trial Lawyers

By Don Briggs | Jul 30, 2013

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

New Climate Change Policy, Same Ole’ Agenda

By Don Briggs | Jun 27, 2013

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

A good legislative session for the oil and gas industry

By Don Briggs | Jun 12, 2013

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

The Future of Natural Gas In Louisiana

By Don Briggs | May 29, 2013

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

More EPA Oversight

By Don Briggs | May 15, 2013

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

Throw Me Something, Mister!

By Don Briggs | May 3, 2013

Don Briggs,President,Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

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