Recent News About Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association
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People arrested while protesting the Bayou Bridge Pipeline have filed a lawsuit claiming the arrest violates their right to free speech.
The recent legislative session has been a popular topic of discussion for think tanks and reform groups in Louisiana, as there was a number of both good and bad bills alike that were killed and passed.
According to The Advocate, Louisiana’s oil and gas industry, which has been condemned for its alleged involvement in coastal erosion, may just be the coast’s savior.
Tyler Gray, president and general counsel of the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil & Gas Association, believes the forum shopping by plaintiffs within the legal system is a flawed strategy that will only end in more damages to the state’s business climate and residents.
According to a FoxNews report, the rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran could result in higher gas prices while impacting Louisiana’s oil industry as a whole.
For Louisiana, the gas and oil industry is one of the state's biggest, providing thousands of jobs to residents. But as lawsuits have stacked up against the industry, candidates for the position of governor are making their stance clear when it comes to this job provider.
In the midst of the coastal lawsuits that have been filed against the oil and gas industry, groups that support these industries are beginning to speak out against what they believe to be unfair targeting of a single industry.
Watchdog group says it's time for municipal groups to move past trend of suing oil and gas companies
In the wake of a series of coastal lawsuits that have been filed against the oil and gas industry, individuals and business interest groups are speaking out against what they believe to be unfair blame being placed on a single industry.
Coastal erosion is a hot topic these days in Louisiana thanks to multiple lawsuits against the energy industry alleging it is to blame for the land loss ravaging the state.
NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana's lawsuits against oil and gas companies — two major forces in the state's economy — continue to draw national attention as the City of New Orleans alleges the energy industry is to blame for coastal erosion and damages to the wetlands.
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Following the seemingly countless threats against the oil and gas industry of Louisiana, the City of New Orleans has joined with six other parishes filing lawsuits against energy companies, listing allegations of coastal land loss.
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Terrebonne Parish seeks damage assessments before violations have been confirmed, state oil and gas offical argues
A recent op-ed written by Lana Venable, director of the Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch, and published by Watchdog raises concerns about the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources’ recent appointment of the Terrebonne Parish district attorney to conduct damage assessments that are alleged to come from oil and gas development in the parish.
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After years of decline for onshore drilling, oil and gas producers are working to boost onshore production of oil, a welcome change in comparison to last year when oil and gas companies were under fire for alleged coastal erosion.
Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association calls for policies that will improve state's broken legal climate
Lana Sonnier Venable of Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch (LLAW) examined lawsuit abuse in Louisiana in a recent report published on DailyCaller website.
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Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association says Plaquemines Parish wants jobs, not coastal lawsuits
Following a brutal battle which ended with the Plaquemines Parish choosing to withdraw from a coastal lawsuit against the energy industry, it seems plausible that the lawsuit may be far from over.
Following the threat of a climate lawsuit by groups that claimed energy companies were contributing to the state's coastal erosion, Gifford Briggs, the president of the Louisiana Oil & Gas Association, penned a response to the Plaquemines Parish Council.
Growing list of tort reform proponents should speak volumes, Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association says
With Louisiana's legal climate having been dubbed a "judicial hellhole" by the American Tort Reform Association, groups and individuals alike are calling for reform of the judicial system that has cost the state $1.1 billion a year.
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The president of the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association (LMOGA) is fearful of what the costs and lost jobs stemming from excessive litigation mean for the state's economy.
Plaquemines Parish likely to suffer if erosion suit succeeds, Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association says
The Plaquemines Parish Council has allowed plaintiff attorneys to file suit on its behalf against a number of oil, gas and pipeline companies accusing them of contributing to coastal erosion, but many Louisianans are not necessarily backing the initiative.