Oil & Gas

Louisiana oil companies face challenges trying to ramp up production

There's new pressure to increase U.S. oil production, but it's not that simple, reports Fox Business. "It's not just turning a switch like they think,"...

Tellurian begins construction at Driftwood LNG site

Tellurian Inc. announced March 28 that it has issued a limited notice to proceed to Bechtel Energy Inc. under an Engineering, Procurement and Construction...

Biden Administration says oil leasing to resume on federal land

The Biden administration said March 18 that it would resume plans for oil and gas drilling on federal lands after a federal appeals court...
David Dismukes

Dismukes: Minimal job creation from high oil because companies won’t drill

Rising fuel prices typically lead to job growth in an energy hub like Louisiana, but experts say the state is unlikely to see much...

Denbury inks three carbon sequestration agreements in Louisiana

Denbury Inc. recently announced three new lease agreements with large private landowners in Louisiana, securing additional exclusive rights to develop significant carbon dioxide (CO2)...

Cheniere’s Louisiana, Texas LNG plants gain DOE approval for more exports

The U.S. Department of Energy has given a liquefied natural gas exporter operating in Louisiana and Texas permission for additional sales to every country...

Are high oil prices good or bad for Louisiana?

Are high oil prices, on balance, good or bad for the state? That’s a complex question without an easy answer. There’s certainly an upside when...

Wave of new drilling permits in Louisiana likely on the way

Drilling requests and rig counts are hitting new highs in the state, reports WBRZ. The number of permit applications is quickly rising after a slow-down...

Shell sees global LNG trade nearly doubling by 2040

Shell's recently released LNG Outlook predicts global LNG demand will "cross 700 million tons a year by 2040,” a 90% increase from 2021, Reuters...

French named new executive director of LNG Center of Excellence

McNeese State University announced last week that Jason French, a consultant in the liquid natural gas industry, has been named executive director of the...

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