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Landry argues for injunction against ‘social cost’ carbon plan

Attorney General Jeff Landry is asking a federal court in Lafayette to halt a Biden administration plan to apply climate change “social cost” damages...

Landry says Gulf lease sale could deliver $100 million to Louisiana

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is touting last week’s oil-and-gas land lease sale—the first to take place during the Biden administration—saying it could deliver...

Cassidy talks infrastructure at Bayou Industrial Group luncheon

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) pledged his support for the Bayou Region’s recovery from Hurricane Ida while addressing the Bayou Industrial Group in Thibodaux...

Louisiana guaranteed more than $7 billion from infrastructure bill

Louisiana is guaranteed more than $7 billion from the bipartisan $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill that won final passage during a weekend vote in the...

Feds outline plans to move forward with Lease Sale 257 in the Gulf of...

A sale notice for Lease Sale 257 in the Gulf of Mexico will likely be published in the Federal Register this month, under plans...

Louisiana gets fuel from Strategic Petroleum Reserve

The Energy Department has authorized the release of some of its strategic oil supply to help Louisiana combat a significant fuel shortage brought on...

Solar power offers $6 billion opportunity for Louisiana, researchers say

Efforts by a task force created Gov. John Bel Edwards to recruit and launch carbon capture projects in Louisiana—as a way to reduce the...

Climate report can’t defend leasing pause, industry warns

If the Biden administration cites the Aug. 9 United Nations climate report as evidence to support keeping federal oil and gas leasing on pause,...

Funds earmarked for Port Fourchon channel deepening

House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) announced that he has secured $1.5 million in the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies subcommittee bill...

State’s revenue recovery hampered by oil and gas slump, tourism

Despite historic declines at the beginning of 2020 as COVID-19 spread and slowed the economy, tax revenues for most states rebounded by the end...

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