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11/23/2020—Acadia Parish
“Report: Worst may be over for oil and gas sector”

11/19/2020— WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
“What's the Forecast for Louisiana's Energy Industry?”

11/18/2020—Bossier Now
“The Worst May Be Over for Louisiana’s Oil & Gas Industry: LSU Report”

11/18/2020—The Center Square
“LSU report: Worst may be over for Louisiana oil-and-gas sector, but don't expect a big rebound”

11/18/2020—Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
“2021 Gulf Coast Energy Outlook: Oil production will fall; 2,600 upstream jobs return”

11/18/2020—The Advocate
“Louisiana may have 'modest' oil and gas jobs growth by end of 2021”

11/17/2020--Utility Dive
"Everything old is new again: Why Big Tech is wrong about utility restructuring"

11/17/2020—American Press
“State’s energy future appears to be bright”

11/14/2020--The Advocate
"Shell is closing its Convent refinery; what does this mean for clean energy in Louisiana?"

11/9/2020—WBRZ TV
“Transition from oil, gas to renewable energy sources to majorly impact Louisiana”

11/6/2020— WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
“How big of a loss is the Convent oil refinery?”

10/28/2020--Houma Today
"What would Biden's oil plan mean for Louisiana?"

10/27/2020--The Advocate
"U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, in new TV ad, hits Joe Biden's comments about oil and gas industry"

10/23/2020--The Advocate
"What to expect from IberiaBank now that it has become First Horizon in Louisiana "

10/19/2020—10/12 Industry Report
“A new reality: South Louisiana industry undergoes a paradigm shift in the wake of a pandemic”

"Why Joe Biden's effort to promote new, green jobs would be a hit on oil-dependent south Louisiana"

10/8/2020--South Florida Sun Sentinel
"Hurricane Delta strengthening again, remains likely to hit Louisiana with life-threatening storm surge and up to 15 inches of rain"

9/25/2020—Greater Baton Rouge Business Report Insider (subscription required)
“Louisiana state government faring better than private sector on employment”

9/19/2020—The Advocate
“Our Views: If we're going to rise economically, U.S. and world recovery vital to our jobs”

9/16/2020—Daily Advertiser
“'Not a good forecast for the Lafayette area': Economist says 2023 before recovery”

9/15/2020—Daily Advertiser
“Louisiana Economic Outlook: Lafayette's 'big six' must lead recovery after COVID-19 downturn”

9/14/2020—The Advocate
“Peer into the Baton Rouge's economic recovery of all 'lost' jobs by 2022”

9/11/2020—The Advocate
“Lake Charles refinery still shuttered after Hurricane Laura but not because of why you might think”

8/28/2020—LPB’s Louisiana the State We’re In
“Forecasting Weaknesses, Laura Aftermath, Hurricane Katrina Remembered”

8/27/2020—Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
“Dismukes: Hurricane Laura’s impact on petrochemical industry likely to be minor”

8/24/2020—The Advocate
“Guest column: Joe Biden's ban on offshore drilling could wreck Louisiana's economy”

8/7/2020—The Advocate
"Restaurants, oil and gas, chemical and more: What we learned in our Louisiana economic summit"

“Connecticut Is the Most Energy Expensive State: Report-The weather's very hot, but you might want to think twice about cranking up the AC in Connecticut.”

7/16/2020—Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
“Slump in global demand reaches Louisiana petrochem, services sectors”

6/12/2020—LPB’s Louisiana the State We’re In
“Construction Concerns, Post Shelter Survey, Prehistoric Trip, Small Business Help”

6/10/2020—American Press
"Our View: Energy slump major problem for state"

6/8/2020—Houma Courier
“Forecast: Yearslong lull looms for Louisiana’s oil industry”

6/8/2020--The Advocate
"Yearslong lull looms for Louisiana's energy sectors hit by economic slowdown, energy slump"

5/29/2020—Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
“Crude prices up 70% in May, but don’t breathe a sigh of relief just yet”

5/28/2020—Houma Courier
“Rebuilding America: 'A tough situation': Oil industry faces uncertain future”

5/28/20—The Center Square
“Louisiana Senate committee advances business tax rebate, tables oil tax cut”

5/28/2020—WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
“Where Do Things Stands with Bills Affecting the Oil and Gas Industry?”

5/20/2020--Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
"Dismukes: Oil price recovery has begun, but crude could remain below $50/barrel until 2028"

5/18/2020—The Moon Griffon Show
Asst. Professor Greg Upton discusses La. oil and gas sector outlook

5/14/2020—WWL First News
“What's the State Of the Oil and Gas Industry In Louisiana?”

4/23/2020—The Advocate
“LSU professor writes: Is it time for panic in Louisiana’s oil fields?”

4/21/2020—Talk 107.3 FM
"Mornings with Brian Haldane 4-21-20: Hour 1: Dr. Greg Upton joined the show to talk about the low oil prices.” 28 min. mark.

4/20/2020 – National Geographic (subscription required)
“We still don’t know the full impacts of the BP oil spill, 10 years later”

4/20/2020—The Advocate
“Oil prices tumble below $0; Louisiana trade group warns of potential halt to operations”

4/20/2020 – Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
“Oil futures drop to never before seen negative prices”

4/13/2020 – 10/12 Industry Report
“Saturation Point: What do low prices mean for ethylene and LNG projects planned for south Louisiana?”

4/13/2020 – Louisiana Radio Network
“Oil producers agree to reduce overproduction”

4/13/2020 – Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
“Historic oil production cuts mean ‘nothing’ for Louisiana, experts say”

4/9/2020 – Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
“Bernhard Capital sewer deal comes as firm raises nearly $750M with new infrastructure fund”

4/7/2020 -- Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
"Oil and gas gets a double whammy"

4/7/2020 – 10/12 Industry Report
"David Dismukes: Irreparable changes are coming to the American oil and gas industry"

4/1/2020 – The New Orleans Advocate
“Gas is 99 cents at a few stations in Louisiana. That's good for drivers -- but bad for the state.”

3/30/2020 – The Advocate
“Bleak picture for Louisiana's oil and gas industry suffering from coronavirus and price war”

3/25/2020 – The Advocate
“Oil and gas is 'done' for 2020, energy economist says; gas as low as $1.29 per gallon in Louisiana”

3/24/2020 --Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
"Economists hopeful oil prices will stabilize by summer"

3/16/2020 – New Orleans City Business
"Drilling slowdown: What does it mean for the Gulf Coast?" (subscription required)

3/16/2020 – Brinkwire
“Oil Price Plunge: $30 A Barrel Level In Danger Of Falling Amid Coronavirus, Saudi – Russia Spat”

3/12/2020 -- The Washington Times
"Saudi Arabia-Russia oil price war pushes industry to tipping point" (subscription required)

3/12/2020 -- The Advocate
“Our Views: Another drastic drop in oil prices, but the world's economy still runs on energy”

3/10/2020 – New Orleans Public Radio -- WWNO
“Q&A: LSU Energy Studies Director Explains What the Oil Crisis Means for Louisiana”

3/9/2020 – The Advocate
“Oil prices fell amid decline in demand, coronavirus scare; Here's why that's not good for Louisiana”

3/9/2020 – Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
“State economist wary of ‘knee-jerk’ reaction to oil price drop”

2/25/2020 -- 10/12 Industry Report
"How to usher in Louisiana’s roaring 2020s"

2/6/2020 -- BIC Magazine
“Gulf Coast could see over $300 Billion in new investments: Near-term outlook for U.S., Gulf Coast energy production continues to be solid”

2/6/2020 – Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
“How new coronavirus affects Louisiana oil and gas industry”

1/14/2020 – 10/12 Industry Report
“Will oil demand plateau in the 2020s? Louisiana leaders say ‘maybe’”

1/7/2020 – The Advocate
"4 big topics addressed at the Baton Rouge 2020 economic outlook summit"

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