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11/24/2021—Natural Gas Intelligence
“U.S. Natural Gas Production on Track to Exceed Pre-Pandemic Growth Forecasts”

“LSU professor on the Release Oil from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve”

11/24/2021--WWL First News
"Tapping into the Petroleum Reserve"

"Drivers eager for relief at the pumps as US taps petroleum reserve"

11/23/2021--Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
"Louisiana projected to reach new highs in refining, chemical employment"

11/23/2021--Louisiana Radio Network
"Biden orders 50 million oil barrels be released from strategic reserve, some say too little too late"

1/19/2021--Natural Gas Intelligence 
"U.S. Natural Gas Production Outpacing Oil Since Pandemic, Researchers Say"

11/17/2021—The Advocate
“Natural gas exports, investments expected to swell after a historically challenging year, economists say”

11/17/2021--Daily Advertiser
"LSU experts expect Louisiana to add oil and gas jobs, but a return to pre-2015 levels is unlikely"

11/10/2021--Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
"Belle Chasse oil refinery closing after being damaged by Hurricane Ida"

11/10/2021--Midland Daily News
"Damaged oil refinery closing; parish weighs economic impacts"

"Damaged oil refinery closing; parish weighs economic impacts – New Orleans, Louisiana"

"'Gut punch to the community.' Plaquemines Parish braces for fallout from Alliance Refinery closure"

11/10/2021—WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
“Belle Chasse Refinery Shutting Down”

11/9/2021--The Reveille
"A look at how COVID-19 has damaged the global supply chain: 'Small businesses are getting hammered from all sides'"

11/3/2021--The Advocate
"$7M tax break sought by CF Industries for new, more environmentally friendly 'green ammonia' plant" 

11/2/2021--WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
"Liquefied Gas in Louisiana"

10/31/2021--The Advocate
"Louisiana has bet big on liquefied natural gas. Is it a good bet?"

10/14/2021--The Advocate
"New $4.5 billion clean energy project looks to export blue hydrogen; capture carbon"

10/14/2021--Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
"Air Products aims to bring another clean energy project to the heart of petrochemical country"

“Gas prices rising in Baton Rouge; up more than 10 cents in past week”

10/12/2021--Louisiana Radio Network
"Rising Price Of Crude Not Seen As A Positive Thing In Louisiana"

10/11/2021--The Advocate
"Industrial 'decarbonization' will require putting a price on carbon emissions, combined with mandatory carbon reductions"

10/7/2021—WWNO Public Radio
“The oil and gas industry is using Louisiana’s climate task force to push carbon capture”

10/7/2021—WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
“Future of renewable energy in Louisiana”

“Potential buyer to visit Phillips 66 refinery in Belle Chasse”

9/24/2021—Louisiana the State We’re In
“Houma Recovery, Renewable Energy, Hurricane Predictions, Addiction Awareness Month”

9/22/2021—Christian Science Monitor
"Hurricane Ida aftermath: Will power grids get an upgrade?"

9/22/2021--WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
“How Are Oil and Gas Doing Post-Hurricane Ida?”

9/17/2021—Energy Intelligence (subscription required)
“Oil Dynamics to Dictate Permian Flaring Despite Rising Gas”

"You Can Save Money With Usage-Based Auto Insurance — But Should You?"

9/8/2021--E&E News Energywire
"Grid experts grapple with ‘resilience’ in Ida’s wake"

9/7/2021--WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
"Hurricane Ida Recovery in Louisiana"

9/5/2021--The Lewiston Tribune
"Critics aghast at length of Ida-caused power outages"

9/4/2021--ABC News
"Hurricane Ida turns spotlight on Louisiana power grid issues"

9/4/2021--The Courier
"'It's critically important': Port Fourchon rushes to recover after Hurricane Ida"

8/31/2021--Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
"Port Fourchon, refineries out for weeks, raising short- and long-term questions"

8/20/2021--WWNO Radio
"Here's why Louisiana faces a special challenge from climate change"

8/19/2021--WWNO--New Orleans Public Radio
"How Louisiana Industrial Facilities Pose Challenges for New Climate Task Force"

8/17/2021—Multiple Town News outlets (including St. Louis Post-Dispatch, La Crosse Tribune, Kenosha News, Arizona Daily Star, Napa Valley Register, Tulsa World, The McDowell News, Ravalli Republic)
“Natural Disasters and homeownership”

8/17/2021--Louisiana Illuminator
"Solar power offers $6 billion opportunity for Louisiana, researchers say"

8/17/2021—The Advocate
“Biden appealing judge's ruling against oil leasing moratorium, but promises to resume auctions”

8/11/2021--Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
"A tale of two plays"

8/10/2021-- WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
“How Is the Oil & Gas Industry Doing?”

7/30/2021--Louisiana Illuminator
"Industry accounts for well over half Louisiana’s carbon emissions, research shows"

"Here are Louisiana's seven strategies to cut greenhouse gas emissions"

"Report Finds Industry Is Biggest Source of Carbon Emissions In Louisiana"

"This map shows 20 Louisiana industrial plants that release most greenhouse carbon gases"

"Here's how much greenhouse gas Louisiana emitted in 2018, and which plants are responsible" 

7/14/2021--Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
"Captivating Carbon Struggles" (subscription required)

7/13/2021—WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
“Abandoned Wells in the Gulf”

"Rural Louisiana could see 7 new large-scale solar projects worth nearly $1 billion"

6/28/2021-- WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
“Should a Chalmette refinery get a tax break to save 500+ jobs? Pt. 2”

6/17/2021--The Advocate
"Louisiana oil executives react to injunction on executive order that paused oil leasing operations"

6/17/2021--WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
"Good news for the oil and gas industry?"

6/14/2021--Louisiana Radio Network
“Crude oil up over $70 dollars a barrel for the first time in nearly three years”

6/11/2021—The Advocate
“Our Views: Common sense on energy from Louisiana’s governor, but not from Joe Biden”

6/2/2021—Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
“Dismukes: Higher oil prices likely to have muted impact on Louisiana”

6/1/2021--The Advocate
"Our Views: We need more plastics investment in Louisiana, and much less interference"

6/1/2021—The Advocate
“Why this Louisiana plastics plant has become a national lightning rod for environmentalists”

6/1/2021--The New York Times 
“Add ‘Climate Hazards’ to Your Home-Buyer’s Checklist”

5/18/2021--Popular Science
"Louisiana is making bold climate goals, but still wants its fossil fuels"

5/13/2021—AP News
"Louisiana gov urges feds to resume offshore leases in months"

5/10/2021—The Advocate
“Hackers shut down a major oil pipeline, which runs through Louisiana. Could it affect gas prices?”

4/26/2021—The Louisiana Weekly
“‘The real threat is not taking action’: Experts say renewable energy poses an opportunity, not a threat, to Louisiana”

“How Google Earth Illustrates Climate Change”

4/19/2021—The West Side Journal
“Experts say renewable energy poses opportunity, not a threat, to Louisiana” 

4/19/2021--KTBS ABC 3
"Experts say renewable energy poses opportunity, not a threat, to La."

4/19/2021—KALB Central Louisiana
“Experts say renewable energy poses opportunity, not a threat, to Louisiana"

"Should Louisiana be a 'sanctuary state' for oil and gas? This bill would make it so"

4/18/2021--The Advocate
"Louisiana businesses face reality of no new federal offshore leases anytime soon"

4/16/2021--10/12 Industry Report
"The Energy Evolution: How will Louisiana fare?"

4/16/2021--10/12 Industry Report
"Louisiana: World leader on climate change?"

4/7/2021--Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
"Louisiana drivers can expect gas prices to reach 3-year high this summer" (subscription required)

3/29/2021-- WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
“Impact of Suez Canal Blockage”

3/24/2021—Louisiana Public Broadcasting’s Louisiana Public Square
“Renewable and Reality | March 2021"

3/24/2021—Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
“Dismukes challenges report calling Formosa project ‘financially unviable’” (subscription required)

3/23/2021--KLAF NBC
"The Economy and the Environment; LPB Looks at What is Realistic for Louisiana"

3/16/2021-- WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
“Carbon Pricing” 

3/4/2021—Civil Engineering Source
“Oregon tests granular approach to pay-per-mile fees”

2/21/2021—The Advocate
“LNG export company looks to salt caverns for natural gas storage in Cameron Parish”

2/18/2021—WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
“Impact of Cold Weather On Oil and Gas”

2/11/2021—The Advocate
"Louisiana braces for impact beyond 700-job refinery closure as Shell plans to cut oil production"

2/10/2021—The Center Square
"Louisiana officials: U.S. can fight climate change, still drill for oil"

2/10/2021—Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
"Biden’s environmental agenda creates regulatory whiplash for industry”

“Interim Climate Task Force report focuses on how to choose carbon reduction rules; no rule changes proposed yet”

2/3/2021—Tiger TV
“President Biden includes Cancer Alley in Climate Change Initiative”

1/28/2021—The Advocate
“Why Joe Biden's oil and gas moratorium is expected to have long-term effects on Louisiana's economy”

1/27/2021—The Advocate
“A reeling Louisiana oil and gas industry anticipates another setback: Loss of federal subsidies”

1/27/2021—The Advocate
“Our Views: Business leadership sees rebound but also pitfalls after pandemic”

1/27/2021—Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
“Biden’s ban on new federal leases prompts outrage from energy industry”

1/26/2021—The Center Square
“Proposed tax changes for Louisiana oil and gas draw industry opposition”

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