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2021

GCEO

11/24/2021—Natural Gas Intelligence
“U.S. Natural Gas Production on Track to Exceed Pre-Pandemic Growth Forecasts”
https://www.naturalgasintel.com/u-s-natural-gas-production-on-track-to-exceed-pre-pandemic-growth-forecasts/

11/23/2021--Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
"Louisiana projected to reach new highs in refining, chemical employment"
https://www.businessreport.com/industry/louisiana-projected-to-reach-new-highs-in-refining-chemical-employment

11/19/2021--Natural Gas Intelligence 
"U.S. Natural Gas Production Outpacing Oil Since Pandemic, Researchers Say"
https://www.naturalgasintel.com/u-s-natural-gas-production-outpacing-oil-since-pandemic-researchers-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”
https://www.theadvertiser.com/story/money/business/2021/11/17/lsu-experts-expect-louisiana-add-oil-and-gas-jobs-but-return-pre-2015-levels-unlikely/8649660002/

11/17/2021—The Advocate
“Natural gas exports, investments expected to swell after a historically challenging year, economists say”
https://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/business/article_b64ccabc-47f9-11ec-941b-034c0c5a3591.html

4/18/2021--NOLA.com
"Should Louisiana be a 'sanctuary state' for oil and gas? This bill would make it so"
https://www.nola.com/news/politics/article_d275076e-9e61-11eb-9b51-1bb486c53700.html

4/18/2021--The Advocate
"Louisiana businesses face reality of no new federal offshore leases anytime soon"
https://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/business/article_eefa3fc4-8e5a-11eb-ad16-d347c1cd6ace.html

GHG Inventory/CES
10/7/2021—WWNO Public Radio
“The oil and gas industry is using Louisiana’s climate task force to push carbon capture”
https://www.wwno.org/news/2021-10-07/the-oil-and-gas-industry-is-using-louisianas-climate-task-force-to-push-carbon-capture

Upton
12/2/2021--This Morning with Henry Shinn, TBS eFM 101.3 MHz, Seoul
“Discussion on the US's oil reserve release and its implication on the global oil prices”
https://podcasts.apple.com/kr/podcast/1203-in-focus-2-discussion-on-the-uss-oil-reserve/id1038822609?i=1000543803033

11/30/2021—WWL First News
“Could Louisiana become a leader in wind power?”
https://www.audacy.com/wwl/podcasts/wwl-first-news-with-tommy-tucker-20319/could-louisiana-become-a-leader-in-wind-power-994111015

11/29/2021--Mornings with Brian Haldane
Interview on Strategic Petroleum Reserve
https://talk1073.com/2021/11/29/mornings-with-brian-haldane-dr-greg-upton-11-29-21/

11/24/2021—KATC
“LSU professor on the Release Oil from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve”
https://www.katc.com/news/covering-louisiana/lsu-professor-on-the-release-oil-from-the-u-s-strategic-petroleum-reserve

11/24/2021--WWL First News
"Tapping into the Petroleum Reserve"
https://www.audacy.com/wwl/podcasts/wwl-first-news-with-tommy-tucker-20319/tapping-into-the-petroleum-reserve-974270216

11/23/2021--WBRZ
"Drivers eager for relief at the pumps as US taps petroleum reserve"
https://www.wbrz.com/news/drivers-eager-for-relief-at-the-pumps-as-us-taps-petroleum-reserve/

11/10/2021—WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
“Belle Chasse Refinery Shutting Down”
https://www.audacy.com/wwl/podcasts/wwl-first-news-with-tommy-tucker-20319/belle-chase-refinery-shutting-down-929011248

11/2/2021--WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
"Liquefied Gas in Louisiana"
https://www.audacy.com/wwl/podcasts/wwl-first-news-with-tommy-tucker-20319/liquefied-gas-in-louisiana-903440488

10/14/2021--The Advocate
"New $4.5 billion clean energy project looks to export blue hydrogen; capture carbon"
https://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/business/article_711aa81e-2d0b-11ec-b4db-ff8a4e7c6569.html

10/12/2021—WBRZ 
“Gas prices rising in Baton Rouge; up more than 10 cents in past week”
https://www.wbrz.com/news/gas-prices-rising-in-baton-rouge-up-more-than-10-cents-in-past-week

10/7/2021—WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
“Future of renewable energy in Louisiana”
https://www.audacy.com/wwl/podcasts/wwl-first-news-with-tommy-tucker-20319

9/24/2021—Louisiana the State We’re In
“Houma Recovery, Renewable Energy, Hurricane Predictions, Addiction Awareness Month”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ec2MkywtC6g&t=281s

9/22/2021--WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
“How Are Oil and Gas Doing Post-Hurricane Ida?”
https://www.audacy.com/wwl/podcasts/wwl-first-news-with-tommy-tucker-20319/how-are-oil-and-gas-doing-post-hurricane-ida-771408192

9/17/2021—Energy Intelligence
“Oil Dynamics to Dictate Permian Flaring Despite Rising Gas Prices”
https://www.energyintel.com/0000017b-f066-d76c-a1fb-f4efb54e0000

9/7/2021--WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
"Hurricane Ida Recovery in Louisiana"
https://www.audacy.com/wwl/podcasts/wwl-first-news-with-tommy-tucker-20319/hurricane-ida-recovery-in-louisiana-723027832?fbclid=IwAR3D9fkg6CDv93ZPIlaIA5pYT3FTu3--6OMP0bV3OI0uVfXwbM8RXyg2qr4

8/10/2021-- WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
“How Is the Oil & Gas Industry Doing?”
https://www.audacy.com/wwl/podcasts/wwl-first-news-with-tommy-tucker-20319/how-is-the-oil-gas-industry-doing-634615273

7/13/2021—WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
“Abandoned Wells in the Gulf”
https://www.audacy.com/wwl/podcasts/wwl-first-news-with-tommy-tucker-20319/abandoned-wells-in-gulf-547420879

7/2/2021—NOLA.com
“Rural Louisiana could see 7 new large-scale solar projects worth nearly $1 billion; see map”
https://www.nola.com/news/business/article_b12870b8-db43-11eb-9f98-2bb2436f9e7d.html

6/28/2021-- WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
“Should a Chalmette refinery get a tax break to save 500+ jobs? Pt. 2”
https://www.audacy.com/wwl/podcasts/wwl-first-news-with-tommy-tucker-20319/should-a-chalmette-refinery-get-a-tax-break-to-save-500-jobs-pt-2-501362538

6/17/2021--WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
"Good news for the oil and gas industry"?
https://www.audacy.com/wwl/podcasts/wwl-first-news-with-tommy-tucker-20319

3/29/2021-- WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
“Impact of Suez Canal Blockage”
https://www.radio.com/wwl/podcasts/wwl-first-news-with-tommy-tucker-20319/impact-of-suez-canal-blockage-360442655

3/16/2021-- WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
“Carbon Pricing” 
https://www.radio.com/wwl/podcasts/wwl-first-news-with-tommy-tucker-20319/carbon-pricing-359408049?fbclid=IwAR2L9i9QZzSBpkGw8LshQxX4WdSGt6WJlmUjffvBguJReFE_FSHkCkcSglQ

2/18/2021—WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
“Impact of Cold Weather On Oil and Gas”
https://www.radio.com/wwl/podcasts/wwl-first-news-with-tommy-tucker-20319/impact-of-cold-weather-on-oil-and-gas-357316065

2/11/2021—The Advocate
“Louisiana braces for impact beyond 700-job refinery closure as Shell plans to cut oil production”
https://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/business/article_fc20a70c-6c80-11eb-915b-1f7fd4b2acd0.html

1/26/2021—The Center Square
“Proposed tax changes for Louisiana oil and gas draw industry opposition”
https://www.thecentersquare.com/louisiana/proposed-tax-changes-for-louisiana-oil-and-gas-draw-industry-opposition/article_3b2ca170-6007-11eb-9088-7b0c59a7abff.html

Dismukes
12/16/2021—Grist

“‘It doesn’t have to be this way’: Lessons from the slow death of Louisiana’s oil industry”
https://grist.org/climate-energy/it-doesnt-have-to-be-this-way-lessons-from-the-slow-death-of-louisianas-oil-industry/

11/23/2021--Louisiana Radio Network
"Biden orders 50 million oil barrels be released from strategic reserve, some say too little too late"
https://louisianaradionetwork.com/2021/11/23/21522/

11/10/2021--Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
"Belle Chasse oil refinery closing after being damaged by Hurricane Ida"
https://www.businessreport.com/industry/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"
https://www.ourmidland.com/news/article/Damaged-oil-refinery-closing-parish-weighs-16609802.php

11/10/2021--Eminetra
"Damaged oil refinery closing; parish weighs economic impacts – New Orleans, Louisiana"
https://eminetra.com/damaged-oil-refinery-closing-parish-weighs-economic-impacts-new-orleans-louisiana/831222/

11/10/21--Nola.com
"'Gut punch to the community.' Plaquemines Parish braces for fallout from Alliance Refinery closure"
https://www.nola.com/news/business/article_867b5516-417c-11ec-ac49-bf71045823f9.html

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'”
https://www.lsureveille.com/news/a-look-at-how-covid-19-has-damaged-the-global-supply-chain-small-businesses-are/article_e45a23d6-41ba-11ec-bfca-6bf454b5c80a.html

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

10/31/2021--The Advocate
"Louisiana has bet big on liquefied natural gas. Is it a good bet?"
https://www.theadvocate.com/lake_charles/article_c7e1c0b8-3906-11ec-a42b-9faa447a8654.html

10/14/2021--Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
"Air Products aims to bring another clean energy project to the heart of petrochemical country"
https://www.businessreport.com/industry/air-products-aims-to-bring-another-clean-energy-project-to-the-heart-of-petrochemical-country?utm_campaign=dr_am-2021_Oct_14-10_18&utm_medium=email&utm_source=dr_am&oly_enc_id=0917D2553689F4T

10/12/2021--Louisiana Radio Network
"Rising Price Of Crude Not Seen As A Positive Thing In Louisiana"
https://louisianaradionetwork.com/2021/10/12/20682/

10/11/2021--The Advocate
"Industrial 'decarbonization' will require putting a price on carbon emissions, combined with mandatory carbon reductions"
https://www.nola.com/news/article_fa2c8298-27d5-11ec-8c2b-bfccc7bb7f2b.html

9/28/2021—Nola.com
“Potential buyer to visit Phillips 66 refinery in Belle Chasse”
https://www.nola.com/news/business/article_85f6a1e6-1fa7-11ec-b10d-6b6bad2c421b.html

9/22/2021—Christian Science Monitor
"Hurricane Ida aftermath: Will power grids get an upgrade?"
https://www.csmonitor.com/Business/2021/0922/Hurricane-Ida-aftermath-Will-power-grids-get-an-upgrade

9/8/2021--E&E News Energywire
"Grid experts grapple with ‘resilience’ in Ida’s wake"
https://www.eenews.net/articles/grid-experts-grapple-with-resilience-in-idas-wake/

9/5/2021--The Lewiston Tribune
"Critics aghast at length of Ida-caused power outages"
https://lmtribune.com/editors_pick/critics-aghast-at-length-of-ida-caused-power-outages/article_d781f3f4-e9b5-5743-b57b-6899332e576a.html

9/4/2021—ABC News
"Hurricane Ida turns spotlight on Louisiana power grid issues"
https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/hurricane-ida-turns-spotlight-louisiana-power-grid-issues-79830280

9/4/2021--The Courier
"'It's critically important': Port Fourchon rushes to recover after Hurricane Ida"
https://www.houmatoday.com/story/news/2021/09/04/port-fourchon-recovering-after-hurricane-ida-gulf-mexico-oilfield/5715711001/

8/31/2021--Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
"Port Fourchon, refineries out for weeks, raising short- and long-term questions"
https://www.businessreport.com/industry/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”
https://www.nola.com/news/environment/article_ff4df448-0136-11ec-904f-2fffa39a2d8e.html

8/19/2021--WWNO--New Orleans Public Radio
“How Louisiana Industrial Facilities Pose Challenges for New Climate Task Force”
https://www.wwno.org/coastal-desk/2021-08-19/how-louisiana-industrial-facilities-pose-challenges-for-new-climate-task-force

8/17/2021--Louisiana Illuminator
"Solar power offers $6 billion opportunity for Louisiana, researchers say"
https://lailluminator.com/2021/08/17/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”
https://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/business/article_19b96b18-ff71-11eb-be75-3fc03dc968b5.html

8/11/2021--Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
"A tale of two plays"
https://www.businessreport.com/industry/oil-and-gas-tuscaloosa-marine-shale-haynesville

7/30/2021--NOLA.com
“Here are Louisiana's seven strategies to cut greenhouse gas emissions”
https://www.nola.com/news/environment/article_cf0b3f70-f0b0-11eb-9039-afe541ed0e95.html

7/29/2021--WWNO
"Report Finds Industry Is Biggest Source of Carbon Emissions in Louisiana" 
https://www.wwno.org/coastal-desk/2021-07-29/report-finds-industry-is-biggest-source-of-carbon-emissions-in-louisiana

7/28/2021--NOLA.com
"This map shows 20 Louisiana industrial plants that release most greenhouse carbon gases"
https://www.nola.com/news/environment/article_570733f8-efb1-11eb-8773-77ac528fac2f.html

7/26/2021—NOLA.com
"Here's how much greenhouse gas Louisiana emitted in 2018, and which plants are responsible"
https://www.nola.com/news/environment/article_842fcb88-eb0b-11eb-b2ed-6bf90ab1c67a.html

6/14/2021--Louisiana Radio Network
“Crude oil up over $70 dollars a barrel for the first time in nearly three years”
https://louisianaradionetwork.com/2021/06/14/18525/

6/11/2021—The Advocate Staff Editorial
“Our Views: Common sense on energy from Louisiana’s governor, but not from Joe Biden”
https://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/opinion/our_views/article_94c199d8-c3d6-11eb-91d8-17e0012c928b.html

6/2/2021—Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
“Dismukes: Higher oil prices likely to have muted impact on Louisiana”
https://www.businessreport.com/economy/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
https://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/opinion/our_views/article_cb277592-c2e6-11eb-a251-9b7643a943f0.html

6/1/2021—The Advocate
“Why this Louisiana plastics plant has become a national lightning rod for environmentalists”
https://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/article_ca8503da-c204-11eb-bac2-17f1b27d1dd9.html

5/13/2021—The Telegraph
Louisiana gov urges feds to resume offshore leases in months
https://www.thetelegraph.com/news/article/Louisiana-gov-urges-feds-to-resume-offshore-16175671.php

4/16/2021
The Energy Evolution: How will Louisiana fare?
https://www.1012industryreport.com/energy/the-energy-evolution-how-will-louisiana-fare/

04/7/2021—Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
“Louisiana drivers can expect gas prices to reach 3-year high this summer” (subscription required)
https://www.businessreport.com/business/louisiana-drivers-can-expect-gas-prices-to-reach-3-year-high-this-summer?utm_campaign=dr_pm-2021_Apr_07-14_58&utm_medium=email&utm_source=dr_pm&oly_enc_id=0917D2553689F4T

3/24/2021—Louisiana Public Broadcasting’s Louisiana Public Square
“Renewable and Reality| March 2021
https://www.lpb.org/programs/louisiana-public-square/louisiana-public-square-2021/renewable-march-2021-public-square

3/24/2021—Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
“Dismukes challenges report calling Formosa project ‘financially unviable’”
https://www.businessreport.com/business/dismukes-challenges-report-calling-formosas-st-james-project-financially-unviable?utm_campaign=dr_am-2021_Mar_24-09_38&utm_medium=email&utm_source=dr_am&oly_enc_id=4791F0388467E3X

3/23/2021--KLAF NBC
"The Economy and the Environment; LPB Looks at What is Realistic for Louisiana"
https://www.kadn.com/content/news/The-Economy-and-the-Environment-LPB-Looks-at-What-is-Realistic-for-Louisiana-574048981.html

2/21/2021—The Advocate
“LNG export company looks to salt caverns for natural gas storage in Cameron Parish”
https://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/business/article_ce7e7142-664c-11eb-abbe-f34e1cc781f6.html

2/10/2021—The Center Square
"Louisiana officials: U.S. can fight climate change, still drill for oil"
https://www.thecentersquare.com/louisiana/louisiana-officials-u-s-can-fight-climate-change-still-drill-for-oil/article_96c713e6-6be0-11eb-88a7-83d0b71cb2d3.html

2/10/2021—Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
“Biden’s environmental agenda creates regulatory whiplash for industry”
https://www.businessreport.com/industry/bidens-environmental-agenda-creates-regulatory-whiplash-for-industry

2/3/2021—NOLA.com
“Interim Climate Task Force report focuses on how to choose carbon reduction rules; no rule changes proposed yet” 
https://www.nola.com/news/business/article_36aa5a4e-65b0-11eb-b11a-8fb2e15d4386.html

2/3/2021—Tiger TV
“President Biden includes Cancer Alley in Climate Change Initiative”
https://www.tigertv.tv/news/president-biden-includes-cancer-alley-in-climate-change-initiative/article_fa823570-65f8-11eb-aa38-d359fffaee62.html

1/27/2021—The Advocate
“A reeling Louisiana oil and gas industry anticipates another setback: Loss of federal subsidies”
https://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/business/article_98604a24-60cd-11eb-9148-c3cfc668bc31.html

1/27/2021—The Advocate
“Our Views: Business leadership sees rebound but also pitfalls after pandemic”
https://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/opinion/our_views/article_253372a8-5ccf-11eb-8015-5379833587ce.html

1/27/2021—Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
“Biden’s ban on new federal leases prompts outrage from energy industry”
https://www.businessreport.com/politics/bidens-ban-on-new-federal-leases-prompts-outrage-from-energy-industry

1/28/2021—The Advocate
“Why Joe Biden's oil and gas moratorium is expected to have long-term effects on Louisiana's economy”
https://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/business/article_3b9cb758-602a-11eb-835a-ff419e92ecdd.html

Nehiba

10/5/2021—Business and Industry Connection Magazine
“New white paper examines pandemic-related transportation trends”
https://www.bicmagazine.com/departments/hse/new-white-paper-examines-pandemic-transportation-trends/

9/11/2021--Forbes
"You Can Save Money With Usage-Based Auto Insurance — But Should You?"
https://www.forbes.com/sites/christopherelliott/2021/09/11/you-can-save-money-with-usage-based-auto-insurance---but-should-you/?sh=2fbd6f155724

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”
https://www.stltoday.com/lifestyles/watch-now-natural-disasters-and-homeownership/video_d36126ff-cbee-58bf-88c1-b358fa741f65.html?mode=nowapp

6/15/2021—Seattle Times
“Add 'climate hazards' to your homebuyer's checklist”
https://www.seattletimes.com/explore/at-home/add-climate-hazards-to-your-homebuyers-checklist/

6/9/2021—Business Times
“Add 'climate hazards' to your homebuyer's checklist”
https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/real-estate/add-climate-hazards-to-your-homebuyers-checklist

6/1/2021--The New York Times 
“Add ‘Climate Hazards’ to Your Home-Buyer’s Checklist”
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/01/realestate/home-buying-climate-disasters.html

4/22/2021—Tech Job Marvel
“How Google Earth Illustrates Climate Change”
http://techjobmarvel.com/how-google-earth-illustrates-climate-change

4/21/2021—Lifewire
“How Google Earth Illustrates Climate Change”
https://www.lifewire.com/how-google-earth-illustrates-climate-change-5179927

3/4/2021—Civil Engineering Source
“Oregon tests granular approach to pay-per-mile fees”
https://source.asce.org/oregon-tests-granular-approach-to-pay-per-mile-fees/

2/26/2021—Real Estate Weekly
"Improve your smart thermostat IQ"
https://issuu.com/skagitpublishing/docs/sv-2021-02-26-r_web/s/11799022

Tarufelli
7/14/2021—Greater Baton Rouge Business Report (subscription required)
Captivating Carbon Struggles
https://www.businessreport.com/industry/carbon-capture-utilization-storage-ccus-lng

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

4/19/2021—KALB Central Louisiana
“Experts say renewable energy poses opportunity, not a threat, to Louisiana.” 
https://www.kalb.com/2021/04/19/experts-say-renewable-energy-poses-opportunity-not-a-threat-to-louisiana/

4/19/2021—The West Side Journal
“Experts say renewable energy poses opportunity, not a threat, to Louisiana.” 
https://www.thewestsidejournal.com/news/the-real-threat-is-not-taking-action-experts-say-renewable-energy-poses-an-opportunity-not/article_bb5fd53a-a128-11eb-8cc3-23ea89ef0ea8.html

4/19/2021--KTBS ABC #
"Experts say renewable energy poses opportunity, not a threat, to La."
https://www.ktbs.com/news/business/experts-say-renewable-energy-poses-opportunity-not-a-threat-to-la/article_2175efe4-a10b-11eb-9c80-c7c5eb40b7e1.html

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”
http://www.louisianaweekly.com/the-real-threat-is-not-taking-action-experts-say-renewable-energy-poses-an-opportunity-not-a-threat-to-louisiana/

2/9/2021—10/12 Industry Report
“LSU study suggests carbon tax could help meet emissions goals’
https://www.1012industryreport.com/environmental/lsu-study-suggests-carbon-tax-could-help-meet-emissions-goals/

2020

12/16/2020—Greater Baton Rouge Business Report (Insider subscription required)
“Louisiana’s oil and gas industry braces for Biden administration”

12/12/2020—The Advocate
"Shell Convent refinery shuts down this weekend; here's how that'll impact the parish"

11/23/2020—Acadia Parish Today.com
“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”

10/18/2020--NOLA.com
"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"

7/26/2020--Patch
“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"

2019

12/29/2019 -- The Advocate
"2019: A year of business headlines"

12/21/2019 -- Daily Advertiser
"Lafayette Parish's GDP down 5% since 2015, dropped from 4th to 5th highest in state"

12/10/2019 -- BIC Magazine
“Increased Gulf drilling expected to spur economic growth”

"11/7/2019 – Talk 107.3 FM
“Mornings with Brian Haldane” (6:15 min. mark)

11/6/2019 -- The Advocate
“U.S. Gulf Coast energy industry outlook cloudy amid global disputes”

11/6/2019 - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
“LSU study: future is ‘cloudy’ for global energy markets, strong in Gulf Coast”

11/5/2019 – 10/12 Industry Report
"David Dismukes: An exceptionally uncertain time for energy markets"

9/26/2019 – Report News Agency (Azerbaijan)
"US on the way to leadership in LNG export"

9/24/2019 - The Advocate
"Baton Rouge construction lull likely over by 2020, lifting market by 11,700 jobs over next two years"

9/17/2019 - Houma Today
“Attacks on Saudi oilfields give leverage to Trump’s energy export policy”

9/16/2019 - The Advocate
“Attack on Saudi oil facility strips 5% of world supply from market; U.S. oil boom provides protection”

9/16/2019 - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
"Saudi oil fields attack could spell bad news for Louisiana’s petrochemical boom"

9/13/2019 - Daily Energy Insider
"FERC to consider qualifying facility rates under PURPA during Sept. 19 meeting"

9/2/2019 - The Advocate
"Louisiana petrochemical contractors look for 'the next wave' of construction boom"

8/28/2019 -- WWNO, New Orleans Public Radio
"One Year Later, Louisiana Remains Vulnerable To Tariffs"

8/28/2019 – WRKF, Baton Rouge Public Radio
“One Year Later, Louisiana Remains Vulnerable to Tariffs”

8/20/2019 - The Franklin Sun
“Louisiana 'rainy day' fund contains $405 million”

8/19/2019 - 10/12 Industry Report
"$32B in construction projects are lined up through 2022. Can Louisiana handle it?"

8/13/2019 - 10/12 Industry Report
“David Dismukes: LNG’s changing fortunes”

8/1/2019 - E&E News
“Trump promised offshore jobs. That’s not happening.”

6/28/2019 - Talk 107.3 FM
“Dr. Greg Upton on Trade Wars”

6/26/2019 - The Advocate
“Delfin LNG project in Cameron Parish delayed for years”

6/23/2019 - The Advocate
“LSU energy analyst: Trump trade war could bring big economic pain to Louisiana”

6/21/19—LPB’s Louisiana the State We’re In (at 13:06 mark)
“Louisiana’s Crude Oil Industry”

6/17/2019 - Louisiana Radio Network
Tensions with Iran could lead to rising fuel prices

5/7/2019 - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report (Guest Column)
Is Louisiana Still an Oil and Gas State?

5/7/2019 - The Advocate
Anadarko now favors Occidental offer over Chevron deal that would have had more potential for Gulf of Mexico

4/24/2019 - The Advocate
Occidental says it outbids Chevron for Anadarko Petroleum; Chevron deal focused on Gulf of Mexico as well as Texas fields

4/22/2019 - Acadiana Advocate 
Unlike population decline after oil bust of the '80s, Lafayette Parish continues to grow

4/17/2019 - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
LSU Oil & Gas Symposium: South Louisiana activity hits historic low

4/12/2019 - The Advocate
Chevron to buy Anadarko for $33 billion, boosting combined company's presence in Gulf

3/28/2019 - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
3 economists recommended for Louisiana forecasting panel

3/10/2019 - The Advocate
Louisiana gas production rebounds to 2012 figures as drillers return to Haynesville; here's why

2/12/2019 - The Advocate
U.S. expects record oil production in 2019, 2020, may be good sign for Louisiana oil sector.

2/11/2019 - American Journal of Transportation
Oil & Gas Outlook

2/5/2019 - NY Times
A School Board Says No to Big Oil, and Alarms Sound in Business-Friendly Louisiana

1/29/19 - The Advocate
Louisiana 'disproportionately exposed' to Venezuelan oil targeted in U.S. sanctions

1/9/2019 - The Advocate
'You can't email somebody a cheeseburger': Notable quotes, facts about Louisiana's 2019 economic outlook

1/8/2019 - The Advocate
Louisiana economy well-positioned in 2019, but faces several of these headwinds

1/8/2019 - The Advocate
BP announces expansion of Atlantis production field in Gulf 150 miles south of New Orleans

1/5/2019 - Daily Comet, Houma Today
Report forecasts uptick in Gulf oilfield

 

2018

12/26/2018 - New Orleans City Business
Year in Review: Louisiana energy export economy growing amid U.S. ‘shale revolution

11/16/2018 - The Advocate
LSU forecasters downgrade job growth outlook for Louisiana oil and gas sector.

11/16/2018 - Baton Rouge Business Report
2019 Gulf Coast Energy Outlook: Strong oil and gas production, complicated pricing forecast.

11/29/2018 - Fox News15 Lafayette

11/28/2018 - 10/12 Industry Report
Why an offshore recovery may never happen

11/27/18 - The Advocate
Eminent domain trial on Bayou Bridge pipeline begins with assertion that land worth only $1.11

11/16/2018 - Baton Rouge Business Report
2019 Gulf Coast Energy Outlook: Strong oil and gas production, complicated pricing forecast

11/15/2018 - 10/12 Industry Report
Will Louisiana remain a major energy player when oil is no longer king?

11/6/2018 - Baton Rouge Business Report
With Lafayette deal off, Bernhard’s efforts to get into utilities becomes more difficult

10/14/2018 - The Advocate
Despite rising oil prices, Louisiana's rig count holding steady; Here's why many in industry are optimistic

9/30/2018 - Houma Daily Courier
A ray of hope amid a four-year bust

9/23/2018 - Houma Daily Courier online
Tariffs and trade war are bad for Louisiana

9/22/2018 - The Advocate
Our Views: Danger of trade war grows

9/19/2018 - 10/12 Industry Report
David Dismukes: The dangers of trade protectionism for Louisiana

9/18/2018 - The Advocate
China's new retaliatory tariffs on liquefied natural gas, chemicals hit home for Louisiana

6/13/2018 - Engineering News-Record
Coalition of Experts Oppose Trump Order to Prop Up Coal, Nukes

5/1/2018 - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
What do high oil prices mean for Louisiana?

4/23/2018 - The Advocate
Formosa picks St. James Parish for massive $9.4 billion chemical complex

3/8/2018 - The Advocate
Phone interview about BOEM offshore lease auction.

3/2/2018 - The Wall Street Journal
The Governor and Louisiana Lawyers Plot an Energy Shakedown: Their demand: Fork over billions to restore the eroding coastline or brave a drawn-out legal battle.

2/15/2018 - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
Industry leaders have ‘boring’ wish list to create the perfect petrochemical world

 

2017

11/15/2017 - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
Will Louisiana remain a major energy player when oil is no longer king?

11/15/2017 - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
Insight: Taxing energy infrastructure

11/12/2017
The Advocate: FERC quorum raises likelihood of pipeline approvals tied to LNG facilities

9/1/2017 - Fortnightly Magazine
Jobs, Electricity Prices and Renewable Energy Policies

7/20/2017 - Drilling Info
Drilling Info guest piece podcast

6/26/2017 - Daily Advertiser
Rolling the dice? Some stability seen in energy industry's future

6/24/2017 - The Advocate
Overall U.S. and Louisiana rig counts up from 2016, but onshore south Louisiana lags

6/21/2017 - Natural Gas Intelligence
Onshore Natural Gas, Oil Supply Pushing Gulf Coast LNG, Petchem Expansions, Says LSU

6/21/2017 - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
With a number of massive projects in the works and a new lobby group, the liquefied natural gas industry is on the verge a major breakout in Louisiana

6/9/2017 - On LPB’s
Louisiana: The State We’re In.

6/1/2017 - The Times Houma/Thibodaux
'Big Oil' Decisions Loom

May 2017
New Orleans City Business, on MISO/Entergy

4/17/2017 - The Advocate
Oil prices holding steady, but U.S. production gains and future of OPEC cuts create uncertainty

4/1/2017 - Talk 107.3
on Gulf Coast Energy

3/16/2017 - NOLA.com
What will Louisiana see from Exxon's $20 billion 'Growing the Gulf' investment?

2/16/2017 - The Daily Advertiser
Upton: Economic implications of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

2/13/2017 - Baton Rouge Business Report
Industry confidence is buoyed by expectations of a business-friendly Trump administration

2/11/2017 - Washington County News
Protesters interfere with local discussion

2/11/2017 - Houma Today
Houma Today: Protesters interfere with local discussion

2/9/2017 - Houma Today
Strong emotions aired during pipeline hearing

2/8/2017 - The Hayride
LSU Says The Bayou Bridge Pipeline Will Be Good For Louisiana’s Economy

2/9/2017 - Inside Sources
As Louisiana Targets Economic Growth, Protesters Drown Out Local Voices at Bayou Bridge Hearing

2/8/2017 - Rigzone
Study: Louisiana Pipeline Would Create 4,000-plus Jobs

2/7/2017 - The Advocate
LSU study finds $830 million economic impact from proposed Bayou Bridge Pipeline

2/8/2017 - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
LSU study: Gulf Coast oil and gas to rebound in coming years

2/7/2017 - CL Bryant Radio Program
Minute 46

2/7/2017 - American Press
Officials tout pipeline benefits

2/7/2017 - Houma Today
Propane Association discusses new oil pipeline

1/11/2017 - The Advocate
Oil price projections in 2017 could mean millions for Louisiana

 

2016

12/5/2016 - Louisville Public Media
Interview on proposed utility rate increases here Kentucky.

12/1/2016 - La. Public Radio
Slowed oil production not likely to lead to more drilling in Louisiana.

12/1/2016 - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
Insight: Valuing our energy infrastructure

11/30/2016 - The Advocate
OPEC agreement helps, but Louisiana needs even higher oil prices, experts say

11/18/2016 - The Advocate
$1.3 million federal grant awarded to evaluate facility to capture carbon emissions in the Baton Rouge-New Orleans industrial corridor

11/10/2016 - The Advertiser
In Trump, oil and gas sees turnaround

11/10/2016 - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
Louisiana oil and gas leaders see industry turnaround in Trump

10/24/2016 - The Advocate
Louisiana: Little faith in OPEC's promise to cut oil production, would welcome related price boost

9/24/2016 - The Advocate
Baton Rouge area adds 7,000 jobs while oil downturn plagues Lafayette, New Orleans

8/25/2016 - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
Other ways in which the energy world is changing

8/17/2016 - Bloomberg
Louisiana's Sinking Coast Is a $100 Billion Nightmare for Big Oil

7/26/2016 - The Advocate
West side's the best side: Port Cameron organizers plan $1.5 billion deepwater facility

7/19/2016 - The Advocate
Our Views: How Brexit bruises Louisiana's fortunes

5/29/2016 - The Advocate
Black gold, red ink: Oil’s spiral drowns the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale and a hoped-for economic boom. Link expired.

5/11/2016 - BR Business Report
What will the industrial boom look like in the long term?

3/12/2016 - The Advocate
U.S. oil, gas rig count cracks 1999 low; La. feeling the pain | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, Louisiana

3/1/2016 - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
10/12 Industry Report: Some say lifting ban on oil exports is premature

2/18/2016 - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
Will the end of the ban on exporting oil be good or bad for Louisiana? - Baton Rouge Business Report

1/31/2016 - The Advocate
Cheniere close to exporting LNG from Cameron amid turbulent market conditions

1/16/2016 - The Advocate
Oil bust may be worse than 1986 | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, Louisiana

1/5/2016 - The Advocate
Louisiana, U.S. consumers could see dampened benefit from lifting oil export ban

2015

12/28/2015 - Oilman
Lifting Export Ban Could Make Gulf Coast ‘Epicenter for Hydrocarbon Trading,’ Study Says

12/21/2015 – Daily Advertiser
Could La. become 'epicenter' of global energy trade?

12/17/2015 – Nola.com
Scalise touts end to 40-year oil export ban, but upside in question

12/16/2015 – Shreveport Times
In sight: End to crude oil export ban

12/16/2015 – The Advocate
Our Views: Repeal of ban on oil exports in newest omnibus may provide market boost

12/8/2015 – Daily Advertiser
Voices: We must shift the discussion on lifting oil export ban

12/7/2015 – The Advocate
LOOP seeks customers for planned crude loading facility

12/5/2015 – Houma Today
LSU study deflates predictions on both sides of oil export debate

12/1/2015 – Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
LSU study claims lifting export crude ban would have little economic impact on Louisiana

10/24/2015 – The Advocate
Crude exports could put Louisiana at center of trade hub

10/22/2015 – Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
LSU economist says lifting crude oil export ban carries risks, potential benefits for Louisiana

4/22/2015 - 10/12 Industry Report
How does oil’s price plunge affect south Louisiana industrial expansion

3/14/2015 – The Advocate
Economists tell Louisiana Legislators to raise cigarette tax, cut inventory tax

1/31/2015 - New York Times
Louisiana Squeezed as Oil Prices Drop