2018 Oil & Natural Gas Industry Day
The Honorable Mark Menezes, U.S. Department of Energy Under Secretary of Energy
Felecia Gomez-Walker, St. Charles Parish public schools superintendent
Mike Moncla, Moncla Companies president
Marc Ehrhardt, Grow Louisiana Coalition executive director
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
11:30 a.m.– 1:30 p.m.
Complimentary parking at Hollywood Casino, lunch and refreshments will be provided.
A.Z. Young Park at the Louisiana State Capitol
800 N. Third St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Hosted by Grow Louisiana Coalition (GLAC), Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association (LMOGA) and the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association (LOGA), Oil & Natural Gas Industry Day will provide hundreds of attendees with the rare opportunity to discuss issues impacting Louisiana’s energy industry with professionals in the field, along with state lawmakers. New this year, attendees will get to experience interactive activities such as a virtual reality look at offshore platforms, S.T.E.M education activations and an overview of the Oyster Shell Recycling Program.
“We urge everyone working in and alongside the industry to stand with us on April 24, to tell our leaders why the industry is so crucial to the future of our state,” said Grow Louisiana Coalition Executive Director Marc Ehrhardt. “For more than 100 years, the oil and natural gas industry has been an important economic leader and community partner in Louisiana, and we need to be sure it stays that way.”
Supporters include state lawmakers, industry leaders, suppliers, partners, employees, professional associations and industry veterans, as well as members of the next generation of industry workers. These supporters of the oil and natural gas industry understand the vitality of the industry to Louisiana’s economic success and our way of life.
ABOUT GROW LOUISIANA COALITION
Grow Louisiana Coalition is an organization of more than 73,000 supporters, companies and organizations increasing public awareness of the importance of the oil and natural gas industry to the state’s economy, and the way of life of more than 260,000 Louisianians working in and alongside the industry daily. For more information, visit www.growlouisianacoalition.com.
ABOUT LOUISIANA MID-CONTINENT OIL AND GAS ASSOCIATION
Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association, founded in 1923, is the only oil and gas trade association exclusively representing all sectors of the oil and gas industry operating in Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico. LMOGA serves exploration and production, refining, transportation, marketing and mid-stream companies as well as other firms in the fields of law, engineering, environment, financing and government relations. LMOGA’s mission is to promote and represent the oil and gas industry operating in Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico by extending representation of our members to the Louisiana Legislature, state and federal regulatory agencies, the Louisiana congressional delegation, the media and the general public.
ABOUT LOUISIANA OIL & GAS ASSOCIATION
The Louisiana Oil & Gas Association (known before 2006 as LIOGA) was organized in 1992 to represent the Independent and service sectors of the oil and gas industry in Louisiana; this representation includes exploration, production and oilfield services. Our primary goal is to provide our industry with a working environment that will enhance the industry. LOGA services its membership by creating incentives for Louisiana’s oil & gas industry, warding off tax increases, changing existing burdensome regulations, and educating the public and government of the important of the oil and gas industry in the state of Louisiana.
Oil and gas operations are commonly found in remote locations far from company headquarters. Now, it's possible to monitor pump operations, collate and analyze seismic data, and track employees around the world from almost anywhere. Whether employees are in the office or in the field, the internet and related applications enable a greater multidirectional flow of information – and control – than ever before.