Oil and Gas is the Fabric of Your Town

LOGA and Don Briggs have been committed to writing this bi-weekly column for several years now as a way to educate the community about oil and gas topics. Because Don is recovering from health issues, I want to honor his commitment to the public as well as our membership by…

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Gifford Briggs joined LOGA in 2007 working closely with the Louisiana Legislature.  After nearly a decade serving as LOGA’s Vice-President, Gifford was named President in 2018. Briggs first joined LOGA (formerly LIOGA) in 1994 while attending college at LSU. He served as the Membership Coordinator and helped organize many firsts for LOGA, including the first annual meeting, Gulf Coast Prospect & Shale Expo, and board meetings. He later moved to Atlanta to pursue a career in restaurant management. He returned to LOGA  in 2007.

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