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US Gulf Coast Prepares for Hurricane Harvey #OilmanNEWS 2017 September-October Fullstream Louisiana Texas 

US Gulf Coast Prepares for Hurricane Harvey

Oil and natural gas companies on the Texas coast were preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Harvey Thursday, with some shutting operations and evacuating personnel, sending gasoline prices higher. Hurricane Harvey was also beginning to impact the flow of crude and refined products traffic into and out of the area, while oil and natural gas operators in the Gulf of... Read More
LOGA Highlights Importance of Relationship with O&G Industry #OilmanNEWS 2017 September-October Louisiana 

LOGA Highlights Importance of Relationship with O&G Industry

To demonstrate the importance of the oil and gas industry to the state of Louisiana, the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association (LOGA) released a statement on July 27 outlining the relationship between the state and the industry. Given the recent negative rhetoric concerning the oil and gas industry’s operations in Louisiana, largely due to the industry’s alleged contribution to the... Read More
LOGA Executive Sees Huge Litigation Costs for O&G Companies #OilmanNEWS 2017 September-October Louisiana 

LOGA Executive Sees Huge Litigation Costs for O&G Companies

In the ongoing legal battle between O&G companies and various Louisiana parishes, litigation costs are expected to be devastatingly high for the companies operating in the state. The blame for the continuous erosion of the Louisiana coastline has been put mainly upon the shoulders of the oil and gas companies, which are accused of contributing to the loss of wetlands... Read More
Haynesville, LA Making a Comeback in the Oil Industry #OilmanNEWS 2017 September-October Louisiana Shale 

Haynesville, LA Making a Comeback in the Oil Industry

The oil industry is filled with fierce competitors, all vying to be the leading producer of shale oil. In Louisiana, the town of Haynesville is among those competitors, as it gradually climbs the ranks of shale oil producers in the nation. Being dismissed three years ago by the industry and considered a non-threat, the town of Haynesville has shown this... Read More
CB&I Awarded Storage Tank Contract by Venture Global LNG #OilmanNEWS 2017 September-October Louisiana Midstream 

CB&I Awarded Storage Tank Contract by Venture Global LNG

CB&I has been awarded a contract valued at nearly $200 million by Venture Global LNG, a U.S. based liquefied natural gas (LNG) export company, for the engineering, procurement and construction of two LNG storage tanks for the company’s Calcasieu Pass export facility located in Southwest Louisiana. Venture Global’s Calcasieu Pass is expected to produce 10.0 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) of... Read More
Gulf States May Suffer if Proposed Budget Cut is Approved #OilmanNEWS 2017 July-August Louisiana Texas 

Gulf States May Suffer if Proposed Budget Cut is Approved

Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas received $36.5 million in payments between 2009 and 2016 due to an act passed by President Bush which allocated some offshore drilling revenue to Gulf states. However, if Congress approves a recently proposed budget cut from the Interior Department, these states may receive nothing from the companies which operate in the Gulf region. The Gulf... Read More
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