The proposed settlement is heralded by some as a major victory, supposedly securing $100 million for the state to use for coastal restoration. In reality, the proposed settlement, if adopted, would yield nowhere near $100 million and divert much of the money it did raise to unrelated government spending. Two key flaws undermine the settlement’s...View Report
Are the attorneys and plaintiffs who file lawsuits built around oilfield contamination allegations genuinely concerned about environmental damage? Or, are they instead motivated by a loophole in the law that allows for financial awards to be detached from cleanup efforts?
The long-awaited permit gives BP the green light to begin drilling a 6,034-foot exploratory well off the coast of Louisiana in BP’s prolific Kaskida Field.
Louisiana’s natural gas has given the state an economic advantage over its neighbors, but the implementation of a thriving natural gas economy is still in its infancy.
A new study by the Louisiana Workforce Commission suggests that Louisiana will see a surge in green jobs in the next 10 years.
The government’s track record would lead many to believe that it is incapable of efficiently permitting millions of new wells that will be drilled and hydraulically fractured in the coming decades.
Conclusive evidence continues to suggest that renewable energy projects and so-called “green” jobs have not lived up to the economic potential that politicians have promised.
The Budget Control Act of 2011 puts Louisiana's oil and gas industry in a vulnerable position.
The American natural gas boom will cause the U.S. to dethrone Russia as the world’s leading supplier of natural gas, and will continue to bring jobs to Louisiana, according to a new study.
A year after the drilling ban was ordered, we should ask ourselves some very important questions. What was the purpose of the moratorium and was it necessary?
Cuts to entitlement programs could be the first steps to getting our fiscal house back into some sort of order.