This year, disturbing reports of increased crime have dominated the news, both in Louisiana and nationally. Crime is a serious issue that demands thoughtful solutions to deter criminal behavior and promote public safety. They should be guided by data and evidence, not anecdotes. That’s why Pelican set out to review and better understand the underlying...View Report
Exporting U.S. natural gas could achieve the dual benefits of global climate-change mitigation and local/national economic development.
In Louisiana alone, over $60 billion in new manufacturing investments have been announced over the past 24 months: the justification of which are all tied to abundant U.S. unconventional natural gas supplies.
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.
Don Briggs: We can overcome many of our economic woes simply by allowing American oil and gas businesses to flourish.
Don Briggs of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association says Louisiana is uniquely positioned to respond to higher gasoline prices and shift to natural gas.