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    BRIGGS: Regulation From Misinformation

BRIGGS: Regulation From Misinformation

Louisiana has become ground zero for environmental groups to wage war against a time-tested industry. In a time of blogs, social media and websites with no accreditation, if it is

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    BRIGGS: Oil And Gas Industry And Local Governments Must Work Together

BRIGGS: Oil And Gas Industry And Local Governments Must Work Together

Relationships only develop and thrive when both parties have a desire to work together toward a common goal. Although this might sound like the introduction to a “Dr. Phil” segment,

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    BRIGGS: The Legislature Has Killed The Levee Board Lawsuit

BRIGGS: The Legislature Has Killed The Levee Board Lawsuit

It is with great pleasure that I announce to you that SB 469 by Sen. Allain passed off the Senate Floor for concurrence and final passage today! It is now headed

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    BRIGGS: Aquifer Protection Is A Chief Concern To The Oil & Gas Industry

BRIGGS: Aquifer Protection Is A Chief Concern To The Oil & Gas Industry

If you pick up a newspaper, turn on the television or attend a town hall in South Louisiana, a similar conversation is taking place. The talk consists of protecting the

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    BRIGGS: Tuscaloose Marine Shale Is Not Louisiana’s First Rodeo

BRIGGS: Tuscaloose Marine Shale Is Not Louisiana’s First Rodeo

Oil and gas development is not a new concept for Louisiana. Since the early 1900’s, men and women in the oil and gas industry have been exploring and producing natural

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    BRIGGS: The Haynesville Shale Play Is Far From Over

BRIGGS: The Haynesville Shale Play Is Far From Over

Common thought is that the Haynesville Shale natural gas play is over. Pack up your trucks and move to another shale play. False. What the media portrays, might not be

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BRIGGS: A Confused Judge And A Major Economic Threat

  BRIGGS: A Confused Judge And A Major Economic Threat

Oil and gas producers beware. Earlier this week, Judge Janice Clark ruled against the oil and gas industry.  The judge

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BRIGGS: More Presidential Rhetoric

  BRIGGS: More Presidential Rhetoric

The United States of America has now witnessed over five years of Barack Obama as president and numerous State of

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BRIGGS: A Judicial Hellhole

  BRIGGS: A Judicial Hellhole

It is no secret that Louisiana has a litigious legal climate. As Louisiana now ranks 49th out of 50 by

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BRIGGS: Thankful for savings at pump

  BRIGGS: Thankful for savings at pump

We have an additional reason to give thanks this year. Consumers are happy because the pump prices are falling a

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BRIGGS: Politics Matters To The Oil And Gas Industry

  BRIGGS: Politics Matters To The Oil And Gas Industry

Famed Industrialist and oil and gas tycoon J. Paul Getty once said, “If business is your profession, then you should

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BRIGGS: Hurricane Season Threatens Oil & Gas Industry

  BRIGGS: Hurricane Season Threatens Oil & Gas Industry

Each year, Mother Nature sends a fury of storms into the Gulf of Mexico region. June 1st through November 30th is the

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BRIGGS: Lawsuit Accusations Are Just That

  BRIGGS: Lawsuit Accusations Are Just That

The battle between public opinion and truth is under way. Dozens of editorials, newspaper articles and reports have now been

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BRIGGS: A Study About A Study

  BRIGGS: A Study About A Study

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has a history, like any federal bureaucratic agency, to produce many studies. Some of

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BRIGGS: CNG Is The Automotive Fuel Of The Future

  BRIGGS: CNG Is The Automotive Fuel Of The Future

The United States is now the hub for natural gas exploration. A shale play touches nearly every corner of our

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BRIGGS: Oil And Gas Thinks This Year’s Session Was Just Fine

  BRIGGS: Oil And Gas Thinks This Year’s Session Was Just Fine

The 2013 Louisiana State legislative session has now adjourned for the year. Each year leading up to session, typically one

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BRIGGS:The Future Of Natural Gas In Louisiana

  BRIGGS:The Future Of Natural Gas In Louisiana

As home to one of the largest natural gas plays in the country, the Haynesville Shale, several potential crude oil

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BRIGGS: Here Comes More EPA Intrusion Into Fracking

  BRIGGS: Here Comes More EPA Intrusion Into Fracking

A shale revolution, shale boom, achieving energy independence, energy security; these are all terms being used in speeches, on television,

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BRIGGS: Throw Me Something, Mister!

  BRIGGS: Throw Me Something, Mister!

Louisiana’s business climate is litigious, to say the least. Or to be blunt, our state is extremely sue-happy. Louisiana currently

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