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    BRIGGS: Groundhog Day – Or, Louisiana’s Endless Budget Battle

BRIGGS: Groundhog Day – Or, Louisiana’s Endless Budget Battle

Well, it’s a new year here in Louisiana, but not much has changed. A new year means another budget deficit, which means yet another legislative rumpus over who and or

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    The Anti-Bayou Bridge Crowd Has Now Gone Full Moron, And Cites Worker Safety As A Reason To End Oil And Gas

The Anti-Bayou Bridge Crowd Has Now Gone Full Moron, And Cites Worker Safety As A Reason To End Oil And Gas

If this sounds like desperation to you, you’re developing a good handle on these people. They will say absolutely anything to get attention. Opponents of the planned Bayou Bridge Pipeline,

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    MCCOY: The Dangerous Love Of The Bayou Bridge Protest Movement

MCCOY: The Dangerous Love Of The Bayou Bridge Protest Movement

Editor’s Note: A guest post from Shawn McCoy of Inside Sources, where this article first appeared. All you need is love. That was the message of protesters who rallied ahead

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    EXCLUSIVE: Bayou Bridge Pipeline Opponents Distributed Anti-Police Pamphlets In Napoleonville

EXCLUSIVE: Bayou Bridge Pipeline Opponents Distributed Anti-Police Pamphlets In Napoleonville

Last night, supporters and opponents of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline squared off in Napoleonville for the latest round of hearings on its approval. Opposition to the pipeline has been unexpectedly

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    There Are Luddite Imbeciles Gathering To Kill A $750 Million Capital Investment In South Louisiana

There Are Luddite Imbeciles Gathering To Kill A $750 Million Capital Investment In South Louisiana

Yes, this is a post about the Bayou Bridge pipeline, and it’s the third one in 24 hours here on the site – Loren Scott, the famous LSU economist, had

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    BRIGGS: Pipelines, Trains And Automobiles

BRIGGS: Pipelines, Trains And Automobiles

First it was Keystone, then it was Dakota. One pipeline after the next has become the focal point of environmental and anti-fossil fuel organizations across the nation. The bad news

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SCOTT: Who’s Afraid Of The Bayou Bridge?

  SCOTT: Who’s Afraid Of The Bayou Bridge?

Editor’s Note: A guest post from Dr. Loren Scott, Economist and Professor Emeritus of Economics at LSU Spill data I

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VIDEO: Watch Mary Landrieu Get Booed By Leftists As She Testifies In Favor Of The Bayou Bridge Pipeline

  VIDEO: Watch Mary Landrieu Get Booed By Leftists As She Testifies In Favor Of The Bayou Bridge Pipeline

Energy Transfer Partners hired Mary Landrieu as their lobbyist to get the Bayou Bridge Pipeline approved. Environmentalists have mobilized against

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ExxonMobil’s Guyana Gambit Is A Good Reason Why Tillerson Is Trump’s Secretary Of State Pick

  ExxonMobil’s Guyana Gambit Is A Good Reason Why Tillerson Is Trump’s Secretary Of State Pick

There is a very, very interesting Washington Post article about Rex Tillerson, Hugo Chavez and the tiny South American nation

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BRIGGS: Louisiana’s New Year Resolutions

  BRIGGS: Louisiana’s New Year Resolutions

It’s that time of year again, where we all make plans to enrich our lives…to become healthier, wealthier, and wiser.

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JBE’s War On Oil Has Made Lafayette Lose More Jobs Than Any Other City In The Country

  JBE’s War On Oil Has Made Lafayette Lose More Jobs Than Any Other City In The Country

The oil patch has been shedding jobs for a couple of years now. Much of that is due to the

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Here’s How Louisiana Is Making America An Energy Superpower

  Here’s How Louisiana Is Making America An Energy Superpower

Right now, the U.S. only has one liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal. That terminal is located out in Sabine

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BRIGGS: Will Trump Help Independent Operators In The Gulf Of Mexico?

  BRIGGS: Will Trump Help Independent Operators In The Gulf Of Mexico?

The Louisiana economy needs a kick start, not a kick in the teeth. Unfortunately, the outgoing Obama Administration is making

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GIFFORD BRIGGS: Trump Could Be A New Hope For The Oil And Gas Industry

  GIFFORD BRIGGS: Trump Could Be A New Hope For The Oil And Gas Industry

Nearly 40 years ago, Luke Skywalker began his cinematic journey to becoming a Jedi on the big screen. Over a

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‘Peak Oil’ On Hold Again As The Largest U.S. Oil Strike Ever Is Made In West Texas

  ‘Peak Oil’ On Hold Again As The Largest U.S. Oil Strike Ever Is Made In West Texas

How big is this oil strike? It is three times larger than the Bakken play in North Dakota. The Wolfcamp formation

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Jeff Hughes Is Trying Really Hard To Pay Off His Campaign Contributors And Decide Cases Against Oil Companies, But…

  Jeff Hughes Is Trying Really Hard To Pay Off His Campaign Contributors And Decide Cases Against Oil Companies, But…

…so far it’s not happening for him. A quick story from AP… A federal judge is being asked to take another

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The Much-Anticipated Wyoming Study Is Out, And The Fracking-Contaminates-Groundwater Myth Is Busted

  The Much-Anticipated Wyoming Study Is Out, And The Fracking-Contaminates-Groundwater Myth Is Busted

If you watched the sensationalist documentary Gasland and believed virtually anything in it, you might want to turn away from this

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Plaintiff lawyers put up $1M to fund late attacks on LA Supreme Court candidate

  Plaintiff lawyers put up $1M to fund late attacks on LA Supreme Court candidate

Plaintiff lawyers are funneling millions of dollars into two last-minute campaigns against 15th Judicial District Court Judge Marilyn Castle, who

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Stand Up For Offshore Energy, And Join Us In Metairie Wednesday Afternoon!

  Stand Up For Offshore Energy, And Join Us In Metairie Wednesday Afternoon!

It turns out that the left-wing nuts at the Louisiana Bucket Brigade are going to stage one of their usual

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