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    VEEDER: Bayou Bridge Would Actually Enhance Louisiana’s Oil Pipeline Safety

VEEDER: Bayou Bridge Would Actually Enhance Louisiana’s Oil Pipeline Safety

Editor’s Note: A guest post by Howard Veeder, a safety training consultant based in Baton Rouge. I’ve worked on a wide variety of endeavors in Louisiana involving safety and training.

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    VIDEO: Dardenne Admits JBE Admin Isn’t Doing Anything To Help Louisiana’s Energy Industry

VIDEO: Dardenne Admits JBE Admin Isn’t Doing Anything To Help Louisiana’s Energy Industry

Well, here’s a bit of a smoking gun of sorts. In a budget committee meeting last week, Rep. Blake Miguez, whose New Iberia district is reeling from the sad shape

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    Someone Should Ask JBE Why This Story Isn’t Being Written About Louisiana

Someone Should Ask JBE Why This Story Isn’t Being Written About Louisiana

From Fuelfix.com… Dow Chemical said Tuesday it completed the massive ethane cracker plant in Freeport that’s the “crown jewel” of its more than $6 billion expansion along the Gulf Coast,

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    BRIGGS: It’s Time To Flip The Conversation

BRIGGS: It’s Time To Flip The Conversation

With all the talk about optimism in the American oil and gas industry, it is puzzling to some to read a headline stating that a community heavy in oil and

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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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    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 series of blockbuster films, Luke captured the imagination of millions

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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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HITHER AND YON: Democrats From All Over Are Harassing Louisiana’s Electors Pledged To Trump

  HITHER AND YON: Democrats From All Over Are Harassing Louisiana’s Electors Pledged To Trump

This is a story playing out all over the country, but since Trump won Louisiana there are eight electors and

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BRIGGS: A Clear Message Of Extortion

  BRIGGS: A Clear Message Of Extortion

This past Thursday the District Attorney for the 15th Judicial District, Keith Stutes, announced the filing of litigation against 49

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Kennedy Really Got Under John Bel Edwards’ Skin At The Oil And Gas Industry Day Shindig

  Kennedy Really Got Under John Bel Edwards’ Skin At The Oil And Gas Industry Day Shindig

I got there a little late, and when I walked up Edwards was speaking. He had turned a vibrant shade

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BRIGGS: Oil And Gas Industry Ready To Engage New Officials

  BRIGGS: Oil And Gas Industry Ready To Engage New Officials

The citizens across the great state of Louisiana exercised their rights and elected a whole new group of elected officials.

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Mike Fesi Continues To Give A Textbook Example On How To Defeat An Incumbent

  Mike Fesi Continues To Give A Textbook Example On How To Defeat An Incumbent

The quick lesson to be learned is to make your incumbent run on their record, not their rhetoric. Let’s face

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LANDRY: Texas Trial Lawyers Seeking Louisiana Plaintiffs To Sue Chesapeake Energy

  LANDRY: Texas Trial Lawyers Seeking Louisiana Plaintiffs To Sue Chesapeake Energy

Lawyers from the Lone Star State are heading to Bossier City this week looking for a goldmine of Louisiana landowners. Through

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BRIGGS: The Current Oil And Gas Downturn Might Be Our New Normal

  BRIGGS: The Current Oil And Gas Downturn Might Be Our New Normal

The cat has long been let out of the bag. Saudi Arabia and OPEC have a goal to end the

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Landrieu on Keystone Pipeline: Do As I Say, Not As I Do

  Landrieu on Keystone Pipeline: Do As I Say, Not As I Do

As the Obama Administration announced today it would be delaying the Keystone Pipeline XL project, Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) says

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Mary Landrieu A Champion of Oil And Gas?

  Mary Landrieu A Champion of Oil And Gas?

In a new political ad, Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu portrays herself as a champion of oil and gas throughout the

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DEATH OF A LAWSUIT: SLFPA-E Lawyers Throw A Hail Mary Pass

  DEATH OF A LAWSUIT: SLFPA-E Lawyers Throw A Hail Mary Pass

As this legislative session has proceeded, it has become completely obvious that the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East is not

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WAGUESPACK: A Compromised Legacy

  WAGUESPACK: A Compromised Legacy

Louisiana is a unique state, and that is exactly the way we like it. Let’s face it; we pride ourselves

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The Flood Authority Lawsuit Is Getting Strangled By The Legislature

  The Flood Authority Lawsuit Is Getting Strangled By The Legislature

Last night on the floor of the Louisiana Senate, the trial lawyers and environmental nuts took a beating, as a

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