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 Pass, at the mouth of the Louisiana side of the Sabine River. 2017 is expected to be a great year for domestic energy production. For starters, we will be inaugurating a pro-energy president. Plus, the […]

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Swift Energy Announces Sale of Remaining 25% Interest in Central Louisiana

Swift Energy Company (SWTF) (the “Company”) announced today that it has sold its remaining 25% interest in the Burr Ferry and South Bearhead Creek Fields in Central Louisiana. The net proceeds received by Swift Energy ($8.0 million, less customary closing adjustments) will be used to reduce the amount of borrowings under the Company’s credit facility […]

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Here’s your chance to see Trump in Louisiana

Here’s your chance to see Trump in Louisiana

Louisianians will have a chance to see Donald Trump in person when the president-elect travels to Baton Rouge this week to support Republican John Kennedy’s bid for the U.S. Senate. The event will be at noon Friday in the Dow Chemical hangar at 3259 Harriet Quimby Ave. It’s open to the public, but those who want to […]

By December 8, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Will Trump Help Independent Operators In The Gulf Of Mexico?

Will Trump Help Independent Operators In The Gulf Of Mexico?

By Gifford Briggs The Louisiana economy needs a kick start, not a kick in the teeth. Unfortunately, the outgoing Obama Administration is making a last gasp effort to hit us where it hurts most—our energy sector. It’s no secret – lower commodity prices, out-of-control regulations, and other factors have challenged the oil and gas industry […]

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Gifford Briggs: Trump – A New Hope?

Gifford Briggs: Trump – A New Hope?

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 of Americans as he fought Darth Vader, destroyed the death star and saved the galaxy. In the days since the shocking presidential election, some Star […]

By November 18, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Roadblocks won’t stop us

Roadblocks won’t stop us

We are closing in on the two-year mark for the historic drop in crude oil prices. In the span of 2014-2016, the industry has seen the price for a barrel of oil drop from north of $110 to south of $30. This crash has brought about great hardship for the Louisiana oil and gas industry […]

By November 10, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Saudi Arabia Starts Telling Refiners Oil Supply Will Be Cut

Saudi Arabia has started to tell its customers it will reduce crude shipments from January, with the curbs focused on Europe and North America while Asian refineries are so far largely spared. Saudi Arabian Oil Co., the state’s company better known as Saudi Aramco, started informing clients on Thursday night, a Gulf oil official said, asking […]

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Russia To Hold Additional Talks On Friday Ahead Of Vienna Dec. 10 Meeting

Russia plans to hold additional talks on Friday with some OPEC and non-OPEC nations to discuss unresolved issues around a planned output cut ahead of a wider meeting on Saturday in Vienna, a Russian government source told Reuters on Friday. “Russia sees risks ahead of the deal if questions are not resolved,” the source said. […]

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Oil, Gas Exploration Spend to Fall to 12-Year Low as Prices Bite

Global spending on oil and natural gas exploration is set to fall next year to the lowest level in 12 years as the industry cuts costs and shuns more expensive areas such as the Arctic, according to Wood Mackenzie Ltd. Companies will allocate $37 billion to exploration and appraisal in 2017, the lowest level since […]

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Alta Mesa Holdings, LP Announces Closing of Private Offering of $500 Million of Senior Notes Due 2024

This post was originally published on this siteHOUSTON, Dec. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Alta Mesa Holdings, LP (“Alta Mesa” or the “Company”) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Alta Mesa Finance Services Corp. (“Co-Issuer”), announced today the closing of its private offering to eligible purchasers under Rule 144A and Regulation S of the Securities Act of […]

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Alta Mesa Holdings, LP Completes Tender Offer for 9.625% Senior Notes due 2018

This post was originally published on this siteHOUSTON, Dec. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Alta Mesa Holdings, LP (“Alta Mesa” or the “Company”) announced today that the previously announced tender offer to purchase any and all of the outstanding 9.625% senior notes due 2018 (CUSIP No. 021332 AC5) (the “Notes”) issued by Alta Mesa and […]

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Sunrun Renews National Partnership with GRID Alternatives

This post was originally published on this siteSAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sunrun Inc. (Nasdaq:RUN), the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States, today announced the renewal of a national partnership with GRID Alternatives, the nation’s largest nonprofit solar installer. The extension of this important partnership builds on each company’s […]

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More Federal Land Drilling: Possible, But Not Profitable

As the United States catches its breath following the shock election victory of Donald Trump, the oil industry could be facing significant changes, including the President elects’ open door policy on leasing federal land for oil drilling. This is a key part of Trump’s energy strategy, which he clearly presented to American voters, in the run […]

By December 9, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

President-elect Trump joins John Kennedy, others at Louisiana ‘Get Out the Vote’ rally

President-elect Donald Trump will join Treasurer and U.S. Senate candidate John Kennedy and other big-name politicians at a ‘Get Out the Vote’ rally today in Baton Rouge. The general public can attend but must RSVP beforehand at this Eventbrite site. Gates open at 10 a.m. The rally begins at noon… Click here for remainder of article 

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Angelle, Higgins: One, last, hot debate

Angelle and Higgins face off in final debate of congressional race. Lee Celano/The Advertiser Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle and former St. Landry lawman Clay Higgins squared off in a hotly contested, hour-long congressional debate at KATC’s studio Thursday afternoon. The session was scheduled for broadcast at 7 p.m. Thursday. The two made pointed appeals to […]

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