Opinion: Saving our offshore oil industry is critical for protecting Louisiana’s coast
Apr 16, 2020
Published in the Houma Courier
As we all have witnessed, the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic and the drastic decline of oil prices is having an immediate and devastating economic impact on many of our local service companies and oilfield related jobs.
Louisiana supports 17% of our nation’s energy production, and we serve as the epicenter for servicing the offshore oil and gas industry in the Gulf of Mexico.