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On Wednesday, November 17th, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold Lease Sale 257, the first federal land leasing event of the year. In the early days of his presidency, President Biden signed an executive order that banned new federal leasing permits for drilling. On June 15th, after months of legal battles led by Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry, U.S. District Judge Terry Doughty granted a preliminary injunction that temporarily reversed the moratorium while litigation remained in progress.
Early Wednesday morning, former Louisiana Oil & Gas Association (LOGA) President Don Briggs was involved in an automobile crash on I-12 near Tangipahoa Parish. As a result of the crash, Don Briggs’ wife Nannette, aged 77, suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident by Tangipahoa officials. Don was taken to the hospital for moderate injuries and is expected to make a full recovery. In response, Louisiana Oil & Gas Association President Mike Moncla released the following statement...
Certain environmentalist groups in the state have attempted to spread false or misleading information regarding the industry's involvement on the Oilfield Site Restoration Commission (OSR). It is crucial that industry respond to these claims and show the importance of having oil and gas representation on this commission.
In compliance with the June 15th U.S. District Court ruling, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced they will hold Lease Sale 257 on Wednesday, November 17th, 2021. The Biden administration had previously banned new federal leasing for drilling early in his presidency and is currently engaged in legal proceedings to resume the moratorium. In response to this announcement, Louisiana Oil & Gas President Mike Moncla released a statement earlier this afternoon...
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