Oil, Natural Gas Industry Stands Up For Energy Jobs Today
BATON ROUGE – Hosted by Grow Louisiana Coalition (GLAC), Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association (LMOGA) and the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association (LOGA), 2017 Oil & Natural Gas Industry Day will provide hundreds of attendees with the rare opportunity to speak with professionals in the field as well as state and federal lawmakers about impacting the oil and natural gas in Louisiana.
The event takes place today, Tuesday, May 2, at the A.Z. Young Park at the Louisiana State Capitol, 800 N. Third St., in Baton Rouge, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Complimentary parking at Hollywood Casino, lunch and refreshments will be provided.
LA Sens. Norby Chabert and Sharon Hewitt, Rhoman Hardy, general manager, Shell Geismar, and Marc Ehrhardt, executive director, Grow Louisiana Coalition, are scheduled to attend.
“We urge everyone working in and alongside the industry to stand with us on May 2, telling our leaders why the industry is so crucial to the future of our state,” said Ehrhardt. “For more than 100 years, the oil and natural gas industry has been an important economic leader and community partner in Louisiana, and we need to be sure it stays that way.”
Supporters of the initiative include state lawmakers, industry leaders, suppliers, partners, employees, professional associations and industry veterans, as well as members of the next generation of industry workers. These supporters of the oil and natural gas industry understand the vitality of the industry to Louisiana’s economic success and our way of life, event organizers said.