gulf energy

Kaitlin Schmidtke, CEA’s Louisiana State Director, explores how oil and natural gas and their delivery are vital to other state sectors like agriculture, manufacturing and more.

And thanks to low natural gas prices, more than $142 billion in energy manufacturing projects have been announced statewide in recent years. Each will profit intertwining industries like hotels, restaurants, foot traffic at storefronts and ports, which support 77,000 jobs and $4 billion-plus in wages.

Read more: The Advocate