LMOGA's Chris John participates in Energy Town Hall event

09 12, 2014 by LMOGA

On Wednesday, September 10, 2014, LMOGA President Chris John particpated in a panel discussion at The Atlantic's Energy Town Hall event at The Riverview Room in New Orleans. The event is one of several being hosted by The Atlantic and API around the country examining the political, economic, scientific, and social imperatives for crafting future energy policy.

Chris John was part of a panel discussion titled "Offshore and On Land: Energy and Policy in the Gulf Region" with Eric Smith, Associate Director, Tulane Energy Institute at the A.B. Freeman School of Business, and Dr. Robert Thomas, Director, Center for Environmental Communication at Loyola University. The panel was moderated by The Times-Picayune's Jennifer Larino.

Topics discussed on Wednesday included a broad range of energy issues facing Louisiana, including the energy industry's massive impact on Louisiana's economy and the state’s oil & gas industry’s contribution to providing energy resources for all over the world.

Video of the event and all the speakers is available online here.

See more photos from the event here.