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Louisiana's oil and natural gas industry is taking every precaution to protect our workers, their families and our community while safely delivering the energy America depends on.
The industry is taking careful steps to prepare for, respond to and mitigate the unique challenges of the COVID-19 global outbreak.
The industry is following recommendations from state and federal officials, as well as taking extra precautions to protect our workforce through social distancing, work from home policies, limited site visitors at facilities and limited access to key sites, conducting health screenings, and alternating shifts of rotating workgroups.
LMOGA Letter to President Trump on Offshore Energy
Louisiana's oil and natural gas industry is stepping up to support Louisiana communities struggling with economic and health challenges during the COVID-19 outbreak. From donations to local organizations and non-profits to contributions of much-needed PPE for healthcare workers on the front line, LMOGA member companies from across the state are committed to supporting our communities during this crisis.
In addition, our own LMOGA Foundation has partnered with Baton Rouge Area Foundation (BRAF), Entergy, ExxonMobil, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Humana for the Fueling the Fight Initiative to help provide meals for our frontline healthcare workers at Baton Rouge’s area hospitals. The initiative is also supporting our local restaurants with business serving the meals.
There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, including: