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Louisiana’s oil and gas industry is committed to protecting its employees, contractors, facilities and the environment from the impacts of hurricanes. This includes efforts to minimize environmental releases caused by potential storms and a commitment to safely and quickly bringing operations back to normal.
Fact Sheet: Hurricane Preparations & the Oil and Gas Industry
LMOGA plays an active role during hurricane and other emergency events.
Prior to landfall, LMOGA staff is actively engaged with state and federal agencies regarding the development and issuance of any emergency orders and/or waivers.Once issued, LMOGA makes these available to members. LMOGA also provides assessments of the anticipated industry impacts and potential industry needs to officials. After landfall, LMOGA staff mans the state's Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and the Business Operations Center (BEOC). The LMOGA office is also activated to assist in the response efforts. The staff coordinates the two-way communications needs between member companies and the appropriate state and federal agencies.
Hurricane Response and Market Effect: An API Fact Sheet
API: Hurricanes and the Oil and Natural Gas Industry Preparation
API's Oil & Natural Gas Industry Preparedness Book
Louisiana State Police Emergencies
Louisiana Business Emergency Operation Center
Governor’s Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness
Get a Game Plan
National Weather Service Hurricane Center
DNR Louisiana Fuel Team
Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)
BSEE Hurricane Information