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Haynesville Shale, Part 3 (2008)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2008-10-10

Duration: 00:05:53

Subjects: Haynesville Shale | NATURAL GAS | GAS INDUSTRY | OIL INDUSTRY | Mineral rights | Horizontal gas well drilling | Glover, Cedric B. | Energy


  • Sanford, Shauna Producer
  • Woods, Virnado Photographer
  • Glover, Cedric Interviewee
  • Fitzgerald, Kassie Interviewee
  • Long, Gerald Interviewee
  • Gallot, Rick Interviewee
  • Shaw, Buddy Interviewee
  • McCotter, Kevin Interviewee
  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host


This segment from the October 10, 2008, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s interview with Shreveport Mayor Cedric Glover about the potential impact and changes to his city because of the Haynesville Shale, including the leasing of city land for its mineral rights and the possibility of urban drilling. She also interviews Shreveport community activist Kassie Fitzgerald, State Senator Gerald Long, State Representative Rick Gallot, State Senator Buddy Shaw, and Kevin McCotter of Chesapeake Energy about the potential impact of the Haynesville Shale on northwest Louisiana. The Haynesville Shale could be the fourth largest natural gas reservoir in the world and the largest in the United States. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford