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The Gulf Coast Recovery: One Year Later - Oil Industry (2011)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-04-15

Duration: 00:05:58

Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | OIL INDUSTRY | GAS INDUSTRY | Offshore oil well drilling


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Alford, Jeremy Producer
  • Justice, Todd Editor
  • Briggs, Don Interviewee
  • Graves, Garret Interviewee
  • Bollinger, Donald Interviewee
  • Moret, Stephen Interviewee
  • Scott, Loren Interviewee


This segment from the April 15, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features producer Jeremy Alford’s report on the state of the oil and gas industry in Louisiana a year after the BP Oil Spill, including the responsible parties of BP, Transocean, Halliburton, and Cameron International. Alford interviews Don Briggs of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association, Garret Graves of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, Donald “Boysie” Bollinger of Bollinger Shipyards, Secretary Stephen Moret of the Department of Economic Development, and economist Loren Scott. This report also touches on the impact of the Obama Administration’s six-month moratorium on deep water oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford