In deal with Talos Energy Offshore, Stone retains an option for a 50 percent working interest in the deep drilling rights on the properties.
Of the major oil- and gas-producing states, Oklahoma gained eight rigs, Pennsylvania gained two and Alaska, California, Colorado, North Dakota and Ohio each gained one. Kansas lost three rigs while Louisiana lost two.
The local flood protection authority’s lawsuit against 97 oil, gas and pipeline companies lives to die another day. The authority’s board voted 4-4 last week on a motion to withdraw the suit. The motion required a majority to pass.
In case you were harboring any doubts as to the oil and gas industry’s impact on Louisiana’s coastline, this video from Walter Williams should ease your mind.
A south Louisiana flood control board isn't ready to give up yet on its lawsuit against 97 oil, gas and pipeline companies over coastal wetlands damage -- despite a new law aimed at squelching the suit.