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Low oil prices a mixed bag for Louisiana jobs

Low oil prices have begun to put some Louisianans out of work. Fox 8 News reports that although most businesses tied to the oil and gas industry in the Energy Corridor aren’t affected yet, a slowdown has begun. A few rigs have already shut down operations, leaving a few hundred people laid off. Just last week, Halliburton announced layoffs in ...

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Energy efficiency not a strong point for Louisiana residents

A study of home-related and car-related energy efficiency across the nation has found that, although Louisiana is home to the Energy Corridor, its residents are not very energy conscious. According to a study undertaken by WalletHub, Louisiana ranked 48th in home-related energy efficiency. Information for Alaska, Hawaii, and the District of Colombia was not included due to data limitations, making ...

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7 Things you should know about America’s Energy Corridor

Marissa Hall | Shale Plays Media With improvements in the works on Interstate 49 South, attention has recently been drawn to America’s Energy Corridor. The Energy Corridor lines 140 miles of US Highway 90 in southern Louisiana, running from Lafayette to New Orleans. According to americansenergycorridor.org, this area has the highest density of energy laborers in the nation, as well ...

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