The hills are alive – … with the sounds of oil companies and Feliciana landowners hoping to strike it rich in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale.

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For years, LSU Mineral Law Institute Director Patrick Martin has immersed himself in the oil and gas industry, mostly on paper. He harbors an almost romantic appreciation for the image of a working o…

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