Loren Scott, Scott Angelle headline webcast: ‘The Energy Evolution: How Will Louisiana Fare?’

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Louisiana economist Loren Scott and Scott Angelle, director of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement for the U.S. Department of the Interior under President Donald Trump, will share their insights about the future of Louisiana’s energy economy in a May 5  webcast hosted by 10/12 Industry Report.

The Energy Evolution: How Will Louisiana Fare? will explore what it will take for Louisiana to transition to the new energy economy as the nation moves away from fossil fuels and toward a low-carbon future. It will conclude with a 10- to 15-minute Q&A featuring questions from the moderator, Executive Editor JR Ball, and webcast attendees.

The webcast is sponsored by the Alliance Safety Council, Bradley Murchison and the Port of Greater Baton Rouge.

THE SPEAKERS

LOREN SCOTT, Louisiana Economic Consultant + Forecaster; Energy Specialist, National Business Economic Issues Council; Professor Emeritus of Economics, LSU

Loren C. Scott & Associates Inc. is a 35-year old firm that provides economic consulting and public speaking services for a wide range of clients. Consulting activities include impact studies, forecasting services, analysis of policy proposals, and general economic analyses. Dr. Scott is one of the 32-member National Business Economic Issues Council. This group has experts who cover international trade, Washington economic policy, retail trade, trucking, steel, chemicals, etc. Dr. Scott is an energy specialist on the NBEIC. Dr. Scott was on the Economics Department faculty at LSU from 1969 to 1998, where he rose through the ranks from assistant professor to the holder of the Freeport-McMoran endowed Chair of Economics. He is presently Professor Emeritus of Economics at LSU.

SCOTT ANGELLE, Former Director, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement for the U.S. Department of the Interior; Former Secretary, Louisiana Department of Natural Resources

Scott Angelle is the former director of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement for the U.S. Department of the Interior, where he was chief regulator of oil and natural gas exploration and production on the Outer Continental Shelf. The Breaux Bridge native has more than 30 years of experience reforming agencies and organizations in both the public and private sectors. Past positions include Commissioner for District II for the Louisiana Public Service Commission, member of the LSU Board of Supervisors and a member of the board at Sunoco Logistics Partners LP. He also served as secretary of the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources under two governors and Interim Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana during the height of the worst oil spill in U.S. history. He successfully achieved an early end to the offshore drilling moratorium imposed by the federal government. 

The webcast is scheduled for 10 a.m. May 5. Audience members can submit questions in advance on the registration form. A recording of the event will be available afterward to registrants and 10/12 Industry Weekly subscribers. Register here, and submit your questions for the speakers in advance in the “Questions & Comments” section on the form.