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2nd Louisiana Oil & Gas Symposium "The BP Gulf Oil Spill: Long-term Impact and Strategies"

Source: (8 Sep. 2010)
Two days of expert presentations on the BP 2010 oil spill crisis. Speakers include Ed Overton on pollution impacts, Julius Langlinais and Tad Patzek on what went wrong and why, Harry Roberts and Mark Benfield on deep water impacts, David Dismukes and Dek Terrell on economic impacts, Craig Colten on coastal community impacts, Steve Sears on the impacts on the future of offshore drilling, Greg Stone on coastal impacts, Kevin Carman and John Pardue on wetland impacts, Mike Wascom on the legal impact and strategies, Don Baltz on the biological impact; Chip Groat on the impacts to Texas; Jim Welsh and John Johnston on regulatory impacts and strategies; Lou Buatt on the impact on and strategies for the Louisiana Coastal Zone; columnist J.R. Ball on the business impacts, and famous Louisiana political commentator John Maginnis on the political impacts and strategies. Registration is $75 for the general public and $50 with an academic ID (faculty, staff or student); lunch for both days is included.

Location:   Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.
Dates:   August 16-17, 2010
Contact Information:   John E. Johnston III at or phone 225-578-8657

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Keywords:   Petroleum; BP oil spill; Environmental impacts; Economic impacts; Safety; Oil & Gas

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