The high concentration of oil and natural gas activity in Southeast Louisiana makes thevenergy industry a leading employment option for the region.
Louisiana is the number one producer of crude oil in the nation – as well as the number two producer of natural gas. Roughly 88% of the nation’s offshore oil rigs are located off Louisiana’s coast. The Greater New Orleans region is the state’s energy hub, home to a number of growing refineries and petrochemical plants with planned expansions over the next 2-3 years totaling $6.4 billion.
The industry is complemented by the region’s strengths in trade, logistics, distribution, and advanced manufacturing, which provide a large base for common suppliers and opportunities for workforce training. That, combined with our strategic location, unparalleled infrastructure, top-notch workforce and unprecedented incentives, gives you the power to prosper.