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  • 2013 OHH Acadiana Redfish Fishing Tournament

    October 2, 2013 8:14 AM

    Friday, October 4 and Saturday, October 5, the Oilfield Helping Hands Acadiana is hosting a "one day" Redfish Fishing Tournament. This event will take place at the Pavilion in Harbor Light Marina, Cocodrie, La. All proceeds from the tournament benefit oilfield families in need. The categories include adult and youth;... more »
  • Oilfield waste site plans upset some in Houma

    July 10, 2012 8:56 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - Houma residents who live and work near the site of a proposed oilfield waste disposal well say they're upset about a court ruling that allows the project to move forward. A judge ruled Friday that a state permit allowing Vanguard Environmental to drill the well supersedes... more »
  • New oilfield services plant to open in Scott

    January 13, 2012 10:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Houston-based company that provides corrosion protection services for the oil and gas industry is planning to open a new plant in Scott. Houston Plating and Coatings LLC says it will hire 120 people over the next five years to work at the new $9... more »
  • Oilfield Waste Site in Houma?

    February 6, 2011 1:17 PM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - Terrebonne Parish councilman Johnny Pizzolatto has proposed allowing the underground disposal of oilfield waste in north Houma. Pizzolatto tells The Courier that his proposal would exclude "saltwater injection wells and the disposal of brine" from the list of waste-disposal or storage facilities that must be at... more »
  • Oilfield Worker Receives $4 million from Transocean

    October 11, 2010 12:13 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A federal jury has ordered Transocean to pay more than $4 million in damages to an oilfield worker injured in an offshore rig accident. The judgment entered Tuesday capped a trial for the lawsuit that 32-year-old Dan Averette filed over the July 14, 2007, accident aboard... more »

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