The Louisiana oil and natural gas industry fuels our economy by creating high-paying jobs and generating revenues for schools, universities, roads, and first responders. It doesn’t stop there. The energy sector is a catalyst for many other businesses — for every job created in the oil and natural gas industry, three other jobs are created somewhere else.
Louisiana oil and natural gas is also fueling our future by supporting critical hurricane protection and restoration projects that help make our coastal communities safer, stronger, and more resilient.
No matter where you live in Louisiana, the oil and natural gas industry benefits you. Join the movement and become an energy voter on November 16th. Help us make sure our elected officials and candidates running for office know that the Louisiana oil and natural gas industry is the spirit of Louisiana.
Louisiana’s oil and natural gas industry accounts for more than 250,000 jobs across the state. The industry directly employs over 40,000 people with an average pay of over $95,000.
The oil and natural gas industry has a $72.8 billion impact on Louisiana’s economy.
The energy industry generates more than $19.2 billion in annual household income.
Louisiana is one of the nation’s top producers of oil and natural gas and is second among states in refining capacity.
One out of every six jobs in Louisiana relies on the oil and gas industry.
The Spirit of Louisiana is working to keep those jobs and investments here in Louisiana to create a strong, viable future for the next generation.