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Louisiana’s Expanding Energy Sector

Louisiana’s global energy leadership is rooted in our natural resources, logistical advantages, skilled workforce, all-of-the-above sector strategy and groundbreaking Climate Action Plan skilled workforce and all-of-the-above sector strategy.

Positioned for the Future

By supporting oil and gas interests while exploring hydrogen, solar, wind, alternative fuels, electric vehicle battery and CO2 reduction opportunities, Louisiana is seeing a major economic boost that is employing thousands and attracting billions of dollars in private investment.

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$30B+

Energy Transition Capital Investment

10K+

New Jobs from Energy Transition Projects

50K+

Miles of Pipeline

3

LNG Export Facilities

6

Class 1 Railroads

$30B+

Energy Transition Capital Investment

10K+

New Jobs from Energy Transition Projects

50K+

Miles of Pipeline

3

LNG Export Facilities

6

Class 1 Railroads

Powering Louisiana’s Energy Workforce

As a legacy producer and service provider to the energy industry, Louisiana offers tremendous intellectual capital that can be leveraged to manufacture critical components, develop technology or optimize service operations critical to all energy industries.

LED FastStart, Louisiana’s nation-leading workforce training program, is crucial to the state’s energy transition, developing new skilled talent and training the sizable energy workforce that currently exists. Importantly, doing so betters the state’s ability to diversify its economy while improving education, training and job opportunities.

Workforce & Education

Energy Louisiana

“In Louisiana, we have the natural resources, the ingenuity, the geology, the people and the infrastructure to transform the power industry as we know it.”

– Bill Fontenot, Cleco President and CEO

Transportation Infrastructure

Louisiana’s extensive port system, proximity to the Gulf of Mexico and central location in the southern U.S. combine with an integrated network of railroads, interstates and pipelines to provide unparalleled access to U.S. and global markets.

Superior Logistics

Superior Infrastructure

Success Stories

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Nature’s Bounty

Louisiana has abundant and accessible raw materials such as timber, natural gas and mineral deposits, providing unique advantages for manufacturers and energy producers.

As a natural gas hub, Louisiana has the means to produce and globally export this valuable commodity, making Louisiana a key component of the international energy supply chain. Leading in salt, clay, sand and gypsum resources, Louisiana produces valuable commodities for manufacturers and chemical processors.

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