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Oil Industry in Lafayette (1982)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1982-10-08

Duration: 00:07:01

Subjects: Economy | Recessions | OIL INDUSTRY | Energy


  • George, Beth Host
  • Young, David Reporter
  • Bailey, Bill Interviewee
  • Broadnax, Bill Interviewee
  • Briggs, Don Interviewee


This segment from the October 8, 1982, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on the impact of the economic recession on the oil industry in Lafayette, especially for oil service companies and new companies formed during the 1981 boom. Host: Beth George