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Oil Drilling Conference in New Orleans (1983)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-02-25

Duration: 00:04:39

Subjects: OIL INDUSTRY | International Association of Drilling Contractors | Society of Petroleum Engineers (U.S.) | Economy | Recessions


  • George, Beth Host
  • Ekings, Robyn Reporter
  • Stacy, T. Don Interviewee
  • Herrington, Darryl Interviewee
  • Ramson, Donald Interviewee
  • Johancsik, Colin A. Interviewee
  • Treen, Dave Speaker
  • Benge, Chester Interviewee


This segment from the February 25, 1983, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on a recent meeting of the International Association of Drilling Contractors and Society of Petroleum Engineers (IADC/SPE) in New Orleans. Conference attendees discussed the impact of falling oil prices on their businesses. Host: Beth George