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Banning Russian Energy Imports (2022)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-03-11

Duration: 00:04:19

Subjects: Energy | OIL INDUSTRY | Gasoline prices


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Biden, Joe Speaker
  • Dismukes, David Interviewee


This segment from the March 11, 2022, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the impact of the Biden Administration’s ban on Russian energy imports on gas prices in Louisiana. St. Cyr reports that gas prices are at their highest level since 2008. Her report includes highlights of a press conference with President Joe Biden discussing sanctions against Russia following the country’s invasion of Ukraine. St. Cyr also interviews David Dismukes, the executive director of the LSU Center for Energy Studies.