Industry Resources

The following links are provided as useful sources of information for those in the energy industry.

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Acadiana Society for Human Resource Management

The Acadiana Society for Human Resource Management (ASHRM) is an affiliate of the national Society for Human Resource Management. (SHRM) We are a non-profit professional association of human resource professionals focused on serving the Acadiana business community.


American Association of Drilling Engineers

The American Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE) is a non-profit (IRS 501-6C), volunteer organization founded in New Orleans in 1978 and is made up of an affiliation of independent chapters licensed and governed by a National Board. Formation of the AADE was based on the fact that no existing drilling industry organization was consistently providing technical exchange specifically for Drilling Engineers.


American Petroleum Institute

API's mission is to influence public policy in support of a strong, viable U.S. oil and natural gas industry essential to meet the energy needs of consumers in an efficient, environmentally responsible manner. API also provides the opportunity for standards development, technical cooperation and other activities to improve the industry's competitiveness through sponsorship of self-supporting programs.


Grow Louisiana Coalition

The Grow Louisiana Coalition appreciates the profound effect the oil and gas industry has on our state. We endeavor to continue the great relationship that has benefitted both the people of Louisiana and the industry. With that thought in mind, the current situation facing Louisiana’s coastal regions remains one of the most important issues our state must deal with. The Grow Louisiana Coalition is working to ensure the state’s oil and gas industry remains a major part of our economic and cultural heritage for years to come.


International Association of Drilling Contractors

IADC’s mission is to advance drilling and completion technology; improve industry health, safety, environmental and training practices; and champion sensible regulations and legislation which facilitate safe and efficient drilling. Membership is open to any company involved in oil and gas exploration, drilling or production, well servicing, oilfield manufacturing or other rig-site services.


International Society of Automation


ISA's mission is to become the standard for automation globally by certifying industry professionals; providing education and training; publishing books and technical articles; hosting conferences and exhibitions for automation professionals; and developing standards for industry.


Lafayette Economic Development Authority


LEDA's mission is to provide assistance to local companies in their growth, market development and workforce development efforts; to recruit additional companies considering locating in this area; and to assist in the development of new companies in order to diversify the economy within Lafayette Parish.


Lafayette International Center

Since its inception in April 1990, the mission of Le Centre International has been to foster an increase in international commerce and tourism in the Lafayette area.


Louisiana Economic Development


LED'S mission is to lead economic development for the state of Louisiana. With dedicated and knowledgeable professionals committed to Louisiana's economic future, LED strives to help businesses find the resources they need to make relocation and expansion a successful, profitable endeavor.


Louisiana MidContinent Oil and Gas Association


LMOGA’s mission is to promote and represent the oil and gas industry operating in Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico by extending representation of our members to the Louisiana Legislature, state and federal regulatory agencies, the Louisiana congressional delegation, the media and the general public.


Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

LOGA (known before 2006 as LIOGA) was organized in 1992 to represent the Independent and service sectors of the oil and gas industry in Louisiana; this representation includes exploration, production and oilfield services.


Society of Petroleum Engineers

The mission of the Society of Petroleum Engineers is to collect, disseminate, and exchange technical knowledge concerning the exploration, development and production of oil and gas resources, and related technologies for the public benefit; and to provide opportunities for professionals to enhance their technical and professional competence.


U.S. Department of Commerce

Brings together resources from across the U.S. Government to assist American businesses in planning their international sales strategies and succeed in today’s global marketplace.


World Trade Center

The mission of the World Trade Center is to facilitate on behalf of our members the addition of wealth and jobs in Louisiana through international trade, economic development and allied activities by supporting a prosperous international business climate in Louisiana with advocacy, information, education, and stakeholder programs and services.