The Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition has named Louisiana Oil and Gas Association President Don Briggs of Lafayette as the 36th LAGCOE Looey for the internationally-acclaimed fall event.

According to a LAGCOE press release, Briggs has been responsible for forming numerous groups within Louisiana’s state government to ensure the environmental quality of this state, along with the health of the oil and gas industry, including the Oilfield Site Restoration (OSR) Commission within the Department of Natural Resources to address a growing issue with orphaned sites across the state.

Briggs also played a major role in the development and construction of the LITE Center and currently serves on the LITE Commission.

LAGCOE also touts Briggs for his accomplishments in community outreach and development.

LAGCOE is scheduled for October 24th through the 26th at the Cajundome and Convention Center.