It's the best news for Acadiana's Economy since the issuance of "one" drilling permit. 

According to Federal Regulators,  Shell is one step closer to final approval to drill "three" new exploratory wells in the gulf.  Shell Offshore has won approval to seek drilling permits for three new wells 130-miles off the Louisiana coast

 KPEL's Suzanne Ferrara found out what this will mean for our local economy.