Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association Welcomes New Staff Member

March 9, 2011

Brent Golleher Announced New Manager of Government Relations

BATON ROUGE, LA—Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association announced today the recent addition of Brent Golleher as its new manager of government relations. Mr. Golleher joined the association in late February, having previously worked as manager of government relations and political affairs for the Independent Petroleum Association of America in Washington, D.C.

“Brent brings with him a wealth of government relations and industry experience to the position, including work with member associations, that will further strengthen our ability to meet the diverse needs of our members both in Louisiana and at the federal level,” said Chris John, president of LMOGA. “Our industry is at a critical juncture so we are very pleased to welcome Brent aboard as we move to expand our government relations efforts and assist our members in navigating today’s challenging energy environment.”

Mr. Golleher also served as legislative and press assistant to former U.S. Rep. Jim McCrery, R-Louisiana, for many years. He is originally from Baton Rouge and received his bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University.

Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association, founded in 1923, is a trade association exclusively representing all sectors of the oil and gas industry operating in Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico. LMOGA serves exploration and production, refining, transportation, marketing and mid stream companies as well as other firms in the fields of law, engineering, environment, financing and government relations.

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 in the Louisiana Legislature, state and federal regulatory agencies, the Louisiana congressional delegation, the media and the general public.

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