November 7, 2023

Lagcoe News!

Roux Fest Gumbo Cookoff

Save the date! On February 8, 2024, we're returning to our roots and spicing things up at the Blackham Coliseum with an epic gumbo cookoff. Local chefs will battle it out to create the ultimate gumbo masterpiece. Start your Mardi Gras early and get ready to savor the flavors and cast your vote for the winning recipe at this delicious event.

Be a part of the Roux Fest Gumbo Cookoff Powered by Lagcoe

You can now be a part of our event in multiple ways. Register as a volunteer, become a proud sponsor, or assemble your own team for the gumbo cookoff. Lagcoe will contribute a percentage of the proceeds to a local charity. Join us in this noble endeavor and let's come together to celebrate our culture and strengthen our community.

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Empowering Transformation: Gratitude for an Exclusive Summit for Pioneering Connections and Shaping the Future of Energy

We extend our heartfelt thanks to our generous sponsors, engaged attendees, and the esteemed speakers who made our recent Executive Summit a tremendous success. Your support and active participation were instrumental in creating an event that had the power to spark a paradigm shift in the business world. We have created an environment that fosters meaningful dialogue, catalyzes action, and paves the way for a sustainable, resilient, and prosperous future in the energy industry. Let's continue to transform the future together.

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ADIPEC, a Louisiana Showcase

Our Lagcoe team, including our Executive Director, Fumy Rita, along with two esteemed board members, Brenda Stelly of Oil Center Research International and Jason Arceneaux of ARC Energy, recently had the privilege of attending ADIPEC. At this world exposition event, they not only made valuable connections but also proudly represented Louisiana on the global energy stage. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to Louisiana Economic Development for the invitation, and a special thank you to the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Embassy for their exceptional hospitality and the opportunity to share the story of Lagcoe with other companies from around the world.


PoL: Fueling Professional Excellence in the Energy Industry

Get ready to embark on an exciting journey with the Professionals of LAGCOE (PoL)! As of June 27, 2023, the Professionals of Lagcoe have taken a giant leap forward and proudly transitioned from a committee to an official organization. PoL is your gateway to an exhilarating world of professional growth, vibrant networking, and unparalleled collaboration in the energy industry. Join us and be part of a dynamic community that is shaping the future of energy.

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Market Opportunities in Saudi Arabia: Oil and Gas and Much More

Saudi Aramco expects to award contracts for some 90 major projects over the next three years. While the bulk of these are for oil and gas processing and refining facilities, there are also multiple projects for pipelines and distribution, civil infrastructure, and security systems. Join an expert panel of speakers on December 5 at the Petroleum Club for an overview of current market opportunities for U.S. companies in Saudi Arabia. Learn about upcoming projects in oil and gas from Saudi Aramco, new opportunities arising from the country’s ambitious Vision 2030 diversification plan, and recent reforms in the commercial and regulatory environment making the market more accessible to international companies. This event is free!

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Swing for Scholarships: Lagcoe Invitational Golf Tournament is Coming

Mark your calendars for April 11-12! Join us at the Lagcoe Invitational Golf Tournament and tee up for a great cause, supporting Louisiana's future STEM leaders through Lagcoe scholarships. c

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Upcoming Events & Programs

  • December - Annual Holiday Social hosted by the Professionals of Lagcoe
  • February 8, 2024 - Roux Fest Gumbo Cookoff powered by Lagcoe at Blackham Coliseum
  • April 11 & 12, 2024 - Lagcoe Invitational Golf Tournament at the Golden Nugget Lake Charles Hotel and Casino

Lagcoe is a nonprofit organization established to support the advancement of the energy industry. 

Lagcoe aims to sustain a network of energy professionals, businesses, and volunteers that work together to innovate and advance the energy industry. Through programs, events, and education initiatives, Lagcoe’s mission is to cultivate partnerships within the industry by facilitating domestic and global relationships.

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