Louisiana Public Square

Louisiana Public Square - Dollars per Barrel

Season 11 Episode 1105 | 58m 48s Video has closed captioning.

Crude oil prices have dropped from close to $110 per barrel last summer to around $50 per barrel in January. What is the reason for the reduction in oil prices? How big a role does oil play in the state’s economy? Who are the winners and losers in Louisiana when oil prices drop? And how will the decrease in oil and gas revenues affect the state’s budget? Louisiana Public Square looks for answers.

Aired: 02/25/15

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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