Posted: Jan 26, 2011 10:34 PM by Kristy Davis
Updated: Jan 26, 2011 10:34 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Gulf Oil Spill was no where to be found last nights state of the Union address leave some who work in the oil industry worried they could be left out of the president’s energy policy.
Both Louisiana Senators Mary Landrieu and David Vitter expressed concerns with whether the Obama administration would focus on recovering jobs lost as a result of the spill and deepwater drilling moratorium.
Hashem El Abrikgy’s company supplies the equipment needed to conduct deepwater drilling. His business took a major hit and so far he’s had to lay off 60 people.
He’s hopping the president’s omission of the spill wont be reflected in the administrations policies.