Jim Orth

Jim Orth, president, director and co-founder of ORX Resources in New Orleans, speaks Tuesday during a meeting of the Atchafalaya Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute in Morgan City. Orth said that the south Louisiana onshore drilling industry needs to attract investors to be able to access oil at depths beyond 15,000 feet, which is the future of the industry. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Investment needed for south La.’s onshore drilling future

The south Louisiana oil and gas industry needs to attract lots of capital from investors to access fossil fuels over 15,000 feet deep and provide some hope for the future, an exploration executive



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