Multibillion-dollar projects to create thousands of jobs in southwest La.

11/3/2013 | Advertiser (Lafayette, La.), The

A construction boom brought by several multibillion-dollar investments in oil and gas exploration is expected to create thousands of jobs in Southwest Louisiana. For instance, Sasol North America plans to spend $25 billion for energy infrastructure such as natural gas facilities. Although a lack of skilled workers remains an issue, the state's public and private sectors should collaborate in taking advantage of these economic opportunities, said Lake Charles Mayor Randy Roach.

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