A Houston-based independent oil company is hoping to breathe new life into an old well in the Bayou Jack oil field in southern Avoyelles.
Oil & Gas
It may be a few years from now before the first paycheck would be cashed, but there are “serious discussions” underway that would locate a new oil refinery at the Port of Avoyelles in Simmesport.
After a slowdown of oil drilling activity for about two years, at least one area in Avoyelles may see a well soon. Leasing for mineral rights is underway in the Dupont area by a Lafayette company.