Coushatta Tribe to take part in Trade Mission to Israel

Press Release from Coushatta Tribe:

ELTON, LA - The Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana is joining 11 Southwest Louisiana companies and organizations on a U.S. Department of Commerce of Louisiana Oil and Gas Trade Mission to Israel Sunday, October 23d - Thursday, October 27. The Louisiana Trade Mission to Israel is supported by U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu, organized by the Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance and sanctioned by the U.S. Department of Commerce.

"We are extremely excited and honored to be a part of this important U.S. trade mission. During the past several years the Tribe has developed a strong government-to-government relationship with the State of Israel and we look forward to exploring to how we might expand our already fruitful trade ties with this world economic power," said Coushatta Member of Council David Sickey, who will be representing the Tribe on the trade mission trip. "Our tribal land holdings are located near the heart of oil and gas country in Louisiana and we continue to explore ways to diversify our investment portfolio, so it makes sense to examine potential opportunities within the oil and gas industry."