Economist Loren Scott to speak at Oct. 31 Press Club

Economist Loren Scott will address the Press Club at noon Monday, Oct. 31.

Scott will discuss his study “The Energy Sector: Still a Giant Economic Engine for the Louisiana Economy.” The Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association commissioned Scott to update his study, which looks at the energy sector’s economic impact on Louisiana.

Press Club meets on Mondays at De La Ronde Hall, which is located at 320 Third St. in downtown Baton Rouge. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for non-members. The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and members of the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.