LSU economist Jim Richardson will headline a panel of oil-and-gas experts at the Energy Outlook Forum set for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the LSU Energy, Coast and Environment Building.

The forum is sponsored by Grow Louisiana Coalition, a non-profit whose mission is to promote the positive impacts the oil and gas industry has had on Louisiana and its residents. Admission is free.

Other panelists include Mark Finley, general manager, Global Energy Markets & U.S. Economics; David Dismukes, associate executive director and professor, LSU

Center for Energy Studies; Chris John, president, Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association; and Gifford Briggs, vice president, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association.