Mary Landrieu’s cousin works for Shell Oil and she’s more than happy to help him out.
As you may recall from the issues about Landrieu’s residency, Mary’s parents are Moon and Verna (nee Satterlee) Landrieu. Verna, Mary’s mother is the daughter of Kent Satterlee, Sr.
That makes Kent Satterlee, III the cousin of Sen. Mary Landrieu.
Why does this matter?
Kent Satterlee, III is also the manager for “offshore regulatory policy” for Shell Upstream Americas.
This July 2014 Press Release from Landrieu’s office and follow-up article detail a hearing held by Landrieu to increase offshore drilling. Satterlee testified at the hearing as a representative of Shell Oil.
Landrieu Press release:
From The Advocate:
Here is Youtube video of Satterlee saying he’s related to her…[Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8cqctBFao0M&list=UUeck4eodpa1uwIeFSbWjmsw ]
Shell Oil has a lot of interest in Louisiana: