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The following is a list of LA based companies that I
found using MSN Investor (it is now free!).  I
sorted the list by industry name as opposed to
alphabetically by company name.  

PART 1 of 2
SYM    Company Name                                        Industry Sector

LAMR   Lamar Advertising Company                           Advertising Agencies
CNRD   Conrad Industries, Inc.                             Aeorospace/Defense Products & Services
*AVDL  Avondale Industries, Inc.                           Aeorospace/Defense Products & Services
PEHLK  Petrolium Helicopters                               Air Services, Other
PHEL   Petrolium Helicopters, Inc.                         Air Services, Other
OLOG   Offshore Logistics, Inc.                            Air Services, Other
FCX.A  Freept-Mcmo Copper & Gold CL A                      Copper
FCX    Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.¹                Copper
AKRN   Akorn, Inc.                                         Drug Related Products
ETR    Entergy Corporation²                                Electric Utilities
CNL    Cleco Corporation                                   Electric Utilities
XCL    XCL Ltd.                                            Independent Oil & Gas
SGY    Stone Energy Corporation                            Independent Oil & Gas
MMR    McMoRan Exploration Co.                             Independent Oil & Gas
COR    Crystal Gas Storage, Inc.                           Independent Oil & Gas
SGR    Shaw Group Inc.                                     Industrieal Equipment & Components
UFAB   UNIFAB International, Inc.                          Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
TMAR   Trico Marine Services, Inc.                         Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
TCMS   TransCoastal Marine Services, Inc.                  Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
SESI   Superior Energy Services, Inc.                      Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
OMNI   OMNI Energy Services Corp.                          Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
NR     Newpark Resources, Inc.                             Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
MDR    McDermott International, Inc.¹                      Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
GLBL   Global Industries, Ltd.                             Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
GIFI   Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc.                       Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
STEI   Stewart Enterprises, Inc.                           Personal Services

¹Member of S&P Industrial Index
²Member of S&P Utilities Index

*Avondale Industries is a bit of a ringer, when I
first found it it was listed as above, I checked a few
days later and found it missing from the screen that I
use, doing further research I had found that Avondale
has been bought out by Litton, so it may no longer be
considered a LA based company.
Here is a news story about it:
http://moneycentral.msn.com/scripts/webquote.dll?iPage=news&Symbol=AVDL&ARTICLEID=BW,1999/08/02,BW0246

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