Another Louisiana native takes a top U.S. energy post – News – Houma Today – Houma, LA

The top two officials in the U.S. Energy Department are now Louisiana natives.Mark Menezes, President Donald Trump’s choice for deputy energy secretary, was confirmed Tuesday by the Senate in a 79-16 vote.Menezes, a Luling native, had most recently served as undersecretary of energy. While in the private sector, he held senior positions at energy companies and a partnership at a law firm. He has also served as chief counsel for the House Committee on Energy and Commerce for three years.He
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