Louis Dreyfus Energy Services deal in the processing, trading and merchandising of various agricultural and energy commodities. The company specializes in the ownership and management and development of ocean vessels and real estate, as well as telecommunications and infrastructure development and operation Its energy operations include buying, selling, marketing and trading crude oil and petroleum products, natural gas, petrochemicals and plastic resins. Louis Dreyfus Energy Services also provide citrus, coffee, cotton, rice, sugar, grains, oilseeds and metals in the international markets. The company offers a variety of services, including dry bulk and gas transportation, seismic surveys, logistics and transshipment operations, and submarine cable laying and maintenance. It also offers risk management, administrative and consulting services. Louis Dreyfus Energy Services operates in more than 50 countries worldwide, including the United States, Canada, India, Brazil, Argentina, Europe, South Africa and the Soviet Union.