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THE CENTER FOR ENERGY STUDIES (CES) is mandated to provide energy information and analysis that responds to the needs of the legislature, public agencies, and business and civic groups. The Center maintains some unique energy data bases and is the official repository of energy information from the state and The Energy Council. Staff respond regularly to requests from a wide variety of individuals and institutions for specialized energy data and information.

CES News

DOE Awards CES-led Research Team $1.3 Million for Clean Energy Research

The multi-year project will examine the technical and economic feasibility of developing a commercial-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Louisiana’s industrial corridor between Baton Rouge and New Orleans.

White Paper: Oil Prices and the Louisiana Budget Crisis: Culprit or Scapegoat?

Center for Energy Studies Assistant Professor Greg Upton has prepared a white paper titled, “Oil Prices and the Louisiana Budget Crisis: Culprit or Scapegoat?: An Analysis of the Implications of the Oil Price Drop on the Louisiana Budget.” In the paper, Upton examines how the oil and gas industry has contributed to both the state’s finances and economy from a historical perspective.

Wang Participates in Nuclear Tour de France

Wei-Hsung Wang, professor, LSU Center for Energy Studies, and director, LSU Radiation Safety Office, attended the 2016 Technical Tour of the French Nuclear Facilities July 3-9.

Wilson Receives Health Physics Society Honor

Charles A. Wilson IV, radiation safety officer for the Bennett Johnston Sr. Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices (CAMD), was honored with the Elda E. Anderson Award, bestowed upon a young member (younger than 40 years of age) of the Health Physics Society.

LGS 2016 Publications List Now Available

The Louisiana Geological Survey's updated catalog of their publications and products is currently available online.

Earth as Art Exhibit Runs April-July 2016 at Gallery at Manship Theatre

La. Geological Survey is co-sponsoring an exhibit of remotely sensed satellite images of the Earth. Opening Reception is 5:30 p.m., Thursday, April 21.

Vachon Receives Upjohn Institute Early Career Research Award

Center for Energy Studies Assistant Professor Mallory Vachon has been granted a W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research 2016 Early Career Research Award.

Upton Op-Ed in The Advertiser

Assistant Professor Greg Upton's opinion piece, "We Must Shift the Discussion on Lifting Oil Export Ban," appears in Lafayette paper.

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