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.
Mark Kaiser, CES professor, and Brian Snyder, research associate, have co-authored The Offshore Drilling Industry and Rig Construction Market in the Gulf of Mexico (London: Springer-Verlag, 2013), a comprehensive text examining the mobile offshore drilling units (MODUs) service and construction industry and the economic impacts of rig construction in the U.S.
6th Annual Nigerian Association for Energy Economics and International Association for Energy Economics Conference.
In a recent report titled, “The Offshore Drilling Industry and Rig Construction Market in the Gulf of Mexico, “ Mark Kaiser, Brian Snyder, and Allan Pulsipher examine the offshore drilling industry and rig construction markets and investigate targeted issues relevant to the GOM.
The Coastal Marine Institute, or CMI, at Louisiana State University has announced research grants awarded by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management for 2013.