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Jackson Awarded Outstanding Student Thesis Award

On May 9, Environmental Sciences graduate student Emily Jackson was awarded the LSU School of the Coast & Environment Outstanding Student Thesis Award for 2013-2014. Her thesis “Hydraulic Fracturing: A Look at the Haynesville Shale and the Environmental Effects of Fracking,” estimates an inventory of water use, air emissions, and chemicals used in the hydraulic fracturing and drilling process. David Dismukes served as her lead professor on the research project.

American Energy, Imperiled Coast Book Signing, Seminar June 9, 2014

Energy and environmental historian and consultant Jason P. Theriot will discuss his recent book American Energy, Imperiled Coast, Monday, June 9, 5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., in the Dalton J. Woods Auditorium, LSU Energy, Coast & Environment Building.

American Shale & Manufacturing Partnership Regional Event

American Shale & Manufacturing Partnership Discussion Series
Friday, May 9, 2014, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Hilton Capitol Center, Baton Rouge, La.

Energy Outlook 2035: The Global Energy Industry and Its Impact on Louisiana.

CES hosted a panel discussion on the future of energy on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in the Dalton J. Woods auditorium in the Energy, Coast & Envoronment building.

Natchez Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Summit to Address Economic, Environmental Impacts

The Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Summit, March 31 and April 1, 2014, at the Natchez Convention Center in Natchez, Miss., will address the economic impacts of the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS) Trend on the region, its environmental effects, and the safety concerns regarding oil transportation and storage along the Mississippi River.

Funding Available for Installation Energy Technology Demonstrations

The Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP)is seeking proposals for demonstrations of energy technologies on Department of Defense installations as candidates for funding in FY2015.

Iledare Retires from CES

Wumi Iledare, professor of petroleum economics and policy research and the director of the Energy Information and Data Division, retired January 3, 2014, after 21 years of service to the Center for Energy Studies.

Kaiser, Snyder Publish Offshore Drilling Text

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.

NAEE/IAEE Recognize Iledare's Service

6th Annual Nigerian Association for Energy Economics and International Association for Energy Economics Conference.

Kaiser, Snyder, Pulsipher Complete Offshore Drilling, Rig Construction Study

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.

Coastal Marine Institute Announces 2013 BOEM Research Grant Awards

The Coastal Marine Institute, or CMI, at Louisiana State University has announced research grants awarded by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management for 2013.

Louisiana Geological Survey Awarded Best Reference Map in Design Competition

Cartographers from the Louisiana Geological Survey (LGS) have won the award for “Best Reference Map” in the 40th Annual Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS) Map Design Competition.

Iledare Named President-Elect of International Association for Energy Economics

Omowumi (Wumi) Iledare, director of the Energy Information and Data Division of the LSU Center for Energy Studies, has been named president-elect of the International Association for Energy Economics, or IAEE. He will become president in January of 2014.

Dismukes Adds LSU Coastal Marine Institute Directorship to Duties

David Dismukes, professor and associate executive director for the LSU Center for Energy Studies, or CES, has been named director of the Coastal Marine Institute, or CMI. Dismukes, who replaces outgoing CMI director Susan Welsh, will continue in his current capacity at CES. Richard Shaw, professor in the Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, will continue as deputy director of CMI.

Funding Available for Installation Energy Technology Demonstrations

The Department of Defense (DoD), through the Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP), is seeking proposals for demonstrations of energy technologies on DoD installations as candidates for funding in Fiscal Year (FY) 2014.