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David E. Dismukes has been named executive director for the Center for Energy Studies. He replaces Allan Pulsipher, who will continue at the Center as associate executive director.
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.
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 Discussion Series
Friday, May 9, 2014, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Hilton Capitol Center, Baton Rouge, La.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.