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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. 

Dismukes: Thank Natural Gas for What Growth There Is in Manufacturing

Read David Dismukes' op-ed piece on new manufacturing investments resulting from unconventional natural gas resource developments.

Study Examines Economic Impacts of “Revolutionary” Natural Gas Development on State’s Manufacturing

A new study by David Dismukes examines the potential economic impacts of recent capital investments leveraged by the boom in unconventional natural gas production in the state.

Dismukes Participates in D.C. Forum on Federal Wind Production Tax Credit

David Dismukes, professor and associate executive director for the Center for Energy Studies, participated in a forum titled "The Fate of Energy Policy in the Lame Duck: Will the Wind PTC Fly?" in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, November 14. The forum was hosted by the American Energy Alliance and congressional daily publication The Hill.

Report Shows Federal Wind Production Tax Credit “Inefficient” as Policy Mechanism

In a study released Nov. 1, David E. Dismukes, professor and associate executive director for the Center for Energy Studies, finds that the federal wind Production Tax Credit (or PTC) is “an inefficient, expensive, and unsustainable policy mechanism for promoting wind.”