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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.”

Natural Gas: The Native Alternative

The city of Lafayette, La., explores "The Native Alternative," natural gas, to fuel its fleets and transit system. Watch the video explaining the advantages of using natural gas. View the video here.

Tuscaloosa Marine Shale expected to propel La.'s economy

Unconventional hyrdrocarbon resources could contribute billions of dollars in commerce to Louisiana. David Dismukes, professor and CES associate executive director, writes about the positive economic impacts of the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale in a recent article for the Baton Rouge Area Chamber.

Video highlights Center's research

A new video describes the Center for Energy Studies' mission, organizational makeup, and research focus.

Fracking, Environmental Issues Focus of Gulf States Energy Retreat June 20 & 21

Technological advances in drilling and related environmental issues will be the topics of the Gulf States Energy Retreat, presented by the LSU Center for Energy Studies and Jones Walker law firm, June 20 and 21.

The Center for Energy Studies and the Coastal Marine Institute

The following video, prepared for the CMI 20th Anniversary Symposium, held April 23, 2012, summarizes just a few of the Center for Energy Studies’ CMI projects. Click here to view the video.

Dismukes discusses advanced technologies of coal, nuclear at Manhattan Institute

David Dismukes, CES associate executive director, participated in a Manhattan Institute panel discussion titled "Keeping the Lights On: What Role for Coal and Nuclear" March 1 at the Princeton Club in New York City.

Coastal Marine Institute Research and Energy Industry Symposium 2012

20th Anniversary Symposium
Monday, April 23, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Center for Energy Studies releases report on oil and gas legacy lawsuits

Legacy lawsuits, environmental cases based on claims occurring, in some instances, several decades in the past, have contributed to a significant decrease in conventional Louisiana drilling activity that has resulted in near term economic losses and could have longer term implications for the state’s mineral revenue collections. The Center for Energy Studies has released a report profiling the economic impacts of the decreased activity.