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.
Environmental historian Jason Theriot will present "Building America's Energy Corridor: Pipelines, Wetlands, and the Breaux Act" on Monday, January 30, at 4:00 in the Holliday Forum of the Journalism Building.
"Innovation and Technology: Meeting the Energy Demand Challenge"
Dr. Tim Barckholtz
Monday, 17 October 2011 at 1:30 p.m.
Unconventional Louisiana: Shales, Sands, and Other Opportunities
As part of its legislatively mandated mission to investigate, describe, and map the geology of the state, the Louisiana Geological Survey has published two documents in its new State Parks and Lands publication series, as well as two new geologic maps of south Louisiana’s delta plain.
Louisiana Geological Survey has published its 2011 Publication Catalog. M
The conference will focus on new technology development and research from 29 RPSEA-funded research projects, including safety procedures, measurements, damage identification and remediation of corrosion and blockage in flowlines using autonomous remote control vehicles and advanced telemetry. New information will be presented on reservoirs and wellbores based on seismic and advanced geophysical applications.
LSU and Entergy officials unveiled electric vehicle car chargers on the LSU campus at a ceremony July 6. LSU mascot Mike the Tiger charged the first vehicle on campus.
View the film: Haynesville: A Nation's Hunt for an Energy Future
Tuesday, 19 April 2011. LSU Energy, Coast & Environment Building
Clean Fuels and Green Jobs Forum and La. Clean Energy Expo
14 April 2011
Energy, Coast and Environment Building
Louisiana State University
Louisiana Geological Survey director Chacko John, lead author of a 1997 Basin Research Institute report on the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale formation, was quoted in an article on recent leasing activity in central Louisiana.
Register now for the 2011 IEEE Green Technologies Conference
April 14-15, 2011
Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
The National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Spill and Offshore Drilling has released its final report on the Gulf oil disaster. A copy of the report is available online at
A recent Wall Street Journal article quotes one of the Center’s early studies on safety risks of the aging oil and gas infrastructure in the Gulf of Mexico.