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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.

Coastal Louisiana, Energy and the Environment Topic of Upcoming Talk

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.

ExxonMobil Corporate Strategic Research Director to Speak Oct. 17

"Innovation and Technology: Meeting the Energy Demand Challenge"
Dr. Tim Barckholtz
Monday, 17 October 2011 at 1:30 p.m.

Energy Summit 2011 Presentations Available

Unconventional Louisiana: Shales, Sands, and Other Opportunities

Louisiana Geological Survey Publishes State Parks Series, New Geologic Quadrangle Maps

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.

La. Geological Survey's 2011 Publication Catalog Online

Louisiana Geological Survey has published its 2011 Publication Catalog.  Maps, atlases, and geological reports are available for order. 

RPSEA 2011 Ultra-Deepwater Technology Conference, 26-27 July 2011, The Woodlands, Texas

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 Unveils Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

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.