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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.

Haynesville film screening April 19

View the film: Haynesville: A Nation's Hunt for an Energy Future
Tuesday, 19 April 2011. LSU Energy, Coast & Environment Building

Alternative Energy 2011

Clean Fuels and Green Jobs Forum and La. Clean Energy Expo
14 April 2011
Energy, Coast and Environment Building
Louisiana State University

LGS director John quoted in Tuscaloosa Shale story

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.

2011 IEEE Green Technologies Conference Registration Now Open

Register now for the 2011 IEEE Green Technologies Conference
April 14-15, 2011
Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Commission Releases Final Report on Deepwater Horizon Spill

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

Wall Street Journal Article References 1998 CES Study

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.

LGS Researcher Featured in Meteor Crater News Story

Louisiana Geological Survey research associate Paul V. Heinrich was recently featured in a TV news segment about a 10,000-year-old meteor strike in St. Helena Parish. The segment is part of New Orleans’ Fox 8 “Heart of Louisiana” series.

Energy Summit 2010 Slideshow and News Coverage

View photos from the Summit and read reports from local media.

Center for Energy Studies Completes Port Fourchon Emissions Research

The LSU Center for Energy Studies (CES), with Starcrest Consulting Group, LLC , recently completed an emissions inventory of Port Fourchon, Louisiana.

The Compelling Case for Natural Gas Vehicles

A Comprehensive One-Day Workshop for Public and Private Fleet Operators and Clean-Air/Clean-Transportation Policymakers
Thursday - November 4, 2010
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