Siddhartha Narra is a research associate at the Center for Energy Studies, Louisiana State University. His responsibilities include managing, processing and analyzing energy-related data of the Gulf of Mexico oil and gas activity using quantitative modeling techniques, exploratory and descriptive statistical methods, and geographic information systems.
Dr. Narra's current project deals with the development of methodologies for forecasting service vessel and helicopter activity related to outer Continental Shelf development. His other projects include reviewing oil and gas activity and production for the states of Louisiana and Texas; estimating supplemental bonding costs for structure removal, site clearance and verification, and well abandonments in the Gulf of Mexico; historically reviewing and summarizing platform, well, and pipeline infrastructure in the GOM at different geographic aggregation levels; and assessing pre-storm and post-storm oil and gas production for hurricane events.
Prior to joining the Center for Energy Studies, Dr. Narra received his M.S. (2002) and Ph.D. (2007) in natural resources and environmental sciences from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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