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 empirical models for quantifying and forecasting service vessel activity related to the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf development. His other projects include assessing coastal land loss and hurricane events on Louisiana's energy infrastructure; reviewing and analyzing oil and gas infrastructure and activity trends in the OCS and the State of Louisiana; and supporting other research projects at the Center.
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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