David Dismukes headshotDavid Dismukes

Position: Professor, Executive Director and Professor Center for Energy Studies

Phone: 225-578-4343

E-mail: dismukes@lsu.edu 

Website: http://www.lsu.edu/ces/about/facultystaff/dismukes.php 

Master's Degrees(s): M.S. in Economics at Florida State University

Ph.D.(s): Ph.D. in Economics at Florida State University

Recent Publications

Peer Reviewed Academic Journals

“A cash flow model of an integrated industrial CCS-EOR project in a petrochemical corridor:  a case study in Louisiana.  (2019). With Brian Snyder and Michael Layne.  International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control.  

Opinion and Editorial Articles

 “An exceptionally uncertain time for energy markets.” (2019).  10/12 Industry Report.  Baton Rouge Business Report, Q4.

“LNG’s changing fortunes.”  (2019).  10/12 Industry Report.  Baton Rouge Business Report, Q3.

“A tenuous recovery.” (2019).  10/12 Industry Report.  Baton Rouge Business Report, Q2.

“The 2019 Gulf Coast Energy Outlook.” (2019). 10/12 Industry Report.  Baton Rouge Business Report, Q1.

Reports and Other Manuscripts
2020 Gulf Coast Energy Outlook. (2019). Baton Rouge, LA: LSU Center for Energy Studies, Fall 2019, 29 Pp.

The Urgency of PURPA Reform to Assure Ratepayer Protection.  (2019).  Institute of Energy Research, 24 Pp.

Integrated carbon capture and storage in the Louisiana chemical corridor. (2019).  With Mehdi Zeidouni, Muhammad Zulqarnain, Richard G Hughes, Keith B Hall, Brian F. Snyder, Michael Layne, Juan M Lorenzo, Chacko John, Brian Harder. National Energy Technology Laboratories/U.S. Department of Energy. 151 Pp.

Actual Benefits of Distributed Generation in Mississippi. (2019).  Report prepared on the behalf of the Mississippi Public Service Commission.  191 Pp.

Academic Seminars and Presentations
Panelist. “Fuel Security, Resource Adequacy & Value of Transmission.” (2019).  6th Annual Electricity Dialogue at Northwestern University: Energy and Capacity: Transitions?  Northwestern University Center of Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth.

Professional And Civic Presentations

“2020 Louisiana business climate outlook: the view from the energy sector.”  (2019).  American Council of Engineering Companies Fall Conference.  November 21, 2019.  Baton Rouge, LA

“The urgency of PURPA reform in protecting ratepayers.” (2019).  Americans for Tax Reform, Fall 2019 Coalition Leaders Summit, November 14, 2019.  New Orleans, LA.

“Louisiana’s coast and the energy industry.”  (2019).  2019 API Delta Chapter Joint Society Luncheon Meeting.  November 12, 2019, New Orleans, LA.

“Reforming PURPA: implications for ratepayers.” (2019). Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy, Annual Energy Summit, State Policy Network Annual Meeting. Colorado Springs, CO, October 28.

“Natural gas outlook:  supply, demand and prices.” (2019).  National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates, Natural Gas Committee Monthly Meeting.  July 30, 2019.

“The economic impacts and outlook for LNG development on the Gulf Coast.” (2019). 73rd Annual Meeting of the Southern Legislative Conference of the Council of State Governments. New Orleans, LA, July 14. (prepared presentation, hurricane cancellation)

“Natural gas outlook: supply, demand, and prices.” (2019). NASUCA Mid-Year Meeting. Portland, OR, June 20.

“Overview of Louisiana LNG issues and trends.” (2019). Berlin: LNG, Energy Security, and Diversity Reporting Tour, LSU Center for Energy Studies. Baton Rouge, LA, May 9.

“Overview of Louisiana energy issues and outlook.” (2019). Australian Media Visit, Greater New Orleans, Inc./Baton Rouge Area Foundation. Baton Rouge, LA, April 29.

“Gulf Coast Energy Outlook 2019: Regional trends and outlook.” (2019). Women’s Energy Network. Baton Rouge, LA, April 23.

“MISO Grid Vision 2033.” (2019). 2019 Spring Regulator and Policymaker Forum. New Orleans, LA, April 15-16.

“Ratepayer benefits of reforming PURPA.” (2019). LSU Center for Energy Studies Industry Advisory Council Meeting.  March 27.

“Incentives, risk, and the changing nature of regulation.” (2019). NASUCA Water Committee monthly meeting/webinar.  March 13.

“Gulf Coast Energy Outlook 2019: Production, trade and infrastructure trends.”  (2019). 66th Annual Mineral Board Institute Meetings.  Baton Rouge, LA, March 14.

“A golden age: energy outlook 2019.”  (2019). Engineering News Record Webinar. February 13.

Panelist. (2019). Baton Route Advocate, 2019 Economic Outlook Summit.  Baton Rouge Advocate.  January 8.