The Center for Energy Studies (CES) is mandated to provide energy information and analysis that responds to the needs of the legislature, public agencies, and business and civic groups. The Center maintains some unique energy data bases and is the official repository of energy information from the state and The Energy Council. Staff respond regularly to requests from a wide variety of individuals and institutions for specialized energy data and information.

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Upcoming Events

Energy Summit 2019
Oct. 23, 2019

Gulf Coast Energy Outlook Kickoff Event at LSU
Nov. 6, 2019

Gulf Coast Energy Outlook Kickoff Event at Tulane
Nov. 12, 2019

Presentation & Book Signing
Energy Kingdoms: Oil and Political Survival in the Persian Gulf
by Jim Krane, Ph. D.

 Nov. 13, 2019


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Energy Summit™ 2019:
Center Hosts Annual Fall Conference Oct. 23

Energy Summit™ brings together energy professionals from throughout the Gulf Coast to discuss timely energy issues and energy market trends. This year's theme is "Challenging Traditional Paradigms."

The event runs 12 Noon -5:15 p.m., with reception following. 

2020-21 Louisiana Economic Outlook Released
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LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business Professor Emeritus of Economics Loren Scott unveiled the 2020-21 Louisiana Economic Outlook (LEO) at The Greater Baton Rouge Business Report’s annual Top 100 Luncheon, held Sept. 24, 2019.

The LEO shows job growth picking up over the next two years after a slow period in 2018-19 and estimates that the state will add 53,800 jobs over 2020-21, surpassing the 2 million-job mark annually for the first time in its history. 

Greg Upton, assistant professor-research at the Center for Energy Studies, contributed to the LEO.  Read the full press release here.

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