Bibliography: 2015


Dismukes, D.E. and G.B. Upton, Jr.  Economies of scale, learning effects and offshore wind development costs.  Renewable Energy  83(2015):61-66.

Kaiser, M.J. A new approach to decommissioning cost estimation using settled liability data.  Engineering Economist  60(3):197-230.

 ------.  Asset decommissioning risk metrics for floating structures in the Gulf of Mexico.  Risk Analysis: An Official Publication of the Society for Risk Analysis  35(8):1562-1590.

 ------.  Clarifying GOM decom costs ------2: Method reveals benchmarks for decom market valuation, risk.  Oil & Gas Journal  113(1):58-65.

 ------.  Decommissioning forecast in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, 2013-2033.  Marine Structures  41(April):96-126.

------.  Empirical analysis of dayrate factors in offshore contract drilling, 2000-2010.  Ships and Offshore Structures  10(4):367-384.

 ------.  GOM revenue sharing ------1: Lease sales drive gulf OCS revenues.  Oil & Gas Journal 113(3):66-73.

 ------.  GOM revenue sharing ------2: GOMESA Phase II revenues impacted by several factors.  Oil & Gas Journal  113(4):66-75.

 ------.  GOM revenue sharing ------3: Forecast sheds light on GOMESA Phase II expected revenues.  Oil & Gas Journal  113(5):78-87. 

 ------.  Hurricane clean-up activity in the Gulf of Mexico, 2004-2013.  Marine Policy  51:512-526.

 ------.  Offshore service vessel activity forecast and regulatory modeling in the US Gulf of Mexico, 2012-2017.  Marine Policy  57:132-146.

Kaiser, M.J. (with M. Liu).  Decommissioning cost estimation for deepwater floating structures in the US Gulf of Mexico.  Ships and Offshore Structures  10(4):436-455. 

 ------.  Quantifying decommissioning risk in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.  Engineering Economist  60(1):40-74.

Snyder, B.F.  Solving conservation's money problems.  Conservation Biology  29(1):1-2.

------.  Tax and trade: A hybrid climate policy instrument to control carbon prices and emissions.  Climate Policy  15(6):743-750.

Upton, G.B. Crude oil exports and the Louisiana economy: A discussion of U.S. policy of restricting crude oil exports and its implications for Louisiana. LSU CES Whitepaper.
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Upton, G.B. and B.F. Snyder. Renewable energy potential and adoption of renewable portfolio standards. Utilities Policy 36(October 2015):67-70.

 ------.  The intended and unintended consequences of renewable portfolio standards.  IAEE Energy Forum  24(Antalya Special Issue 2015):11-12, 15.