Bibliography: 2017



Dismukes, D.E.  Insight: A summer of discontent.  10/12 Industry Report  2(3):59.

       .  Insight: Low cost hydrocarbons continue to benefit the Gulf Coast.  10/12 Industry Report  2(2):58.

       .  Insight: Reading the tea leaves for 2017’s crude oil markets.  10/12 Industry Report  2(1):56.

        .  Insight: Taxing energy infrastructure.  10/12 Industry Report  2(4):57.

Dismukes, D.E. and G.B. Upton. Potential economic impacts of the Bayou Bridge pipeline. Prepared for Energy Transfer by LSU Center for Energy Studies. February 7, 2017. Click here to view or download complete publication.


Iledare, O.O.  Shale gas and the future of energy: Law and policy for sustainability.  Economics of Energy & Environmental Policy  6(2):144-147.


Kaiser, M.J. Empirical approach helps assess well abandonment risks. Offshore 77(2).

        .  FERC pipeline decommissioning cost in the US Gulf of Mexico, 1995-2015. Marine Policy 82:167-180.

        . The jackup rig construction market in the US gulf coast. Ships and Offshore Structures 12(5):662-678.

        .  A new approach to refinery complexity factors.  Engineering Economist  62(4):336-368.

        . Offshore pipeline construction cost in the US Gulf of Mexico. Marine Policy 82:147-166.

       .  Research finds rigless abandonment procedures to be robust.  Offshore  77(3).

       .  Research investigates rigless well abandonment procedures: Analysis examines more than 500 platform wells.  Offshore  77(1).

       . A review of refinery complexity applications. Petroleum Science 14(1):167-194.

       . Rigless well abandonment remediation in the shallow water US Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 151(2017):94-115.

       . U.S. Gulf of Mexico deepwater pipeline construction: A review of lessons learned. Marine Policy 86:214-233.

Kaiser, M.J. and S. Narra. Decommissioning of storm-destroyed assets nears completion. Offshore 77(6).

Kaiser, M.J. (with M. Liu).  Assessment of floater equipment capacity underpins successful development plan.  Offshore  77(9):52-54.

       .  Decline curve, scheduled approaches adopted for GoM decommissioning forecast: Twelve structures not producing in 2016.  Offshore  77(12):42-43.

       .  Decommissioning data provides insight into project economics.  Offshore  77(11):43-44.

       .  PV-10 model provides effective means of computing lifetime value of platform facilities: Twenty structures had values greater than $500 million in 2016.  Offshore  77(10):49-50.

       .  Review of GOM platform inventory offers preview of future decommissioning requirements.  Offshore  77(8).


Upton, G.B. Jobs, electricity prices and renewable energy policies: Costs versus benefits. Public Utilities Fortnightly  155(9):32-33, 37.

Upton, G.B. and B.F. Snyder. Funding renewable energy: An analysis of renewable portfolio standards. Energy Economics  66(2017):205-216.

Upton, G.B. and D.E. Dismukes (with C.K. Coombs and D. Terrell). Gulf coast energy outlook. LSU Center for Energy Studies and LSU Economics & Policy Research Group. LSU Whitepaper. Spring, 2017. Click here to view or download the complete publication.