Gulf Coast Energy Outlook 2024 GCEO 2024 cover showing workers at an industrial construction site


On November 15, 2023, the LSU Center for Energy Studies released the 2024 edition of the Gulf Coast Energy Outlook (GCEO) with a Zoom webinar presentation. As in previous years, this seventh edition of the GCEO provides a comprehensive overview of the Gulf Coast region’s energy industry outlook for the upcoming year. Center for Energy Studies Interim Executive Director Greg Upton, Professor Emeritus David E. Dismukes, and Research Fellow Gregory Albrecht author the report.

This year’s edition focuses on whether a recession is still on the horizon; the risks and opportunities of Gulf Coast industrial decarbonization efforts; impacts of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and resulting sanctions on global energy supply and demand; how federal supply-restrictive policies might impact companies and consumers; and the outlook for employment in oil and gas extraction and refining and chemicals in Louisiana and Texas. 

Read the report.

View the full slide presentation.

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Gulf Coast Energy Outlook 2024 Webinar

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