Media Coverage


Louisiana Public Broadcasting. Louisiana: The State We’re In. November 9, 2018.


“Interview to discuss oil prices and Louisiana Budget” Louisiana Public Broadcasting. Louisiana: The State We’re In. May 19, 2018.


“Professor: Pipelines key to La.’s energy future.” The Daily Review. Morgan City, LA. March 16, 2018.

“The Governor and Louisiana Lawyers Plot an Energy Shakedown. Their Demand: Fork Over Billions to Restore the Eroding Coastline or Brave a Drawn-Out Legal Battle.” The Wall Street Journal. New York, New York. March 2, 2018. link

“What $60 a barrel oil prices mean for Louisiana.” Baton Rouge Business Report. Baton Rouge, LA. January 3, 2018. link

“Gulf Coast Energy Outlook Tracks Jobs, Industry Trends.” BIC Magazine. August 10, 2017.

“Gulf oil rig count drop 30 percent in a week.” Houma Today. Terrebonne Parish, LA. August 5, 2017.

“New LSU Report Forecasts Gulf Coast Spearheading America’s Bright Energy Future.” Energy In Depth. Washington, DC. June 28, 2017.

“Rolling the dice? Some stability seen in energy industry’s future.” Daily Advertiser. Lafayette, LA. June 26, 2017. link

“LSU researchers release inaugural report on Gulf Coast jobs, industry trends.” KATC. Lafayette, LA. June 23, 2017.

“Onshore Natural Gas, Oil Supply Pushing Gulf Coast LNG, Petchem, Expansions, Says LSU.” NGI’s Shale Daily. June 21, 2017. link

“LSU experts: Louisiana’s energy manufacturing, refining sectors will remain strong in the coming years.” The Advocate. Baton Rouge, LA. June 20, 2017. link

“LSU study: Gulf Coast oil and gas to rebound in coming years.” Greater Baton Rouge Business Report. Baton Rouge, LA. June 20, 2017. link


“Discussion about gasoline prices in response to Hurricane Harvey.” Louisiana: The State We’re In. Louisiana Public Broadcasting. Baton Rouge, LA. Aired August 25 and 27, 2017.


“LSU researchers release inaugural report on Gulf Coast jobs, industry trends.” KATC. Lafayette, LA. June 23, 2017.

'‘Onshore Natural Gas, Oil Supply Pushing Gulf Coast LNG, Petchem, Expansions, Says LSU.” NGI’s Shale Daily. June 21, 2017. link

“LSU experts: Louisiana’s energy manufacturing, refining sectors will remain strong in the coming years.” The Advocate. Baton Rouge, LA. June 20, 2017. link

“LSU study: Gulf Coast oil and gas to rebound in coming years.” Greater Baton Rouge Business Report. Baton Rouge, LA. June 20, 2017. link

“Discussion about oil price drop and LA economy.” Louisiana: The State We’re In. Louisiana Public Broadcasting. Baton Rouge, LA. Aired June 9 and 11, 2017.


“Discussion about Gulf Coast energy.” Louisiana Business and Industry Show. 107.3 FM. Baton Rouge, LA. Aired April 1-2, 2017.


“LA Showdown in Napoleonville: Supporters, opponents clash over Bayou Bridge Pipeline proposal.” The Advocate. Baton Rouge, LA. The Acadiana Advocate. Lafayette, LA. February 9, 2017. link

“Strong emotions aired during pipeline hearing.” Houma Today. Terrebonne Parish, LA. February 9, 2017. link

“Strong emotions aired during pipeline hearing.” NWF Daily News. Fort Walton Beach, FL. February 9, 2017.

“Study: Louisiana Pipeline Would Create 4,000-plus jobs.” Rig Zone. February 8, 2017. link

“LSU Says The Bayou Bridge Pipeline Will Be Good for Louisiana’s Economy.” The Hayride. Baton Rouge, LA. February 8, 2017. link

“LSU study finds $830 million impact from proposed Bayou Bridge Pipeline.” The Advocate. Baton Rouge, LA. The Acadiana Advocate. Lafayette, LA. February 8, 2017. link

“Propane Association discusses new oil pipeline.” Houma Today. Terrebone Parish, LA. February 8, 2017. link


“Guest to discuss Bayou Bridge Pipeline.”CL Bryant Show. Shreveport, LA. KEEL.February 7, 2017.


“Greg Upton on the boom and busy cycle in shale country. An interview at the 2017 AEA poster session.” American Economic Association. January 10, 2017. link

“LSU economist calls oil prices scapegoat for budget issues.” The Town Talk. Alexandria, LA. April 7, 2016. link

“Drop in oil prices having negative effect on state revenues.” KALB. Alexandria, LA. April 6, 2016. link

“New horizons for petrochem: Removing the nation’s oil export ban should help Louisiana in the long run, but the short-term impact isn’t clear.” Greater Baton Rouge Business Report, Baton Rouge, LA. Jan. 5-18, 2016. link

“Lifting Export Ban Could Make Gulf Coast ‘Epicenter for Hydrocarbon Trading,’ Study Says.” Oilman, Norman, OK. December 28, 2015. link

“Could La. become ‘epicenter’ of global energy trade?” The Advertiser, Lafayette, LA. The Town Talk, Alexandria, LA. December 22, 2015. link

“Scalise touts end to 40-year export ban, but upside in question.” The Times-Picayune. New Orleans, LA. December 18, 2015. link

“Our Views: Repeal of ban on oil exports in newest omnibus may provide market boost.” The Advocate. Baton Rouge, LA. December 16, 2015. link

“In sight: End to crude oil export ban.” The Shreveport Times. Shreveport, LA. The Advertiser. Lafayette, LA. December 16, 2015. link

“Louisiana, U.S. consumers could see dampened benefit from lifting oil export ban.” The Advocate. Baton Rouge, LA. December 16, 2015. link

“LSU study deflates predictions on both sides of oil export debate.” The Daily Comet. Lafourche Parish, LA. Houma Today. Houma, LA. December 5, 2015 link

“LSU study claims lifting export crude ban would have little economic impact on Louisiana.” Greater Baton Rouge Business Report. Baton Rouge, LA. December 1, 2015. link

“LOOP seeks customers for planned crude loading facility.” The Advocate. Baton Rouge, LA. December 1, 2015. link

“LSU economist says lifting crude oil export ban carries risks, potential benefits for Louisiana.” Greater Baton Rouge Business Report. October 22, 2015. link

“Crude exports could put Louisiana at center of trade hub.” The Advocate. Baton Rouge, LA. October 21, 2015. link

“Economists tell Louisiana Legislators to raise cigarette tax, cut inventory tax.” The Advocate. Baton Rouge, LA. March 10, 2015. link