Research and Development Division
The Research and Development Division is the coordinating unit for multidisciplinary energy research within the University and within the State. The division helps coordinate gathering the necessary expertise, securing funding and providing research management services for the performance of basic and applied research upon request.
The R & D Division has been involved with several efforts including:
- The management of the Central Gulf Region of the Petroleum Technology Transfer Council.
- U.S. DOE-funded projects on natural gas resource analysis in the Gulf Region
- Contract management and program coordination for the Clean Power and Energy Research Consortium (LSU A&M, UNO, and Southern University) funded by the Board of Regents.
- Assisting the Office of Mineral Resources, Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, with a review of the fee structure and drilling incentives.