Eric Smith

Don Ames
June 11, 2018 - 7:08 am
Shell Offshore, Inc. has announced early production at a deepwater oil development in the Gulf. And, a new extraction method being used at the Kaikias site could be a game changer for the Gulf oil industry. The project looks to bring in oil from the Gulf at a break-even price of less than $30 per...
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April 03, 2018 - 11:12 am
Are we seeing the price of oil slowing dropping again? Right now the price of crude is still above the 60 dollars a barrel mark. It's come down a bit when we were looking at the mid 60s in recent weeks. Eric Smith, Professor of Tulane Energy Institute at the AB Freeman School of Business says what...
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Don Ames
September 04, 2017 - 6:37 am
Much has been made about Hurricane Harvey's impact at the gas pump. While prices have spiked, there needn't be any fear of a gas shortage here, or anywhere else, as a result of Hurricane Harvey. Dan McTeague, Senior Petroleum Analyst with Gas Buddy, says people's frenzied gas runs have caused lines...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
August 29, 2017 - 11:15 am
With the catastrophic flooding still going on in Houston, a lot of people are wondering why Houston officials didn't call for an evacuation. Brian Wolshon, Professor of Engineering at LSU and Director of the Gulf Coast Research Center for Evacuation and Transportation Resiliency, joined us to...
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