Director of Alternative Fuels Technology at Advanced Green Innovations

I am a chemical engineer working in the energy industry. I have over 20 years of international engineering experience in the chemicals, oil and gas, and renewable energy industries, and hold several patents related to my work. I have worked in the areas of oil refining, natural gas production, ... more


The Winners And Losers Of Q3
Over the past six months, the energy sector has outperformed the S&P 500. Here were the biggest winners (and losers) from Q3.
High Oil Prices Don’t Constitute An Emergency
Saudi Arabia claims spare oil production capacity, but those claims may be tested as sanctions start to impact Iran’s oil exports.
Deadly Dangers Lurk In Natural Gas Distribution Lines
A deadly gas explosion in Massachusetts underscores a hidden danger in the nation’s gas distribution system.
Oil Will Remain A Large, Viable Industry
A new report predicts that peak oil demand won’t occur until the 2030s, but the oil industry will remain a vital part of the economy through 2050.
How Long Will Natural Gas Be A Bridge Fuel?
Coal is a source of firm power, which means power that is guaranteed to be available when needed.
In Defense Of Refiners
A recent headline generated outrage when it declared the Big Oil was asking the government for protection from climate change. The truth is more complicated.


BP BP p.l.c.
CVX Chevron Corporation
DO Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc.
IMO Imperial Oil Ltd
MPC Marathon Petroleum Corporation
OILB iPath B S&P GSCI Crude Oil TR ETN
PTR PetroChina Company Limited
PZE Petrobras Argentina S.A.
RIG Transocean Ltd.
SNP China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation
STO Statoil ASA
VLO Valero Energy Corporation
WNR Western Refining Inc.
XOM Exxon Mobil Corporation
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Work Experience

Director of Alternative Fuels Technology
Advanced Green Innovations
September 2014 - Present (4 years 2 months)

Responsible for the selection and development of alternative fuels that are appropriate for fueling the company's ZHRO injectors.

Chief Investment Strategist
The Energy Strategist
October 2012 - Present (6 years 2 months)

This is a job I do in addition to my regular job with Advanced Green Innovations. I write weekly newsletters and help manage investment portfolios.

Chief Technology Officer
Merica International
July 2009 - September 2014 (5 years 3 months)

Merica International is a privately-held energy company based in Hawaii. We are involved in a wide variety of energy-related projects, with a core focus on the localized use of biomass to energy for the benefit of local populations.

Board Member
Merica Technologies Pte. Ltd.
January 2010 - August 2013 (3 years 8 months)

Renewable Energy and Forestry


Texas A&M University
Chemistry and Math
Texas A&M University
Master of Science
1991 / 1995
Chemical Engineering