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

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OPEC Doesn’t Understand The U.S. Oil Industry
OPEC’s secretary general has asked U.S. shale oil producers to cooperate with the cartel to keep the global oil market out of an oversupply situation. That betrays a fundamental misunderstanding of how the U.S. oil industry works.
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Where The U.S. Exports Oil And Petroleum Products
Exports of U.S. petroleum and petroleum products have surged in recent years. Here were the biggest buyers of these exports in 2016.
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Why The U.S. Exports Oil
U.S. crude oil exports are surging, even as we continue to import millions of barrels per day. The reasons for that come down to logistics and refinery economics.
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It Isn’t Always Price Gouging
As gas stations raise prices in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, there have been numerous accusations of price gouging.
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Peak Oil And Peak Demand Are Completely Different
The biggest difference between peak oil and peak demand is that a peak oil scenario leads to much higher oil prices and havoc with the global economy.
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The U.S. Sets A New Gasoline Demand Record
Given all the media hype about peak oil demand which is supposed to come about largely as a result of the explosive growth of electric vehicles you might be forgiven for missing the news that U.S. gasoline demand just hit a new all-time high.
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BP BP p.l.c.
CVX Chevron Corporation
DO Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc.
IMO Imperial Oil Ltd
MPC Marathon Petroleum Corporation
OIL iPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil Total Return Index ETN
PTR PetroChina Company Limited
PZE Petrobras Argentina S.A.
RIG Transocean Ltd.
SNP China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation
STO Statoil ASA
TOT TOTAL S.A.
VLO Valero Energy Corporation
WNR Western Refining Inc.
XOM Exxon Mobil Corporation
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Director of Alternative Fuels Technology
Advanced Green Innovations
September 2014 - Present (3 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 (5 years 1 month)

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

Education

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

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