Tag Archive | "Foreign Oil"


Sustainable Fuel for Cars, Busses, and Trucks: Compressed Natural Gas22 Mar

Problem A few decades ago the United States was a major exporter of crude oil, whereas now it continues to import an increasing amount (60 percent from OPEC). Further, 75 percent of crude oil is used for highway transportation and of this amount, 43 percent is consumed by passenger cars, according to the U.S. Transportation […]

Reduction of Foreign Oil Consumption Using Hybrid Electric Vehicles18 Mar

The  post of March 15th discussed the use of all electric vehicles to reduce foreign oil consumption. More realistically hybrid electric passenger vehicles may lead to reduced foreign oil consumption, possibly sooner than all electric vehicles,  given their fuel efficiency and number sold to date.  For example the Toyota Prius (model year 2010) achieves nearly […]

Reduction of Foreign Oil Consumption Using Electric Vehicles15 Mar

During his State of the Union address in January 2011, President Barack Obama declared that the United States should have 1 million electric vehicles on the road by 2015. This post addresses two key questions related to this policy goal: To what extent will electric vehicles help reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil? Will these […]

Top Oil Exporters to the United States: Business Development Issues07 Mar

The top five exporters of crude oil to the United States are Canada, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, and Nigeria. In August 2010 they constituted 63 percent of all imports to the United States. Four of these five countries have problems that could affect U.S. oil imports. Canada is the only country with long-term social and […]

About Dr. Everson

Prior to forming this SBIR consultant practice, Dr. Jeffrey Everson was director of business development for QinetiQ North America’s Technology Solutions Group (previously Foster-Miller, Inc.).

Dr. Everson has won and been the principal investigator for several SBIR programs, including a Phase I program for NASA, a Phase I project for the U.S. Air Force, and Phase I and II contracts from the U.S. Department of Transportation. For the Phase II program, he received a Tibbetts Award for exemplifying the best in SBIR achievement.

Previously Dr. Everson held senior scientist positions at Battelle Memorial Institute, The Analytic Sciences Corporation (TASC), Honeywell Electro Optics Systems Division, and Itek Optical Systems Division.

He holds a PhD in physics from Boston College and a MS/BS in physics from Northeastern University.


For more information about how JHEverson Consulting can help your company with its SBIR and STTR proposals, please contact Jeff Everson.

JHEverson Consulting is based in the Boston area but consults for clients throughout North America. It also is supported by affiliated consultants.