Tag Archive | "Imported OIl"


Escape from Imported Crude Oil Dependency? Political Fiction05 Apr

The graph below displays a close correlation between growth in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and oil demand growth from 1971 until 2007. There is every reason to believe that the correlation established during this 36-year period will continue into the future.             There is a high degree of correlation […]

Failure of U.S. Energy Policy22 Feb

The energy flow diagram below depicts sources of energy and their utilization. For example, petroleum is used by transportation (70%) and manufacturing (30%). The energy output of these two services flows into rejected energy and energy services (i.e., energy conservation). Natural gas is used for electrical energy generation, as well as heating for residential, commercial […]

Replacing Crude Oil with other Energy Resources-Impossible Task?21 Jul

The pie chart shows the amount of annual energy consumed in the United States during 2009 from petroleum, natural gas, coal, nuclear and renewable sources.  Petroleum is used for transportation and manufacturing. Furnaces, dryers, transportation, fertilizers, hydrogen production and electric power generation consume natural gas. Coal is used to generate electricity and is utilized by […]

National Oil Companies Control 94 Percent of the World’s Oil Reserves20 Jul

The graph below shows that 94 percent of the world’s oil reserves are controlled by national oil companies, such as NIOC (Iran), Saudi Aramco (Saudi Arabia), Gazprom (Russia), etc.  ExxonMobil, BP and other international oil companies own the remaining oil assets. See the two arrows located over BP and ExxonMobil on this graph to comprehend […]

“Drill, Baby, Drill” and the Price of Gasoline26 Jun

Several decades ago the United States was a major exporter of crude oil. There was plenty of secure, domestic crude oil to make gasoline for passenger cars. Gasoline prices were generally stable. Now the United States imports 60 percent of its crude oil needs. That means availability of gasoline for 137 million passenger  cars is […]

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.