Tag Archive | "Libyan Oil"


The “Top Ten” Energy Issues Glossed over by U.S. Mainline Media08 Apr

After watching the national news from mainline outlets (e.g., ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, MSNBC) during the past couple of years, I noticed that some energy related news topics are frequently treated superficially. Here are 10 topics that the media has under emphasized and possible reasons why (in italics). 1. Gluttonous Domestic Oil Consumption: The United […]

Access to Algerian Fossil Fuels Motivates Possible U.S. Military Intervention17 Jan

According to the Boston Globe, “The French military assault on Islamist extremists in Mali escalated into a potentially much broader North African conflict on Wednesday when, in retribution, armed attackers in unmarked trucks seized an internationally managed natural gas field in Algeria and took at least 20 foreign hostages, including Americans.” “Defense Secretary Leon E. […]

Reason for Military Intervention by the West in Libya and not Syria: Oil31 Oct

U.S. Reason Against Intervening in Syria: “White House press secretary Jay Carney announced (7/24/12), “The U.S. is not going to intervene the Syrian situation in a military way or to invade the territory of this country, President Barack Obama believes that such actions would be wrong, he said, commenting on Republican senator John McCain’s statement […]

Fact Check: ExxonMobil Overplays U.S. Crude Oil Reserve Increase24 Sep

The ExxonMobil website notes that proved U.S. crude oil reserves have risen from 22.3 billion barrels in 2009 to 25.2 billion barrels in 2010, an increase of 13 percent.  This increase in oil reserves is primarily attributable to advancements in horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, particularly in the Bakken reservoir formation in Montana and North […]

Geopolitics, Syria and Oil13 Feb

Why western countries invaded Libya and why they will probably not invade Syria: Syria’s oil reserves are only 5 percent of Libya’s. Thus, there is only a 5 percent chance that Europeans and/or the United States will do anything of substance to prevent the slaughter of innocent children, women and non combatant men.

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.