Tag Archive | "Shale Gas"


Two Year U.S. Presidential Campaign and Energy Policy: Verbal Hot Air and No Substance23 Nov

The U.S. presidential election campaign dragged on for nearly 2 years and raised approximately $2B. Here is a list of energy issues that received almost no discussion: High gasoline prices Export of home heating oil The low level of proved U.S. oil reserves Potentially unsafe U.S. nuclear power plants Problem with nuclear waste Declining U.S. oil […]

Senator Scott Brown of MA: No Interest in Energy Issues26 Sep

Senator Scott Brown, candidate for reelection in Massachusetts, lists 9 issues on his website regarding “Where I stand.” None of them involve energy. Based on the lengthy list of energy issues (see below) not addressed by Senator Scott Brown, clearly he has no interest in compelling state and national energy issues that affect the survival of this country. […]

U.S. Upstream Oil Workers Seeking New Employment in 11 Years11 Jul

In approximately 11 years the United States will be importing 100 percent of its crude oil requirements. That import number is now 60 percent. This means that upstream oil workers will need to find other forms of employment in shale gas or offshore oil production, for example. Upstream activity involves surveying, environmental assessment, seismic surveys, […]

“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.