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Energy, Innovation, & Environment
Rebecca Boudreaux, Ph.D.
Oberon Fuels, Inc.
Technological innovations….
cont...
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Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC)
Pipeline
“First great engineering project
of the 21st century”
• Crude oil from offs...
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Shell’s Pearl Gas-to-Liquid Plant
~ $20 billion (Qatar)
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Source: http://www.sdge.com/newsroom/press-releases/2013-04-11/sunrise-powerlink-sunset
SDG&E’s Sunrise Powerl...
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TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS….
Is bigger always better?
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“We propose increasing the use of
alternative power, distributed
generation of electricity, which will
reduce ...
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Distributed Energy Production
• Economically Advantageous
• Supply Stability
• National Security
• Reduction i...
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LANDFILL GAS
WASTED RESOURCES
“New York City’s Final Recycling
Frontier: Food Waste”
NYC Mayor Michael Bloombe...
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FLARED GAS
North America 12-17 bcm
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Innovation & Environment…
…in developing countries
“Though all America's carbon pollution fell last year,
glo...
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Energy, Innovation, & Environment
Is Bigger Always Better?
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Rebecca Boudreaux, President at Oberon Fuels, shares her presentation delivered at Venture Summit Friday, July 12, 2013.

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San Diego Venture Group; Venture Summit 2013; Boudreaux

  1. 1. 7/16/2013 1 Energy, Innovation, & Environment Rebecca Boudreaux, Ph.D. Oberon Fuels, Inc. Technological innovations…. continue to re-define what is possible
  2. 2. 7/16/2013 2
  3. 3. 7/16/2013 3 Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) Pipeline “First great engineering project of the 21st century” • Crude oil from offshore Caspian Sea to the Turkish coast of the Mediterranean Sea • 1,099 miles long • 4 years to build • $4 billion price tag • Crosses • 3 countries • 1,500 rivers & bodies of water • High mountains • Earthquake fault zones
  4. 4. 7/16/2013 4 Shell’s Pearl Gas-to-Liquid Plant ~ $20 billion (Qatar)
  5. 5. 7/16/2013 5 Source: http://www.sdge.com/newsroom/press-releases/2013-04-11/sunrise-powerlink-sunset SDG&E’s Sunrise Powerlink $4 billion (Imperial Valley, CA)
  6. 6. 7/16/2013 6 TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS…. Is bigger always better?
  7. 7. 7/16/2013 7 “We propose increasing the use of alternative power, distributed generation of electricity, which will reduce the reliance on the large power plants.” - NY Governor Cuomo 2013 State of the State Address
  8. 8. 7/16/2013 8 Distributed Energy Production • Economically Advantageous • Supply Stability • National Security • Reduction in logistic costs • Ability to use wasted resources…
  9. 9. 7/16/2013 9 LANDFILL GAS WASTED RESOURCES “New York City’s Final Recycling Frontier: Food Waste” NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg
  10. 10. 7/16/2013 10 FLARED GAS North America 12-17 bcm
  11. 11. 7/16/2013 11 Innovation & Environment… …in developing countries “Though all America's carbon pollution fell last year, global carbon pollution rose to a record high... Developing countries are using more and more energy, and tens of millions of people entering a global middle class naturally want to buy cars and air-conditioners of their own, just like us...” - President Obama, June 25, 2013
  12. 12. 7/16/2013 12 Energy, Innovation, & Environment Is Bigger Always Better?

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