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Robert Rapier

Robert Rapier works in the energy industry and writes and speaks about issues involving energy and the environment. He is Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President at Merica International, a forestry and renewable energy company involved in a variety of projects around the world. Robert has 20 years of international engineering experience in the chemicals, oil and gas, and renewable energy industries, and holds several patents related to his work. He has worked in the areas of oil refining, natural gas production, synthetic fuels, ethanol production, butanol production, and various biomass to energy projects. Robert is also the author of the R-Squared Energy Column at Consumer Energy Report, where he serves as Managing Editor. His articles on energy and sustainability have appeared in numerous media outlets, including the Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, and Forbes.

Robert Rapier's Books

Power Plays

Power Plays

  • Publication Date: April 3, 2012
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-4086-0

Power Plays: Energy Options in the Age of Peak Oil is designed to help laypeople—including businesspeople, policy makers, and investors—sort through the hype and misinformation to understand what really matters in energy, how it affects them, and what the future will bring. Learn More …