Ray Rothrock

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Real Costs of Energy – Coal

In Energy on February 24, 2011 at 9:08 am

Coal is a wonderful fuel.  It’s cheap.  It’s plentiful.  It’s domestic.  But is it really cheap?   Read the rest of this entry »


Domestic Energy Standards – American Energy for Americans

In Energy on February 17, 2011 at 10:34 pm

By various means the United States is shipping its wealth overseas.  One of those ways is the importation of foreign oil.  For several years now we shipped about $400 billion dollars overseas, to some countries that don’t much like what America stands for.  Let me say that again, $400 billion.  That’s $111 per person per month sent overseas.   Can you imagine what you could do with $111 per month?  We really don’t need to do this, nor should we.   Let me explain. Read the rest of this entry »

Texas A&M Energy Summit Feb 2011

In Energy on February 5, 2011 at 7:56 pm

Texas A&M Energy Summit sponsored by the Energy  Engineering Institute a success.  This first conference of its kind at Texas A&M has set a new bar for Texas A&M.   Read the rest of this entry »

Thank you, Senator Rockefeller!

In Energy on February 5, 2011 at 7:47 pm

Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) warned the coal industry Friday (Feb 4, 2011) that it must work to find solutions to the many problems facing the fossil fuel or risk being “left behind.” Thank you, Senator. Read the rest of this entry »