Dr. Sinor has over 30 years of experience in the areas of alternative fuels, project economics, marketing, mathematical modeling, statistical analysis, environmental planning, energy forecasting, hazard evaluations, chemical process development, pilot plant scaleup, and technology evaluation. These disciplines have been applied to a wide variety of fuels and resources such as coal liquefaction and gasification, conversion of natural gas to liquid fuels, oil shale retorting, tar sands extraction, coal drying, ethanol production, the use of gaseous fuels in the transport sector, energy from municipal and other wastes, etc. He has been president of J. E. Sinor Consultants Inc. since 1985.
In 10 years with the Pace Company Consultants and Engineers, he managed groups responsible for process engineering, mining engineering, and resource evaluation services. These services involved design, evaluation, economic and market analysis, site selection, permit acquisition, and forecasting, with an emphasis on synthetic fuels.
Prior to joining Pace he accumulated technical and management experience in various positions with ARCO, Shell Oil, and Rockwell International. With ARCO and Shell he worked on the early phases of a 50,000 barrel per day synthetic fuels project on the C-b oil shale tract. At Rockwell he invented the Rockwell Flash Hydropyrolysis coal conversion process; and before that was manager of the Chemical Engineering process development group, specializing in rocket fuels and explosives.
Attached pages list past studies either managed by or personally carried out by Dr. Sinor at J. E. Sinor Consultants and elsewhere for various clients. Those pages are followed by a list various publications, papers and patents, which further indicate the scope of his experience.
Organization and Qualifications
Jerry E. Sinor Resume
Representative Clean Alternative Fuel Projects
Oil Shale Experience
Tar Sands and Heavy Oil Experience
J.E. Sinor Publications/Papers/Patents