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JPMartin Energy Strategy LLC provides strategic planning, resource evaluation, project management and government/public relations services to the energy industry, academic institutions and governments. John P. Martin, the Principal Consultant, is available for speaking engagements on a wide range of topics including energy policy, oil and gas exploration, renewable energy development and environmental issues. Recent contracts include the formal peer review of a major report on the impact of hydraulic fracturing, flaring and venting emissions study, a market study for a water management technology, a research project for enhanced gas recovery using carbon dioxide in shale, a shale play analysis, a marketing plan for a college-based geodata repository, and a strategic marketing plan for a consulting firm. Helping to start two companies; responsible for developing their marketing and financing strategies. Recent speaking engagements include the keynote address for the New York Geological Association, Vassar College, Cornell University, New York University, the University at Buffalo and the American Institute of Professional Geologists.
Senior Project Manager, 1999-2010
Project Manager, 1995-1999
Associate Project Manager, 1993-1995
New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), Research and Development – Natural Gas Program, Albany, New York. Managing NYSERDA's Subsurface Resources Program; creating an extensive project portfolio in the areas of natural gas, petroleum, geothermal, solar, wind, and environmental research. Coordinated the Governor's Carbon Capture and Sequestration Working Group–Science/Technology and NYSERDA's participation in the Midwest Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership. Developed an international reputation as a researcher on the resource potential of fractured black shale and hydrothermal dolomite resources, including the first work targeting the Utica Shale in New York. Developed a successful working relationships with the U.S. Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency, N.Y.S. Department of Environmental Conservation, the Gas Technology Institute, the Independent Oil and Gas Association of New York, a number of public utilities, and many private businesses. Working with companies and academic research programs to develop innovative technology, reduce operating costs, identify new reserves, and manage risk. Accepted an early retirement package in December, 2010.
Project Manager / Senior Economist, 1991-1993
The Saratoga Associates, Saratoga Springs, New York. Conducted mineral resource valuations, environmental assessments, economic analyses, and feasibility studies. Managed proposal development, work schedules, budgets, and project staff. Designed, conducted and analyzed market research surveys.
Research Economist, 1988-1990
Center for Economic Growth, Albany, New York. Served as project manager and chief researcher for the Center's economic analysis program. Conducted economic research studies. Presented to business leaders through workshops and press briefings. Managed the Center's research staff and information resources.
Information Specialist, 1986-1988
Capital District Regional Planning Commission, Schenectady, New York. Developed resources for use in development and planning activities. Analyzed technical, economic, and demographic trends to assist in business and municipal land use development planning. Published demographic data and studies through Commission recurring publications.
Shale Resources and Society Institute, University at Buffalo, 2012.
Lecturer, College of St. Rose, 2004-06, Geology.
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Union College, 1996-98, Geology.
Visiting Professor, Siena College, 1992, Finance.
Research Staff, Statistical Information, New York African American Institute, State University of New York, 1990-1991.
Faculty / Management Program Coordinator, Southern Vermont College, 1985-86, Management, Marketing, Organizational Behavior, Economics, and Government.
Teaching Assistant, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1984-1986, Economics.
Research Assistant, West Virginia University, 1983-84, Resource Economics.
Research Assistant, Miami University, 1983, Economics.
Teaching Assistant, Miami University, 1981-83, Physics.
Invited lectures include New York University (2012, 2011), Vassar College (2011), Hamilton College (2011), Pace University Law School (2011), Cornell University (2011, 2010), Union College (2010), University at Buffalo Geology Department (2011, 2010, 2002), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2011, 2009, 2008), Colgate University School of Science (2008), University at Buffalo School of Law (2008), Columbia University Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering (2008), McGill University Department off Earth and Planetary Sciences (2002).