Dr. Gil Rodgers, a Senior Adviser with StoneTurn, has more than 40 years of experience in the energy industry and has held senior-level positions both in the private sector and in the U.S. Federal Government.
Gil regularly addresses strategic and tactical issues currently facing business and government, including energy strategies; fuel supply and demand analyses; asset investments including oil and gas terminals; LNG and storage facilities; carbon management strategies; and energy sustainability. Previously, Gil conducted detailed studies and prepared testimony on major electric transmission projects, financial analyses of large power plants, research on natural gas and oil markets, and financial and risk analyses of energy investment projects.
Gil interacts directly with investors, executive level officials, and senior management of energy companies providing technical, economic, financial, and business advice to support transactions, strategic decisions, and regulatory strategy. In addition, he possesses in-depth technical knowledge of the energy industry and emerging technologies; extensive background and experience with advanced quantitative methods; and excellent communications skills in written reports, presentations, and in face-to-face meetings at all levels of management up to Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and with regulatory authorities.
Gil has many years of experience with datacenters used for blockchain applications such as cryptocurrency mining, being engaged primarily in meeting electric power requirements, and finding suitable locations for new datacenters in the U.S. and Canada that meet technical and economic requirements, while also achieving environmental objectives of low carbon emissions. He has extensive experience working with senior management, datacenter developers, and operators as well as power providers, regulators, universities, and governments.
Gil is also a leading partner of the Minerva Action Group LLC whose goal is creating hands-on educational experiences introducing climate science to high school and middle school students. Exercises include estimating carbon captured by different types and sizes of trees and forests, witnessing micro-particles of plastics found in bottled drinking water, and understanding the role that algae plays in carbon sequestration, comparison of algae farms with old and young growth forests, and commercial potential of algae biomass products.