P E R S O N N E L
Dr. Nancy Yamaguchi - President and CEO
Dr. Yamaguchi is responsible for all major facets of company direction and
policy. She is an expert on the international petroleum industry, including
refining, product quality and blending, oxygenates and reformulated fuels,
supply and demand, pricing and price differentials, and crude and product
shipping. Her past positions included work with the East-West Center and the University of Hawaii in Honolulu, and the California Energy
Commission in Sacramento. She is a member of the Board for
Hart Publications/Information Resources, Inc., a member of the Editorial
Board for Octane Week, and a member of the World Fuels Group. She serves as a
Contributing Editor for The International Journal of Hydrocarbon Engineering.
She is a Director for FACTS, Inc. In Honolulu and Singapore.
Mr. Kevin Wheelock - Consultant
Mr. Wheelock is Trans-Energy's key consultant on software development, high-tech
research, and computational physics. He specializes in the development of
client- and project-specific software applications, and is currently
developing a Windows-based linear program solver for the company. He was the
lead programmer in developing report generator software for the US Department
of Energy. His past positions have included work with chemical and
high-technology laboratories and teaching college-level physics.
Mr. Ralph Nichols – Editor and Researcher
Mr. Nichols is an accomplished writer and editor, skilled in the effective
communication of a wide variety of topics to diverse audiences. He is an
award-winning reporter and copy writer, and he has covered such subjects as
regional politics and history, resource management, energy and
transportation, biotechnology, medicine and health care. He is also a
specialist in multimedia presentations, and recently edited a series of life
science articles for Microsoft's(tm) Encarta Encyclopedia(tm).