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Robert Rapier has two decades of in-the-trenches experience in a wide range of fossil fuel and biofuel technologies, including refining, natural gas production, gas-to-liquids, ethanol production and butanol production. He is the publisher of the twice-monthly Energy Strategist and has had articles appearing in Forbes,The Washington Post and the Christian Science Monitor. His new book, Power Plays: Energy Options in the Age of Peak Oil (Apress, 2012), helps investors sort through doom and gloom, hype and misinformation to understand the true costs, benefits and trade-offs for each of our major energy options. (Follow Robert Rapier on Twitter, LinkedIn, or Facebook.)