HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RBN Energy, LLC (“RBN”), a leading energy market consultancy and analytics company, today announced the appointment of John R. Auers as Managing Director of the company’s new Refined Fuels Analytics (“RBN-RFA”) Team. Responsible for management of the RBN-RFA organization, John leads the company’s refinery and refined products consulting, strategic advisory, transaction due diligence, dispute resolution, litigation support, and regulatory strategy services.
“John is one of the most authoritative and best-known refinery experts in the country and is an accomplished leader in the refining industry,” said Rusty Braziel, Chairman, RBN Energy. “Given the critical roles of refining, refinery utilization, and petroleum products in today’s global economy, we are very pleased that John has accepted this challenge and has joined the RBN team as Managing Director of RBN-RFA.”
“I am very excited to be joining RBN’s leadership team as we build out our consulting practice and create new products for oil and gas producers, midstream companies, energy marketers, petchems, energy investors, and, of course, refiners,” John said. “Our mission is all about making refining information and data concise and clearly understandable. Getting to what really matters based on a deep understanding of the technologies and operational details, without dragging our clients through an unnecessary morass of tortuous minutiae. We want our work to make intuitive sense to everyone with an interest in these markets and provide the confidence that our analysis and conclusions are anchored in a rock-solid understanding of how refineries and refined fuels markets work in the real world,” he added.
John joins RBN after over three decades of executive leadership experience at Turner, Mason & Company, where he was the vice president and responsible for TM&C’s subscription products and consulting assignments in the areas of refining economics and planning, LP modeling, downstream asset valuation, crude oil valuation and capital investment, and strategic planning. He holds a BS in chemical engineering from the University of Nebraska and an MBA from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. He is a licensed professional engineer in Texas and Nebraska and a member of Texas Society of Professional Engineers and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
About RBN Energy
RBN Energy is a leading energy market consultancy and analytics company based in Houston, Texas. The company provides a broad range of consulting services and information products concerning natural gas, natural gas liquids, crude oil, and renewable energy sources. Our mission is to make sense out of the complex and sometimes quite opaque energy markets to create a deep understanding for our clients. To learn more about RBN Energy, please visit www.rbnenergy.com.