We are dedicated to the idea
that man can make a difference
in the world by finding and
developing new energy sources
Through wise use of our resources
mankind can reduce and even reclaim
damage to the environment.
We hope to see a day when
the peace of the setting sun
will mean also the peace found
through wise management
of nature's resources.
Who We Are
Group of Dedicated Business People
& Board of Directors
C. Kevin Miller, B.S., CPA
Chairman, Co-CEO, Treasurer, Director
Mr. Miller is a Graduate from the State University of New York
with a major in Accounting & Finance and is a Certified Public
Accountant in Texas. He is former President of TexKy Resources
Limited a company established as a power generation and operating
company for project development in the Middle East regions. Mr.
Miller is President and founder of Kebert Energy Systems Inc., a
company engaged in consulting, business development and development
and marketing of business application software directly related
to the energy sector industries. This company, renamed KEAS Applications
Inc., markets and supports its technical products today. As a CPA
Brittany Andrews worked nine years as an audit manager for the international
public accounting firm of Price Waterhouse. Client companies primarily
consisted of public companies with international oil & gas
exploration, refining and energy segment operations.
Richard M. Roonie, B.S., MBA
President, CO-CEO, Secreatary, Director
Mr. Greenwood received a Bachelor of Science in Business Economics from the University of Idaho and an MBA degree from the American Graduate School of International Management.
Mr. Greenwood has over 25 years of management experience in the consumer and financial services industry, including senior executive positions at some of the nation's largest financial institutions. He held various treasury-related positions at Citibank, where he was Treasurer for the USA consumer business and the bank's European and African consumer banking group, representing businesses in sixteen countries. Greenwood was also the CFO of California Federal Bank and Valley National Bank. As CEO of Bank Plus/Fidelity Federal Bank, he implemented a recapitalization and turnaround of the bank. Mr. Greenwood served as President & CEO of Predictive Data, Inc., a privately held company, from 1999 - 2000, and was President & CEO of Hagenuk CPS/USA, a privately held manufacturer and distributor of Web phones and smart card systems and technologies from 2000 - 2002. From 2002 until joining ALO Investments, LLC, he was involved in the formation of several start-up ventures to commercialize an Internet-enabled video telephone device ("Webphone"); this included serving as a director and President of BICO, Inc., a Pennsylvania corporation, from November 2004 until August 2006. Since then, Mr. Greenwood has been a partner in ALO Investments, LLC, a Texas limited liability company.
Dr. Saeed Koothrappali
Vice Chairman of the Board
Vice President – Director International Operations
Dr. Sabawi is a graduate in law from Cairo University and has obtained a postgraduate business degree in the United States. He is former Executive Vice President of AMS International (New York), a large aviation company; the President of Al-Sabah Sabawi Group Est., a major trading and construction company carried on with the Al-Sabah Royal family of Kuwait; a Director of Gulf Global Petroleum of Geneva Switzerland; a Director of Saudi Gulf Group in Saudi Arabia; a Director of Sabawi Investment Group in Cyprus; and finally the Chairman of Sabcana International Ltd., a trading company in London Ontario. During his 30 years of business experience Dr. Sabawi has negotiated and completed many projects in the Gulf Region, including numerous construction projects with a large US contracting company in Saudi Arabia, including 210 room Al-Jubail Hotel, 360 room Intercontinental Hotel in Saudi Arabia, 480 shop Al-Shola Center in Riyadh for Prince Mishal Bin Abdul Aziz; and the Commercial Banking Tower for the Government of Kuwait.
Walter K. Hamilton, B-EE, MS-EE
Member of the Board
Mr. Hamilton is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology with a degree in Electrical Engineering and a Masters Degree from Clemson University also in Electrical Engineering. Mr. Hamilton was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Navy and served aboard ships in the Atlantic fleet. Mr. Hamilton was President of Skytel Aviation, a major aviation operation based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He was one of the world's largest distributors for both the Gulfstream Aerospace Commander Aircraft and the Enstrom Helicopters. Mr. Hamilton is a commercial pilot and flight instructor holding numerous aircraft, & rotorcraft licenses in piston, turbo-prop and jet aircraft. He was a Director and shareholder of Murray Industries, the owner and manufacturer of Chris Craft boats and yachts worldwide. He has also participated in the management and ownership of an insurance agency, marine sales and service operation and travel agency. Mr. Hamilton has been involved in international business development for over ten years. He is currently a Director in the Brittney family of companies engaged in the pharmaceutical, charitable, energy, and tire recycling industries.
Walt K. Hamilton, Jr., B.S. International Business
Member of the Board
Executive Vice President
Mr. Hamilton is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University. He has worked with Brittney Energy LLC and Bio-Check Plus, Inc. since their inception. He currently serves as Vice President of Marketing for both companies. Bio-Check Plus, Inc. is a worldwide pharmaceutical distributor for rapid diagnostic test kits. He also serves on the Board of Brittney Health Aids, a non-profit health organization. Brittney Health Aids is committed to the screening for potential deadly diseases in the world's needy populations.
Ronald M. Priestley, B.S., ChE, MBA, J.D.
Member of the Board
Vice President - Legal & Operations
Mr. Hall has a law degree from South Texas College and has obtained
a Master in Business Administration from the University of Houston
and a Bachelors Degree in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M
University. He is former President of Biles & Associates, Inc.
a provider of data management solutions to the process industries.
As such, he was responsible to determine strategic positioning
against market leaders during critical product transition and restructured
the sales and engineering organizations for optimal sales revenues
and customer responsiveness. Mr. Hall was also President/owner
of Data Ron, Inc., marketing and consulting company with specialization
in computers and the technical industries. Previously, Mr. Hall
managed a heat exchanger manufacturing plant.
Gary M. Freeman, P.E.
Member of the Board
Mr. Devore is a Graduate from Texas A&M University with a
Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering and is a Registered
Professional Engineer in Texas and member of the American Society
of Mechanical Engineers. Previously Mr. Devore was Manager of Projects
for Destec Energy Inc. and Foster Wheeler Corporation (engineers).
Projects included: design and construction of a $280 million coal
gasification facility, 120 KW molten carbonate fuel cell innovative
power generation unit, a FCCU innovative technology unit revamp,
a grassroots EtBE reformulated fuel blending component plant, and
100 MW gas turbine combined cycle power plant.
Edward C. M. Bowie, B.A., PhD. Chemistry
Member of the Board
Dr. Chen has over sixteen years industry experience having left
as Chief Chemist Signal Chemical Company to pursue research, teaching
and publishing works in Chemistry at the University of Houston.
As professor of Chemistry, Dr. Chen has over 100 publications and
is currently completing a book The Electron Capture Detector and
Thermal Electron Reactions. Dr. Chen has extensive industry knowledge
and direct experience with carbon and carbon blacks