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Ronald Stein, P.E.

Ronald Stein is an internationally published columnist and energy consultant, and a policy advisor for The Heartland Institute.

Ronald Stein is the co-author of the newly released book, Clean Energy Exploitations: Helping Citizens Understand the Environmental and Humanity Abuses That Support Clean Energy. The latest book is a Nominee for the 2022 Pulitzer Prize competition in the General Nonfiction category. Ronald is an internationally published columnist and energy consultant, and a policy advisor for The Heartland Institute. Ronald Stein is also co-author of the books, Just GREEN Electricity and Energy Made Easy.

As founder of PTS Advance, Stein has developed one of the most successful and innovative family-owned professional services firms in California. Known as a leader in delivering staffing solutions to major oil refineries, the business has since transformed to support a range of staffing, consulting, project services and business process outsourcing solutions to the nationwide Energy & Infrastructure and Life Sciences industries.

Over the last decade, Ronald has become the private business spokesperson for the energy and infrastructure industries. He is an energy consultant who writes frequently about all aspects of energy and economics. Through his more than 250 published Op Ed articles, he provides an education through his website on energy literacy for citizens as to what and why the energy infrastructures are the primary infrastructures that truly drives the worlds’ economies.

Recent Articles and Publications

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September 22, 2022
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Everything that needs electricity is made with the oil derivatives manufactured from crude oil. In an all-electric world, there will be nothing to power without oil.
September 14, 2022
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Well intended passions for lower emissions may be contributing to the downfall of today’s society and the products that supports the eight billion on earth.
September 6, 2022
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Zero emissions at ANY COST seems to be the direction being mandated by governments and the Environmental, Social and Governance movements around the world, to divest in fossil fuels.
August 31, 2022
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Biden’s goal of 50% EV sales by 2030 will test lithium supply chains and the economic strength of the American society to meet those projections without any subsidies to procure those vehicles.

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100,000 fans
on Facebook posting and reposting over 1 million times a week