Raymond M. Pasteris is President of Pasteris Energy, Inc. which he founded in 1993 to provide project development and optimization services to energy producers and consumers worldwide. Mr. Pasteris has over thirty years of domestic and international experience with all phases of engineering, operations and development of energy projects. He has lead energy project development in Argentina, Canada, China, Colombia, the Czech Republic, Peru, Viet Nam, the United Kingdom, as well as the United States.
Previously, from 1990 to 1993, he served as Vice President of Development for United Thermal Corporation, the largest publicly held, independent district heating company in North America. Mr. Pasteris was responsible for project development, contract negotiations, equipment selection and economic evaluations of energy projects. Concurrently he also served as Vice President of Engineering and was responsible for managing corporate engineering, capital budgets and risk management.
From 1986 to 1990 Mr. Pasteris served as General Manager of Cogeneration for Catalyst Energy Corporation a publicly held independent power company, headquartered in New York City. Mr. Pasteris was responsible for all operational, commercial and financial activities of three natural gas and biomass cogeneration projects and one hydroelectric project totaling 51 MW electric capacity, 150 Million BTU per hour of thermal energy and $17 million in annual revenue. Mr. Pasteris also was responsible for facility modifications to improve performance and the management of 42 on site employees.
From 1974 to 1986 Mr. Pasteris served as a senior engineer for Mobil Corporation and developed cogeneration projects for Mobil’s operating affiliates worldwide. Activities included field survey of processing facilities to identify cogeneration opportunities, developing power plant configurations to match facility energy requirements for steam and power, performing capital cost estimates, and presenting economic feasibility for executive approval. His efforts resulted in the construction of four cogeneration projects totaling 200 MW at four Mobil refineries.
Mr. Pasteris developed and taught courses in Industrial Water Treatment, for engineers and operators from industries and water utilities in the Chicago area, at Joliet Junior College, Joliet, Illinois.
He is a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois and a member of IEEE, USCHPA, ASHRAE and a founding member and Director of the Turbine Inlet Cooling Association (TICA).
Mr. Pasteris received a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering in 1975 from the University of Illinois.