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CHEBEL Companies

We Mine the Sun. We are Producers & Refiners of Solar & Hydrogen to Light & Drive our Future. We enable Zero CO2 / Net Energy Life Cycles.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Industrial/Energy
  • Location Calgary, AB, Canada
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2012
  • Employees 5
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Company Summary

CHEBEL Companies is the vanguard of 21st Century Refinery Science®. We target the $5T transport fuels market. We service Mining & Big Oil with displacement technology. When applied across their natural resource reserves, we enable Zero C02 / Net Energy products: GreenCOPPER™, SolarFUELS™ & GreenCITI®. We go where no cleantech dares, from the point of raw extraction to the pump. We are vertically integrated, like an Exxon.


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    Chairman & CEO

    Ms. Thornton is founder/chairman of CHEBEL Companies. She was mentored by the chief tunnel engineer to the Defense Nuclear Agency, and chairman/founder of SVS R&D Systems (a start-up, now Boeing SVS where she was employee #30). She studied engineering at Colorado School of Mines & Stanford - the later where she has twice been a Visiting Scholar in Civil & Environmental Engineering, and at the Gintzon Experimental (Applied Physics) Laboratory. She

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    Peter M Silvaggio, Ph.D.

    Dr. Silvaggio has been an engineer in the Schafer Corporation retiring as a GM of its Denver Ops with over thirty years of experience in advanced technology programs and their cost analysis. His work encompassed basic research, systems engineering, space and ground experiment test planning, spacecraft instrumentation, ground test facilities, and foreign aerospace technology assessment. He has held a position as a senior member of the technical st

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    Name Withheld
    Chief Operating Officer

    Name Withheld is a senior executive with extensive international management and client relationship development experience, notably in the areas of corporate, financial, brand & identity, digital and marketing communications. He has led both start-up and restructuring activities, based in London, and the Middle East, the later where he served as CEO answering to a Board comprised of Kuwait´s largest banks. He has delivered strategic projects for

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    Dave M McElwee
    VP Global Sales & Manufacturing

    Mr. McElwee has owned and operated his own consulting firm as the General Manager/Market Development VP of Marcus Materials for over 20 years. He is a sought out expert in the field of ceramic materials product design, sourcing of materials, manufacturing, and supply. He has worked throughout his career with U.S. DoD and university researchers as well as OEMs to market and solve technical problems with advanced ceramics. His firm is a leader in R

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    Name Withheld
    Chief Financial Officer (temporary)

    Name Withheld is a Partner in a major consulting firm´s Energy practice and has over twenty-five years of consulting and industry experience.  He has led several consulting engagements in oil & gas, renewable energy, utilities and other capital intensive industries, focusing on operations improvement, supply chain strategy, capital project management, investment due diligence and risk management.  He has worked in downstream divisions of oil and

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    Ray Paricio
    Director & Executive Advisory

    Ray Paricio has worked as Head of International Sales for Coors Ceramics, now ACX Technologies, capping a 30+year career working for the Coors companies. Mr. Paricio has serviced industries ranging from refining, mining, defense, and the electrical power industry. He is respected throughout his field of materials engineering for industrial applications. Mr. Paricio studied Civil Engineering and Business Administration at the University of Colorad

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    Lou Circeo, Ph.D., M.S., M.A.
    Technology Advisory

    Dr. Circeo has been the director of plasma research since 1998 at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI). He has over 30 years of experience in plasma technology applications. He is the founding director of the Plasma Applications Research Facility, one of the largest research laboratories for plasma processing of waste materials in the United States. At the Defense Nuclear Agency (DNA) from 1983 to 1987, Dr. Circeo directed a U.S. Department


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    Grant Thornton