Burnett, E.

Auterra Inc., Albany, New York

Eric Burnett is president and CEO of Auterra Inc. and has over 35 years of experience in engineering, business development and executive leadership. A graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a tenured executive with three successful companies, Eric has directed a number of early-stage businesses to accelerated growth and profitability in technology licensing and professional services markets. Auterra is his third successful startup, where he has focused the past six years on developing the company’s unique process technology and establishing global strategic partnerships.

Catalytic advances make chemical upgrading a reality for heavy sour feeds

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