John A. Rupp

Adjunct Instructor
Senior Research Scientist, Indiana University

Phone:
(812) 855-1323
Email:
rupp@indiana.edu
Room Number:
Indiana Geological Survey S119

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • M.S., Eastern Washington University, 1980
  • B.S., University of Cincinnati, 1978

Courses

  • V600 Capstone - Clean Power Plan Compliance Options for Hoosier Energy, Spring 2016
  • E574 Energy Systems and Analysis, Fall 2014 - Present
  • V550 Energy Policy from a Nation Sate perspective, Fall 2014 - Present
  • E555 Natural Gas: Technical and Policy Challenges, Spring 2012 - Present
  • E555 Coal Utilization and Carbon Sequestration, Fall 2001 - Present

Highlights

  • Associate Director for Science, Center for Research in Energy and the Environment School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
  • Assistant Director for Research, Indiana Geological Survey, Bloomington, Indiana
  • Head, Subsurface Geology Section, Indiana Geological Survey, Bloomington, Indiana
  • Head, Energy Resources Section, Indiana Geological Survey, Bloomington, Indiana
  • Head, Petroleum Section, Indiana Geological Survey, Bloomington, Indiana
  • Senior Research Scientist, Indiana Geological Survey, Bloomington, Indiana
  • Research Geologist, Indiana Geological Survey, Bloomington, Indiana
  • Production Geologist, Exxon Co. USA, Midland, Texas
  • Assistant Geologist, Consolidated Resources of America, Cincinnati, Ohio (summer)
  • Assistant Geologist, Salisbury & Dietz Co., Spokane, Washington (summer)
  • Research Assistant, U.S. Bureau of Mines, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, Washington
  • Co-Author, Best Poster Presentation, Division of Environmental Geosciences, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Eastern Section
  • Co-Author, Best Poster Presentation, Division of Environmental Geosciences, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Eastern Section
  • Co-Author, Best Oral Presentation, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Eastern Section
  • Best Poster, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Eastern Section
  • Best Paper, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Eastern Section
  • Grant in Aid, Indiana Academy of Sciences
  • Outstanding Employee of the Year, Indiana Geological Survey
  • Best Paper, Indiana Academy of Sciences
  • Highest Initial Potential Well, Midland District, Exxon Company, USA
  • Dean's List, University of Cincinnati

Selected Works

  • “The Effect of Community Reinvestment Funds on Local Acceptance of Unconventional Gas Development,” (with N. Paydar, O. Schenk, A. Bowers, S. Carley, and J.D. Graham) Economics of Energy & Environmental Policy, Volume 5, Number 1, pp. 131-156 (2016)
  • “State regulation of unconventional gas development in the U.S.: An empirical evaluation,” (with N. Zirogiannis, J. Alcorn, S. Carley, and J.D. Graham) Energy Research and Social Science, Volume 11, pp. 142-154 (2016)
  • “I Want In on That: Community-level Policies for Unconventional Gas Development in New York,” (with N. Zirogiannis, J. Alcorn, and J. Piepenburg)  Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 2015, Volume. 44, Issue 2, pp. 164-194 (2015)
  • “Interaction of risks associated with natural gas and renewable based electricity,” (with D. Esposito and S. Carley) The Electricity Journal, Volume 28, Issue 8, pp. 69-84 (2015)
  • “Unconventional Gas Development in the USA: Exploring the Risk Perception Issues” (with J.D. Graham and O. Schenk) Risk Analysis, Volume 35, Issue 10, pp. 1770-1788 (2015)
  • “Evaluation of Geological Characteristics of the New Albany Shale as a Potential Liquids-from-shale Play in the Illinois Basin” [abs] (with M. Mastalerz, B.C. Nuttall, J. Crockett, and A. Drobniak), American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Annual Convention & Exhibition, Denver, Colo. (2015)
  • “A Hierarchical Approach for Evaluating Carbon Storage Resource Estimates in Deep Saline Formations” [abs], (with K.M. Ellett, C.R. Medina, D.A. Barnes, P.H. Stauffer, R.S. Middleton, D.C. Harris, B. Bing, N. Wei, J. Li, and X. Li) American Association of Petroleum Geologist/Society of Exploration Geophysicists International Conference and Exhibition, Melbourne, Australia (2015)
  • “Understanding Regional-Scale Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage in the Ordos Basin, China” [abs], (with R.S. Middleton, P.H. Stauffer, K.M. Ellett, B.  Bing, N. Wei, J.  Li, and X. Li) American Association of Petroleum Geologist/Society of Exploration Geophysicists International Conference and Exhibition, Melbourne, Australia (2015)
  • “Making Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage a Reality: Integrating Science and Engineering into a Business Plan Framework” [abs], (with R.S. Middleton, K.M. Ellett, and P.H. Stauffer) American Association of Petroleum Geologist/Society of Exploration Geophysicists International Conference and Exhibition, Melbourne, Australia (2015)
  • “Putting the U in Utilization: Developing a Business Model Framework for CCUS” [abs], (with R.S. Middleton, Z.  Dai, K.M. Ellett, J. Langenfeld, J. Bielicki, H. Viswanathan, and P.H. Stauffer) 14th Annual Conference on Carbon Capture Utilization & Sequestration, Pittsburgh, Penn. (2015)