John A. Rupp

Adjunct Instructor, SPEA
Senior Research Geologist, Indiana Geological and Water Survey

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

Biography

John Rupp is an adjunct professor in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, where he has served as the associate director for science with the Center for Research in Energy and the Environment. 

Previously, Rupp has been a production geologist for Exxon Co. USA in Midland Texas and an assistant geologist (summer) for Consolidated Resources of America in Cincinnati and Salisbury & Dietz Co. in Spokane, Washington. He has also served as a research assistant for the U.S. Bureau of Mines, Eastern Washington University, Cheney Washington. 

Highlights

  • 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

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)