Robert Rapier Appointed as Editor-in-Chief of Shale Magazine 

Robert Rapier


Houston, Texas — Jan. 30, 2024 — Shale Magazine, a leading energy, finance, and sustainability publication, is proud to announce Robert Rapier as our new Editor-in-Chief. Robert boasts more than three decades of experience in chemical engineering, the oil and gas industries, and the renewable energy sectors. His extensive knowledge in these areas makes him ideally suited for his new role as Editor-in-Chief of Shale Magazine.

As a distinguished chemical engineer with over 30 years in the industry, Robert has made countless contributions to the realms of energy, including biomass, synthetic fuels, and alcohol production. Robert holds several patents related to his work and his indelible reputation in the energy sector. 

Beyond his experience and contributions to the energy industry, Robert is the author of Utility Forecaster at Investing Daily. He also authored the book Power Plays: Energy Options in the Age of Peak Oil, an in-depth look at energy, answering the big questions of the oil, nuclear, and renewable energy industries. 

As a well-known voice in the energy landscape, Robert has appeared as a guest on several media outlets, including CNBC, PBS, Business News Network, the History Channel, 60 Minutes, and more. His publications include Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, and The Economist. With countless articles covering the pulse of energy under his belt, Robert is no stranger to the demands of a premier energy magazine like Shale.

In his new role as Editor-in-Chief, Robert will be instrumental in the editing and direction of Energy Network Media Group, parent company of Shale Magazine, as it continues to supply its readers with invaluable insight on the topics of investing, energy, and sustainability. Robert’s vision aligns with Shale’s dedication to truth and up-to-date reporting. Robert will play a critical role in delivering trustworthy energy insight to Shale Magazine readers and subscribers.

“Robert is an expert in his field, a distinguished writer and editor, and the best candidate for his new role as Editor-in-Chief of Shale Magazine. The experience and prowess he brings to the table are unparalleled in the energy publication arena. Our team at Energy Network Media and Shale Magazine is thrilled to have industry veterans like Robert join our ranks.” – Kym Bolado, Founder & CEO of Shale Magazine/Energy Network Media Group

“After more than 30 years of experience, I am thrilled to step into a new role as editor-in-chief of Shale Magazine. This trusted resource for energy insight remains committed to delivering high-quality materials and sharp insight into the energy and financial sectors. In my new role, I plan to uphold the high standards Shale’s readers have come to expect and continue to improve our publications, broaden our reach, and expand our impact.” – Robert Rapier

For media inquiries, partnership opportunities, or investment details, please contact:

Kym Bolado

Founder, CEO

[email protected]

(210) 240-7188

About Energy Network Media Group:

Energy Network Media Group (EN Media Group) is a leading source of comprehensive energy reporting, offering expert insights and analysis during a transformative period in the energy industry. With a deeply rooted oil and gas coverage history and a reinvigorated focus on the energy of tomorrow, EN Media Group is dedicated to bridging the gap between industry advancements and public understanding.


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