Presentation delivered by Charles J Reith, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Solomon Associates, at the European Refining Technology Conference (ERTC) Virtual Conference 2020 on 18 November 2020.

View the presentation below.


  • Case for Change

  • Worldwide Energy Costs

  • Relative Energy Efficiency Trend

  • Energy Monitoring Leads to Lower Energy Intensity Index™ (EII®)

  • Energy Efficiency Linked to Carbon Intensity

  • Carbon Efficiency Index Trend

  • Energy Efficiency Impacts Non-Energy OpEx

  • Integrate Energy Efficiency into Maintenance and Business Planning

  • Value of Improving Energy Efficiency [Case Study]

  • Key Takeaways

Speaker: Charles J Reith, Jr. - Chief Executive Officer

Charlie is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Solomon, a position he has held since January 2017. He is responsible for applying his experience to helping Solomon’s energy clients around the world improve their performance, overseeing the company’s business transformation and its continued geographic expansion.

Prior to this position, Charlie led Solomon's Middle East business expansion, opening the firm’s two Middle East offices in Bahrain and Abu Dhabi. With more than 35 years’ overall experience, Charlie has served in management and leadership positions within Solomon in consulting services, and marketing and business development.

Charlie joined Solomon in 2004 as Vice President of Consulting Services based in Dallas, Texas. He graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in civil engineering.