Advisors and Affiliations


Permitting Manager: Nathan M. deBoom

Nathan M. deBoom is executing CE&P's permitting process. Mr. deBoom recently played this role successfully for two pioneering California projects: a cheese-and whey-derived products plant for Blue Ribbon Cheese Co. and BioEnergy Solutions™ dairy waste processing plant that delivers methane directly to a pipeline. Mr. deBoom holds a BS in Environmental Science from Dordt College and a MS in Urban and Regional Planning from California Polytechnic University.

Legal Counsel: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

CE&P has retained Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP, a full-service international law firm, as its business, corporate and project finance counsel. The Pillsbury team is led by George Haley, one of the most experienced project finance attorneys in the United States. Mr. Haley holds a BSE from the University of Michigan, a MS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley, respectively and a JD from Harvard Law School.

Risk Manager and Insurance Broker: Marsh USA, Inc.

CE&P has retained Marsh USA, Inc., one of the world's largest risk manager and insurance brokers, to structure a comprehensive Owner-Controlled Insurance Program that will encompass conventional insurance coverage as well as risk mitigation devices in support of project financing. The Marsh team is led by David Myhre and Dan Dunnigan, who have collectively more than fifty years of highly sophisticated insurance and risk management experience.


CE&P is a member of these Trade Associations:

Growth Energy


 Low Carbon Fuels Coalition

Clean Fuels Development Coalition

American Coalition for Ethanol

CE&P is also working with these Imperial Valley Organizations:

Imperial Irrigation District

Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation

Brawley Chamber of Commerce