Innovative Fuel Technologies, LLC
Jerry Lang has more than 40 years of combustion experience and a strong
background in refining processes. As the owner and operator of Jerry Lang
Combustion Consulting, he is currently designing and overseeing combustion
projects for four refineries, including efforts to lower emissions and improve
At Exxon, Mr.
Lang developed ways to improve efficiency by retrofitting the tankers of the
company. He also served as the combustion auditor to Chevron on their Richmond
Nitrous Oxide (Nox) Reduction Project, worth in excess of $300 million. In
addition, Mr. Lang has completed projects in Norway and is currently contributing
to an ongoing project in Qatar.
In 1967, Mr. Lang established his own business where he developed and
patented several products related to combustion and incineration. He also served as
Manager of Combustion Systems for Howe Baker Engineers where he helped
develop ways to improve refining operations. Mr. Lang was also recruited by Dr.
Edward Teller, the primary developer of the hydrogen bomb, for four years on an
alternate fuels project doing combustion tests.
Mr. Lang has extensive experience designing equipment utilized in reducing
emissions from stationary sources such as refineries, power plants, and industrial
operations. He also contributed to the development of the equipment used during
the clean up of the Alaska oil spill. Over the years he has also done work on
systems to improve mileage in automobiles, such as installing a vaporizer in the
exhaust to vaporize the gasoline prior to intake and working on steam injection in
Mr. Lang holds 17 patents, including 13 combustion-related patents. Three
of his patented emission reduction processes have been sold all around the world.
He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.