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An exceptionally well-qualified engineer with over 35 years of extensive experience in directing major complex international projects for the oil and gas, energy and chemical industries. Bringing extensive knowledge of complex large project management build to the Planet Useful Engineering team.


As his peers will contest Peter, is an extraordinarily competitive and goal orientated individual who can be aggressive in resolving uncertainties—taking responsibility and control for their engineering design, procurement, technical challenges, construction, including Civil Engineering HSE through to commissioning with his team.  He has completed many projects across the globe with development and build running into multiple billions of dollars, notably in Australia, China, Europe, the Middle East, Russia and the UK.

He is held in high regard by his peers and industry bodies in this sector; Pipeline Industries Guild  - Institute of Piping Engineers - British Institute of Management. 

This is extended into services for technology licensing, consultant services, process engineering, project management, outsourcing,  turnarounds, engineering design, feasibility studies, FEED, EPC, BOO/BOT, LSTK, RAM, project management, optimisation of operations, energy conservation, remote monitoring and maintenance, cost control, identification and recreation of best practice, energy and water pinch modelling.

Partnering with Anthony, Clive & Tony, he brings his extensive experience to Planet Useful, enhancing our technical expertise to offer sound advice and implementation to engineering, plastic pollution and recycling technology along with decarbonising of industrial buildings strategy amongst other projects for the company.

  • Negotiated feasibility study to grow biofuels in Ukraine (Rapeseed) for processing into Diesel for BP.

  • Steering team member for Institute of Energy led JIP on carbon capture and sequestration, including a full-scale atmospheric dispersion test with supercritical CO2 simulating an emergency rupture of a transport pipeline. 

  • Focus on EPC projects with a maximum total installed cost of €500m, with a focus on new technologies (micro LNG, hydrogen PEM, geothermal, calcining)

  • In the early years with BP as Project/Commissioning Engineer in Houston USA and Sunbury on the Thames.

  • Negotiated and signed new CCR/NHT process units for Gdansk and Szazhalombatta refineries worth $300m TIC each.

  • Identified and negotiated the Novo Mendeleevski Fertiliser complex project in Tatarstan - TIC $660m.

Start by doing what is necessary,

then do what is possible and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

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