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Andrew Procter known as Andy

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Qualifications

Chemical Engineering (1984) – University of Loughborough (1st Class)

Experience

26 Years in the Chemical Industry

BOC Project Engineer & Shift Superintendent: Ran Hydrogen Production Plant from Steam reforming of Propane; with feed clean up using CoMn catalyst and ZnO beds; and product purification using Pressure Swing Adsorption. Included CO production and compression to storage.

Cabot Carbon Ltd: Production Manager, from build / commissioning. Then responsible for all Process Engineering.
Finally responsible for control systems, safety shutdown systems eventually all IT. Ran Hydrogen Production Plant from Steam reforming of Natural Gas with compression to storage. Used by-product H2 from partner company in addition to this.

Consultant working in control & safety systems, process design and various regulatory work: Included projects on H2 production, fumed silica production & associated plant, some with the water industry on anaerobic digestion & sewage sludge drying processes, and some work in the steel industry on Coke Oven Gas installations.

Memberships

Member of the Federation Europeenne d’Associations Nationales d’Ingenieurs (FEANA)
Chartered Engineer (CEng)
Member of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (MIChemE)
Member of the Institute of Measurement and Control (MInstMC)

Research

The facility at Baglan is part of the Sustainable Environment Research Centre focusing on research into renewable energy, storage and use based on hydrogen and bio-gases.

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