Oil, Gas and Chemical Committee

This committee aims to be the centre of excellence for oil, gas and chemical industries engineering.

Mission Statement

To deliver a programme of value adding, interesting and innovative products and services which significantly increases interest from the IMechE membership and the industry in general, in the oil, gas and chemical community.

The objectives of the committee are to:-

  • Keep engineers abreast of advances in technology and best practice through lectures, seminars and conferences
  • Reach the broadest possible audience of engineers interested in oil, gas and chemicals by collaborating with appropriate divisions and Groups within the IMechE and other related institutions and organisations such as IChemE, BASEEFA, ICE and the Energy Institute
  • Support IMechE initiatives to influence government
  • Communicate the content and impact of regulations on the oil, gas and chemical industry and provide input to regulatory bodies
  • Promote education, training and continuing professional development
  • Foster excellence within mechanical engineering by managing the award of the Ludwig Mond prize
  • Support career development awards
  • Encourage the sharing of process safety news
  • Identify and evaluate new developments and emerging technologies in mechanical engineering with the potential to impact the oil, gas and chemical industry

Committee Members

  • Mr John Phillips CEng FIMechE, Chairman
    Manager, Machinery Engineering – Europe, Air Products PLC
  • Mr John Armstrong FIMechE, Corresponding Member
    Head of Asset Risk and Corporate Safety, E.ON UK
  • Eur Ing Don Barber, CEng FIMechE, FIGEM, FEI
    Enmat International
  • Cecil Bardouille CEng MIMechE MIET
    Pressure Systems Integrity Engineer, BP Exploration Company Ltd
  • Paul Fidlin, Corresponding Member
    Senior Maintenance Engineer, Totals Lindsey Oil Refinery
  • Dr Emily Ho, PhD BSc FIMechE
    Senior Consultant, BHR Group
  • Mr Calum Hughes
    Principal Consultant, Yellowood Energy
  • Mr Ed Janes CEng MIMechE
    Director, Kinder-Janes Engineers Limited
  • Eur Ing Robin Luxmoore, FIMechE
    Luxmoore Engineering
  • Dr Kevin McQuillan, FIMechE CEng, Corresponding Member
    Sabic UK Petrochemicals Ltd
  • Mr Raj Shergill, CEng, Corresponding Member
    Project Manager Engineering, TSC Engineering Ltd
  • Mr Edward York, BEng AMIMechE, Corresponding Member
    Project Manager - Vessels, Nigerdock
  • Chris Rasiah
  • Mark Blowers
  • Bill Burt

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