Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that Process Engineering Manager James Watt has been appointed to the board of the UK Carbon Capture and Storage Research Centre (UKCCSRC).

The Centre, funded by the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council, is a hub for academic and related Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) research in the UK.

This role adds to James’ already impressive portfolio of industry and academic experience in CCS.

I’m delighted to be joining the board of UKCCSRC, enabling me to contribute more to the vital research and development activities of this important technology.
James Watt, Process Engineering Manager

James, along with Amec Foster Wheeler colleagues, works with a variety of companies and institutions to study, research and develop CCS, positioning the company at the forefront of this technology.

James has a track record of delivering complex process plant designs and novel solutions in numerous technical areas. In CCS, James has delivered solutions for pipelines, compression, retrofit of capture plant, technology selection and assessment as well as carbon dioxide infrastructure studies for Mersey, Yorkshire & Humber, Teesside and Scotland. His recent work has included the recent Teesside Collective’s Industrial CCS project.

James is also a member of the Carbon Capture and Storage Association Technical and Policy/Regulation working groups, the industry advisory board of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training for CCS and Cleaner Fossil Energy and is a member of the Energy Institute’s CCS Technical Committee.