Steve PetridisSpecial Advisor to the Chairman, Air Products
Steve has over 40 years’ experience of the oil and gas and chemicals industries. He has been involved in exploration, industrial gases, low-carbon project development, hazardous waste and industrial services, green and blue hydrogen, green and blue ammonia, and carbon capture and sequestration. His recent assignments include managing the $2bn Jazan air separation project in Saudi Arabia. He also helped develop the Helios green ammonia project at Saudi Arabia’s Neom site and was involved in establishing a global supply chain to transport the ammonia to global demand centres, where hydrogen can be extracted for use as a transport fuel. Steve has held senior positions at BOC, Messer, Gulf Cryo, Shell Oil Products, Schlumberger and Romic Environmental Technologies, and has worked all over the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He holds a BSc in electrical engineering from the University of Salford, an MSc in power systems from the University of Manchester and an MBA from the Cranfield School of Management. He is a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and a chartered engineer in the UK.