Combining financing and engineering expertise to develop gas-to-wire projects

Our management team has extensive experience in the oil and gas sector and in project development.

De-risking projects is a cornerstone of our expertise.  Investors and asset owners can have the confidence that gas-to-wire projects can be implemented and operated profitably.

Each project will be developed and managed by an integrated (Consortium) team with extensive experience of the sector, project engineering and risk management supported by established alliances with recognised capability to operate and provide the services required.

Leadership

Gas2Wire Ventures has established a Board that has a demonstrable track record for identifying, evaluating and developing projects. This provides investors and asset owners with the confidence that gas-to-wire solutions can be implemented and operated, investment raised for projects, and appropriate commercial structures established with the necessary systems and controls in place to maximise the effectiveness of the Company.

The Board leads a team of industry professionals with oil and gas experience in disciplines ranging from the derivation and execution of commercial transactions, through risk management to project engineering. In conjunction with the alliances that Gas2Wire Ventures has established the company maintains the necessary expertise to deliver its business model.

Alan Minty

Director

Alan has broad experience in the mining, petrochemicals and oil and gas sectors, having started his career with Anglo American followed by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate; he has worked on many major contracts and specialises in risk management of large scale projects. During the last 10 years, he has focused on marginal field development strategies.

Alan has a BSc in Mechanical Engineering, a MSc in Management Studies, and is also a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of IMarEST.

Alison Pegram

Director

A Chartered Engineer, Alison has expertise and wide experience in the identification and evaluation of risks within major offshore projects and extensive interaction with regulators in the oil and gas sector.

Alison has worked extensively on the gas-to-wire business model and has a 1st class degree in Mathematics, a PhD in Engineering and is also Fellow of IMarEST.

Christian Langaard

Director

With over 30 years’ experience in investment banking, project development and finance, Christian has extensive board experience, having co-founded, funded and managed businesses, specializing in clean energy.

Christian has an MBA International Business and Finance from Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University and a BSBA Finance/Marketing from Denver University.

Peter-Giles Robinson

Manager (Power Generation and Transmission)

Peter has extensive experience in the international energy sector, ranging from power through to oil and gas, from project management to regulatory assessment.

He holds an MSc in Engineering Management and previously worked at Rolls-Royce and Eskom (South Africa’s Power Utility).

Paul Dinham

Manager (Subsurface, Gas Production and Storage)

Paul has significant experience in the oil and gas sector, spanning from subsurface evaluation through to process engineering, with a specific focus on maximising economic recovery.

Paul holds a BSc in Geology and an MSc in Petroleum Geoscience.

Caroline Tsvigu

Manager (Gas Processing and Carbon Capture)

Caroline has considerable experience in both the upstream and downstream oil and gas sector, spanning conceptual through design to detailed design, with additional emphasis on the identification and management of risk.

She holds an MEng in Chemical Engineering and previously worked at Worley.

Advisors

We have a wide network and take advice from a number of very experienced industry professionals, with specific expertise relevant to various aspects of our projects, including the following.

Peter Coward

Advisor

Peter has a strong corporate governance background as well as extensive experience in advising large multinationals on the structuring and tax implications of complex international transactions, both of which are particularly pertinent to the acquisition of projects and guardianship of investors’ funds. He is a former Senior Tax Partner at PwC.

Dermot Grimson

Advisor

Dermot has extensive commercial, planning and regulatory experience in the renewables sector. He was Head of Strategy & Policy at The Crown Estate.

He originally qualified in urban planning and previously worked at Shell in various roles, responsible for communications, government relations, stakeholder engagement and social responsibility programmes.

Einar Antonsen

Advisor

Einar is a corporate finance professional with a strong track record in structured finance and M&A, mainly in shipping and the oil and gas sectors.

He has raised finance for many major projects and has extensive contacts in financial services both in Norway and internationally.

Kjell Erik Eilertsen

Advisor

Kjell Erik has extensive experience in investment banking and the oil and gas sector, as an equity analyst and corporate advisor, as a field engineer and M&A Director and also as a financial journalist.

He holds a MSc in Petroleum Engineering from NTNU and an MBA from INSEAD.

 

Alastair Robertson

Advisor

Alastair is a Chartered Engineer with a CQRM qualification in Risk Management and over 30 years’ experience in the gas processing and energy industry, including as a founding shareholder and director of OSL Consulting Engineers.

He has a BSc in Chemical and Process Engineering and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineers and a Fellow and Trustee of the Energy Institute.

Kevin Morrin

Advisor

Kevin is a highly experienced shipbroker specialising in oil, gas and renewables. He has wide commercial knowledge in business development, offshore shipbroking and marine valuation. 

He has had extensive involvement, over many years, in contracting agreements for the provision and support of service vessels and other large scale equipment.

 

Project Management

Gas2Wire Ventures deploys a consortium of specialist engineering and service companies that has been assembled to provide expertise and technology in particular aspects required for implementation of this approach from concept through operations to decommissioning to:

  • Ensure reliable, cost-effective delivery of operational objectives and therefore expected returns.
  • Provide an opportunity to increase know-how and efficiencies, and maintain competitive advantage.
  • Lower project risks, in execution and from investment and shareholder perspective.

Gas2Wire Ventures’ project team fulfils project oversight and project risk management role with:

  • OSL as Project Design Authority, will assist the project team to maintain through-life project performance targets
  • Petrofac, as Duty Holder, will maintain an oversight role during the EPCI phase, to ensure that facilities delivered can be operated in line with the performance requirements specified.

Consortium

  • Project Design Authority, preparing and monitoring detailed project implementation plans
  • Brings extensive engineering experience, in particular in the UK SNS, and strong relationships with offshore operators in the area.
  • Duty holder for offshore production operations
  • Brings extensive oil and gas experience in operations and duty holder services
  • Electrical equipment OEM, providing proven power generation, power evacuation and transformer equipment
  • Provides automation and control system for electrical equipment
  • Ensures reliable operation of the offshore power generation and evacuation equipment
  • Marine services provider supplying offshore transport, heavy lift & support vessels as well as geotechnical survey services
  • Brings extensive marine services experience in installation and support
  • Risk assessments, safety cases and regulatory submissions prior to commencement of operations
  • Broad experience in the North Sea and internationally, providing advisory and consulting services to oil majors and NOCs