Aberdeen (UK)

Webinar: Over-selling Hydrogen

Webinar: Over-selling Hydrogen
  • Date From 17th November 2020
  • Date To 17th November 2020
  • Price Free of charge, open to all.
  • Location Online: 12:00 GMT. Duration: 1 hour.


Hydrogen is ubiquitous in the scientific and general media. It is often described as a wonder fuel. This webinar will question whether hydrogen is being over-sold. Hydrogen’s role in delivering net zero in the UK will be critiqued and compared with an energy efficiency and electrification pathway. 


Tom Baxter, Chemical Engineering Consultant, PDB

Tom Baxter graduated from Strathclyde University in 1975 with a BSc in chemical engineering (first class honours). He is a Fellow of the IChemE. He started his career with ICI Petrochemicals, moved to fine chemicals with the Swiss company Ciba-Geigy before taking a position as a process engineer in 1980 with BNOC (British National Oil Corporation). Through privatisation and acquisitions BNOC became Britoil then BP. Here he worked as an operations engineer, development engineer and research manager.

In 1991, he left BP and joined Altra Consultants as technical manager. He accepted a position as technical director with Genesis in 1998, and became the Aberdeen Business Unit director in 2005. He returned to his role as technical director on 2010 together with a position as senior fellow in the Chemical Engineering Department at Aberdeen University, which he helped establish. Since 2003, he has been visiting professor of chemical engineering at Strathclyde University.

He is currently a chemical engineering consultant providing greenhouse gas reduction expertise.


12:00—13:00 GMT.


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