Dr G M Parkinson has a wealth of experience in the mineral processing, oil & gas industries, dairy and sugar industries, pharmaceuticals, and nanotechnology, including the introduction of transformational technologies, upstream flow assurance, prevention and treatment of scale, molecular level control of crystal growth and properties, ionic liquids, and solid-liquid interfaces in general.

With this experience, Dr Parkinson can offer advice to companies in areas such as  the above to help them in improving process efficiencies, productivities and product quality, as well as dealing with environmental compliance, changes in legislation and the impact of new technologies on established operations, and evaluating opportunities created by scientific discoveries. 

TECHNICAL STRENGTH

  • ENERGY

    Oil & Gas

  • Upstream

    • Flow assurance: scale, gas hydrates

    • Enhanced oil recovery

  • Downstream

    • Gas to liquids

    • Catalysts development

  Alternative energy sources
  Energy storage
  Carbon capture and storage

  • MINERALS

    • Extractive metallurgy

    • Hydrometallurgy

    • Alumina / aluminium processing

    • Green chemistry

  • CRYSTALLISATION

    • Product quality and specification

    • Scale prevention

    • Minerals, pharmaceuticals, sugars, biomineralisation

  • NANOTECHNOLOGY AND NANOSCIENCE

    • Nanoscience

    • Nanochemistry

    • Bio-nano

    • Minerals and energy applications

  • ACADEMIC/INDUSTRY INTERFACE

    • Technology / business “translation”
    • Outsource industry R&D to academic institutions

      • International reputation and networks

    • “Sell” academics to industry – worked on both sides of the fence
    • Contract and IP negotiation