PCF brings together industry experts with decades of experience in the realization of industrial and state-of-the-art facilities worldwide with top project development companies including Ferrostaal Topsøe Projects and Saturn Ferrostaal Gas Chemicals.
Ferrostaal, as technology-independent, multi-vendor and supplier-independent provider of industrial services is active worldwide as a project developer in the areas of wind energy, lighting solutions, petrochemicals, oil & gas and other select industries, and as service and sales partner deals in machinery and equipment for recycling, packaging, rail transport, laboratory technology and printing, as well as with pipes and piping accessories. With companies in around 40 countries Ferrostaal is one of the best positioned and most ubiquitous industrial service providers in the world. To learn more about Ferrostaal, please click here.
Haldor Topsoe is a world-leader in catalysis and surface science. We are committed to helping our customers achieve optimal performance. We enable our customers to get the most out of their processes and products, using the least possible energy and resources, in the most responsible way. This focus on our customers’ performance, backed by our reputation for reliability, makes sure we add the most value to our customers and the planet. Haldor Topsoe’s catalysts are used in the production of 50 percent of the world’s fertilizers, helping the agriculture industry meet the global demand for food. The company’s catalysts, technologies and plant design lie at the heart of the efficient, sustainable production of plastics, fuels, and fertilizers worldwide. To learn more about Haldor Topsoe, please click here.
Saturn Ferrostaal Gas Chemicals
Saturn Ferrostaal Gas Chemicals LLC is a joint venture industrial plant development company founded in 2013 by Ferrostaal Industrial Projects (Essen, Germany) and Saturn Project Development LLC (Houston, Texas). As project developer, Saturn Ferrostaal covers all stages in the development of industrial facilities, from the feasibility study to financial close. Its range of services also includes capital investments in project development companies, as well as engineering and procurement packages. To learn more about Saturn Ferrostaal Gas Chemicals, please click here.
Scott Charpentier, President
As president of PCF, Scott oversees business and strategic operations. He brings more than 30 years of experience in the transition fuels and lower-carbon natural gas sector including in development of natural gas fed industrial projects. Scott has worked across the sector, selling products, managing construction, and arranging logistics on large capital expenditure domestic and international projects that use natural gas. Most recently, he worked as the president for the revamping of a facility in Beaumont, Texas. Prior to that, Scott was instrumental in the transition to and development of lower-carbon natural gas based industries in Trinidad & Tobago. Scott holds a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Missouri, Rolla.
Dr. Markus Ising, VP, Technology
Dr. Ising brings more than 25 years of experience to PCF where he oversees technology and technical development for the project. A chemical engineer and an IMPA certified project manager, Dr. Ising has been with the German-based company Ferrostaal for the past 10 years and serves as the Head of Technology Management & Technical Services within the recently formed Ferrostaal Topsoe Projects focused on developing industrial projects. Most recently, he was involved in the development and execution of Ferrostaal’s international projects, including syngas facilities in Trinidad and Tobago, along with ammonia and other fertilizers, and an ammonia facility in Brazil. He started his career as a research scientist for clean energy technologies. Since 2013, Dr. Ising has served as a member of the Board of Managers for Saturn Ferrostaal Gas Chemicals. Dr. Ising holds a doctorate in Chemical Engineering from the University of Dortmund, Germany. In his free time, he enjoys biking and alpine skiing.
Lee Raymond, Project Manager
A PMI certified project manager since 2005, Lee oversees the day-to-day operations of PCF focused on safety and security. In this role, Lee oversees and coordinates internal teams, development partners, contractors and works closely with the local community. Most recently, Lee oversaw the acquisition, development and revamp of the Eastman ammonia facility in Beaumont, Texas. Since 2013 Lee has led project management efforts for Saturn Ferrostaal Gas Chemicals. Lee holds a bachelor’s degree (Hons) in biomedical sciences from Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, England. Lee enjoys wildlife photography.
Marc Schneider, CFO
As chief financial officer, Marc oversees project finances. He joined Ferrostaal in 2008 through the international graduate trainee program, working as a financial modeler and commercial project manager for the development of industrial plants in the petrochemical and power industry. Since 2015, he has served as president of Ferrostaal North America. Marc holds a master’s degree in industrial engineering and management from the Karlsruher Institute of Technology.