Applied Graphene Materials Announces Amec Foster Wheeler As Its Prefered Engineering Partner

Posted by on Nov 19, 2015 in engineering, Engineering partners, Project management consultancy | Comments Off on Applied Graphene Materials Announces Amec Foster Wheeler As Its Prefered Engineering Partner


This week, Applied Graphene Materials have made a decision on who will be its prefered engineering partner. The company are pleased to announce that they have appointed Amec Foster Wheeler.

Amec Foster Wheeler have already been given a contract from Applied Graphene Materials which outlines exactly what it expect from its engineering partner. The contract states that Amec Foster Wheeler will provide engineering support to help with the FEED contract. FEED, for those that are not currently aware, stands for pre-Front End Engineering Design.

This is the second time that Amec Foster Wheeler had been in the news recently. Earlier this month the company announced that it was to make huge cost savings by the year 2017. The company stated that they were hoping to save at least one hundred and eighty million united states dollars.

Nick-shortenThe Managing Director for Capital Projects & Asset Management at Amec Foster Wheeler, Nick Shorten announced to the press how pleased the company are that they have been selected. He said that Amec Foster Wheeler is excited to deliver solutions to Applied Graphene Materials. He further explained that the skills and expertise that Amec Foster Wheeler can bring will allow the company to develop new technology. This is an exciting time for both Amec Foster Wheeler and Applied Graphene Materials.

Amec Foster Wheeler has a solid track record in working with proprietary technology providers. In the past, when working with this market, Amec Foster Wheeler have undertaken studies and developed groundbreaking solutions for a range of companies.

As well as working on the FEED contract, Amec Foster Wheeler will be responsible for providing engineering recommendations. Applied Graphene Materials are currently working on the proprietary process and engineering recommendations from Amec Foster Wheeler could be key to its success.

Whilst in a testing period, Applied Graphene Materials have created high purity graphene nanoplatelets. By basing these on readily available raw materials, Applied Graphene Materials have ensure that its nanoplatelets are sustainable.

In previous projects, Applied Graphene Materials have heavily relied on materials such as graphite. So, this new project is completely new territory for the company.

Amec Foster Wheeler is a British company that provides engineering and project management consultancy services to companies across the globe. Headquartered in London, England, it predominantly focuses on the oil and gas sector, but the company also work in the clean energy, minerals and metals, infrastructure and environment markets.