People

SH Batzofin (Stanley)
Operations Director
BSc.Eng (Chemical), MSc (Automation), B.Com, Pr.Eng, C.Eng,
FIChemE, FSAIChE

Stanley has over twenty-five years engineering experience in process design in both the contracting environment and in plant operations technical departments.

As Operations Director, Stanley is responsible for day-to-day operations in engineering and process disciplines. He performs study and project management, risk management services and specialised process engineering in the refinery, petrochemical, Oil & Gas and chemical Industries. He is also responsible for marketing to these industries and ensuring that Value-Added services are provided to all clients.

Current projects include feasibility studies for gas recovery from Lake Kivu, process consulting for fuel and gas pipelines and terminals and HAZOPs for various facilities.

Previous projects include technical management of a project to recover excess alcohols from Chemical Work-up at Sasol, Hazard Analysis for offshore oil platforms and onshore facilities for Chevron (PHA and IHAZID facilitation), HAZOP facilitation for various tankfarm, terminal pipeline systems and Process Consulting for various terminal, pipeline and refinery projects.

Previously as New Business Director he was responsible for hydrocarbon process design and development, as well as technology and process engineering execution of projects to the refinery, oil and gas, petrochemical and chemical industries.





Stanley has been a process consultant on various projects, including front-end refinery studies in South Africa and various other African countries to ensure value is added by process engineering. He was also involved in value engineering studies to identify opportunities for lower capital and/or operating costs. Previously Stanley was Manager of the Process and Mechanical Departments at Fluor Daniel. His previous experience includes many hydrocarbon revamps, including projects to upgrade an FCCU and a Naphtha Hydrotreater and installation of an electrostatic precipitator at Caltex, debottlenecking of an alcohol recovery and a chemical work up plant for Sasol. Further experience includes projects to upgrade the Mossgas refinery fractionation, hydrogenation and storage facilities, as well as the renovation of Sasol I, which included offsites and utilities, an ammonia plant and hydrogenation and fractionation of paraffins and waxes.

Previously Stanley was Manager of the Process and Mechanical Departments at Fluor Daniel. His previous experience includes many hydrocarbon revamps, including projects to upgrade an FCCU and a Naphtha Hydrotreater and installation of an electrostatic precipitator at Caltex, debottlenecking of an alcohol recovery and a chemical work up plant for Sasol. Further experience includes projects to upgrade the Mossgas refinery fractionation, hydrogenation and storage facilities, as well as the renovation of Sasol I, which included offsites and utilities, an ammonia plant and hydrogenation and fractionation of paraffins and waxes.