We offer integrated Project and Consulting support to companies and their investors in the Sustainable Energy business.
Since 2017, Devaltec has been helping investors and energy players monetize their involvement in Sustainable Energy across the value chain.
We combine technical expertise with deep knowledge of Sustainable Energy business and regulatory context, building solid foundations on projects to mitigate new risks, and allow ESG-compliant and decarbonization investments.
Our services can be offered as Consultancy, Due Diligence services, or Project Development.
Process Design package.
Project Definition (Basic Engineering, contracts, EPC bid package).
Execution package (Owner's Engineer, Start-up, Operational Readiness).
Operations pack (Monitor operations).
Technology and Engineering reviews.
IP review and patent application.
Commissioning and Start-up support.
Operational Readiness support.
Business Development support.
Green and ESG investment analysis.
Reduction of green investment risk.
Preparing green companies for equity raise.
Independent technical evaluation.
Independent economic assessment.
Project assurance reviews.
Chemical recycling of plastics to liquid, monomers or hydrocarbon specialties, tires-to-liquid and carbon black
Biodiesel, renewable diesel (HVO), biomass and wastes gasification to fuels or chemicals. Integration with CCS.
Power or e-products such as renewable hydrogen fuels or chemicals.
Natural gas reforming with CSS to hydrogen, or natural gas pyrolysis to hydrogen.
CO2-neutral production of Fischer-Tropsch products, methanol, and ammonia.
Integration with renewable hydrogen, pyrolysis oil, Fischer-Tropsch products.
Specialty hydrocarbon products, such as waxes and resins, and olefins and polyolefins.
Waste Plastic to Fuels. Europe, 2019
Waste to Fuels, India, 2019
Gas to Liquid (Fischer-Tropsch), USA, 2019
Waste Tire to Fuels. Europe, 2020
Blue Hydrogen Prospects. Europe/US, 2020
Advanced Biodiesel Plant. Europe, 2020
Sustainable Ammonia Production. USA, 2020
Sustainable Fischer-Tropsch Production. USA, 2020
Bio and Waste Fuels - Strategic Review. Europe, 2020
Waste Plastic to Fuels - Technology Review. Asia, 2019
Biomass Gasification - Preparing for Equity Raise. US, 2020
Founder and CEO
Vianney Valès has over 25 years of experience, first as top executive in Oil & Gas in Shell and Galp Energia, and then as founder and CEO of multiple biofuels companies, such as SGC Energia and Biovegetal. In his previous roles in operating companies, he saw first-hand the gap in analysis and project development competences in Sustainable Energy. He founded Devaltec to bridge this gap.
Project Development & Due Diligence
Filipe Marques has over 20 years of experience in alternative fuels project development. With a chemical engineering background, he has worked in R&D, Sustainable Energy Technology Management, EPC-Capital Projects, and Operations. He worked for companies such as SGC Energia, Technip, and the Portuguese National Technology Institute (LNEG).
John Hemmings has decades of experience leading teams of engineers and scientists to bring new technologies and Sustainable Energy solutions from the laboratory to commercialization. He worked in Synthetic Fuels, Alternative Energy, Engineering and Commodity Chemical companies (AECI, Foster Wheeler, SNC Lavalin, SGC Energia, Climax Global Energy). He holds several patents and is a winner of the Gold Medal of the SAICE for Process Innovation.
Operations & HSE
Andrew Watt has over 30 years of experience with a focus on commissioning/start-up and operations across international chemicals, oil and gas operations. With a chemical engineering background, he led the start-up of the ‘first in the world’ Shell Bintulu gas to liquids facility and most recently was responsible for the overall CSU integration of the Chevron Gorgon LNG project.
Govind Raman has with over 30 years of experience in Process and Project Development, Pilot plant, FEED and detailed engineering and start-up. With a chemical engineering background, he has managed multiple engineering projects in the field of Sustainable Energy. Prior to Devaltec, he worked for Technology and EPC companies. He holds a Ph.D., from I.I.T., Bombay, India.
Project Management & Business Analysis
Jorge Sampaio Silva has over 20 years of experience in alternative fuels project development. With a chemical engineering background, he is a project engineer but also supports project control, financial modeling, and business development. Prior to Devaltec, he was a Senior Project Engineer and Business Development Analyst/Coordinator for the biofuels company SGCE Energia.
Engineering & Operations
Rui Bernardes has over 15 years of experience in industrial projects operations. With a chemical engineering background, he has experience in process and project engineering in waste recycling, biofuels, chemicals and pharmaceuticals. He worked for companies such as EGEO, CIPAN, SGC Energia, Biovegetal and Petrogal. He holds a MBA, from FEUC, Portugal.