Philip Morkel founded Hydragas Energy to develop his gas extraction from water technology. He has worked on and off on Lake Kivu, developing extraction technology and being on the expert group advising in its use. He is now starting fund-raising for a planned series of projects planned for Rwanda and DRC. The company is registered in Vancouver, Canada.
He previously headed Barrick Gold's R&D Laboratory in Vancouver. Prior to that he led Hatch Limited's global oil and gas business unit, leading the company capability in LNG projects, gas-to-liquids and technology for unconventional oil and gas.
For three years he led the projects in development team at Barrick Gold in Toronto, Canada, with a $30 billion portfolio of mining projects. Projects were located in four continents with challenging megaprojects in Chile, Russia, Pakistan, Africa and Alaska.
Philip is a chemical engineer and project management professional with 30 years international project experience, from concept to construction, in mining, nuclear and oil and gas projects.