Shell Global Solutions International BV (Shell) is launching the improved process technology ADIP ULTRA, for cost-effective removal of CO2 down to <50ppmv. The ADIP ULTRA process is applicable in gas plants, LNG, pre-NGL, refinery HMUs and gasification syngas.

Why attend?

  • Discover how looking back at decades of ADIP and ADIP-X operational experience has led to the cost effective ADIP ULTRA process 
  • Understand how Shell’s new absorption column internals can further enhance process performance
  • Learn how Shell is a reliable partner of choice who helps you get the most out of your unit
  • An opportunity to ask questions to Shell’s technical experts 

Register for ADIP ULTRA: ADIP-X Reimagined webcast


Christophe Boulanger, VP of Strategic Customers, Shell Global Solutions

Christophe Boulanger has been Vice President for Shell Global Solutions since August 2013. He has overall responsibility for the licensing and sale of Shell technology and technical services to third-party customers. Christophe began his career with Shell in 1990 as a graduate trainee in the Netherlands. After gaining an MBA from the INSEAD business school, France, Christophe has held various senior positions across Shell. He also has a degree in mechanical engineering from the Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium, and a postgraduate degree from the University of Delaware, USA. 

John Henry Specht, Team Lead Gas Processing Technology, Shell Global Solutions International BV

John is currently Team Lead in the Gas Processing Technology team at Shell and is currently serving as the Principle Technical Expert for Shell in the area of Gas/Liquid Treating and Sulfur. John has 20 years of experience in the industry in roles spanning from research and development, operational support, project delivery, and technology licensing. He has a chemical engineering degree from Georgia Tech and is currently based in Amsterdam.

John N. Sarlis, Principal Engineer Gas Processing Technology, Shell Cansolv SME

John has over 25 years of experience in flue gas desulphurization and carbon dioxide capture. In 1997, John cofounded Cansolv Technologies (now a wholly owned subsidiary of Shell Global Solutions since 2008) where he served in the positions of Vice President Technology, CEO and Chief Technology Officer until 2016. He was responsible for all aspects of sulfur and carbon dioxide technology development and commercial application. In 2016 John joined the Gas Processing Technology group and took over the responsibility to further develop and deploy Shell’s Turbo Tray technology.

John holds a MSc.Eng (Environmental) from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois and a B.Eng (Chemical) from McGill University where he also served as an adjunct professor from 1997 to 2001. His professional interests include new process and product development and accelerated technology transfer to commercial application.


Lee Nichols, Editor/Associate Publisher,Hydrocarbon Processing

Lee Nichols is the Editor/Associate Publisher of Hydrocarbon Processing and Gas Processing magazines. At present, he manages all content for both publications, as well as Hydrocarbon Processing’s annual Market Data Book and US Gas Plant Directory. Lee has more than a decade of experience in the downstream industry, and has a primary expertise in market research and trends analysis for the global downstream construction and investment sector.

Lee has published over 50 articles in Hydrocarbon Processing and Gas Processing magazines, as well as presented numerous public/private speeches/webcasts on the global downstream construction and investment sector. He has a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from Texas A&M University.

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Deep and enhanced removal of carbon dioxide (CO2), carbonyl sulphide (COS) and hydrogen sulphide (H2S) with high loading capacity. For application in liquefied natural gas and natural gas production facilities, and refineries.

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Please contact the Shell Gas Treating and Sulphur Removal technologies team for further information and we will respond to your enquiry via email.