Max Richards

Energy Transition Services & Training Lead


  • Energy transition
  • Carbon capture and storage
  • Greenhouse gas inventorying
  • Environment, Social and Governance (ESG)
  • Geothermal energy


1-2 Apollo Studios,
Charlton Kings Rd,
London NW5 2SB

Max Richards is the Energy Transition Services Lead for OPC. Max obtained his MSci in Environmental Geoscience from University College London. His masters project, a preliminary study working alongside CarbFix in Iceland, and Aramco focused on the development and implementation of a novel Carbon Capture and Storage technology; a key tool being used globally to bridge the Energy Transition.

Max is a specialist focusing on managing the Energy Transition for OPC’s clients.

  • Energy transition
  • Carbon capture and storage
  • Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)
News, articles and projects
Geothermal Modelling – Doublet System

OPC performed modelling of a geothermal open-loop doublet system (injector and producer). The objective was to perform NODAL analysis using a range of sensitivities to develop scenarios and outline recommendations…

Gardabani-Rustavi Carbon Capture and Storage Cluster

OPC worked with Georgia Oil and Gas Limited (GOGL), the Georgian government and industrial partners to identify opportunities to decarbonise local CO2 emitters and future hydrocarbon projects.

Gulf of Mexico – Offshore CO2 Injection Study

OPC performed an analysis studying the well injectivity of several scenarios the offshore Gulf of Mexico.

Hydrogen simulation and injection study

OPC applied the latest technology and industry standard software together with highly competent in house engineering and geoscience staff.

Greenhouse Gas Assessment, South North Sea

The client, as a part of the concept select process for a SNS development required greenhouse gas (GHG) inventorying of short-listed concepts. 

Carbon Capture and Storage Commercialisation Study

OPC analysed the commercial suitability of a gas field for carbon capture and storage (CCS)

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