LUX Assure

LUX Assure Makes Key Appointment For Growth

Press Release   •   Oct 12, 2010 09:03 BST

LUX Assure, a research and development company specialising in chemical monitoring technologies for the oil and gas industry, has appointed Professor Max Rowe as an advisor as part of a continuing growth strategy.


Professor Rowe, who is based in Aberdeen, has over 22 years experience in the oil and gas industry where he worked for a major Operator in a variety of roles, including technology management, quality management, commercial management, strategic planning, acquisitions and economics. He is Chairman of the Industrial Technology Facilitator (ITF) and holds an Honorary Chair in the College of Physical Sciences at Aberdeen University.


Professor Rowe is Managing Director of his own consulting company – Selkie Solutions Ltd which works at the interfaces between business and technology primarily for the energy industry.  Of particular benefit to LUX Assure will be his experience of successfully introducing and deploying new technologies in the oil and gas industry.


Emma Perfect, Managing Director and Chief Scientific Officer at LUX Assure said: “Max will be a great addition to the team at LUX and his vast experience in the oil and gas industry will be invaluable to the company as we continue to commercialise our technologies in this sector.”


Professor Rowe added: “I am thrilled to be joining the team at LUX Assure. They have an exciting range of technologies and l am very much looking forward to the challenges involved in contributing to the growth and success of the business.”


LUX Assure recently attended the Offshore North Sea 2010 (ONS) for the first time in August and was the only Scottish firm invited to present at a ‘tracer technology’ workshop organised by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) in Tunis, Tunisia, in June.

LUX Assure specialises in developing robust, highly sensitive and simple to use chemical monitoring solutions for the oil and gas industry. The technologies are suitable for both offshore and onshore use and for applications in production, processing, transportation and storage.

LUX Assure is a division of LUX Innovate Ltd, a privately owned and funded company, established in 2001 in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.


Issued on behalf of LUX Assure by thinkPR. For further information contact James Matheson on 01224 623960 or email

Picture caption (L-R): Professor Max Rowe and Emma Perfect, LUX Assure.



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