UOP Thomas Russell Genius Poster

Thomas Russell – Gas Industry Pioneer

Tom Russell is the founder of Thomas Russell Co., a company that Honeywell’s UOP purchased a majority stake of in 2012. With a long legacy of leadership in oil and gas processing, he has served the industry since he graduated from the University of Tulsa in 1957 with a bachelor’s in chemical engineering. In 1972, Russell founded his first company, T.H. Russell Co., which made processing equipment for oil and gas explorers. In 2004, he formed Thomas Russell Co., where his pre-engineered modular designs have been groundbreaking in gas liquid recovery plant design.