Consultancy Services

Since its inception Semfa has undertaken a number of consultancy projects with high profile companies in various parts of the world covering a number of different markets and product technologies. This clearly shows the depth and wealth of experience within Semfa and its associates and partners.

NEW :  Semfa is working with partners to develop project finance opportunities in Russia and the Caspian. More details will be forthcoming in the very near future.

Tailored assignments and projects have included the following areas:- Semfa Consultancy

  • Market research and competitor evaluation 
  • Market entry strategies and partner relationship development 
  • Business development 
  • Contract negotiations 
  • Local market manufacturing , control and licencing 
  • Local standards approvals 
  • In- market restructuring and refocussing 
  • Troubleshooting and conflict resolution 
  • Investigation of trading opportunities 
  • Local market approvals and logistic / legal reviews 
  • Special assignments with specific objectives and focus

Led from the UK by Michael Pruchnie, Semfa lead consultant, the team that would be involved depends upon the nature of the consultancy project, the market location, industry sector and other key factors. Key consultancy partners are based in Wales and England in addition to Moscow, Almaty ( Kazakhstan), Istanbul (Turkey ) and Minsk ( Belarus) all of whom have long term experience in successful consultancy projects and a large network of key business contacts and relationships.

Some of our Past Projects and Clients

Some of the past project clients and partners include the following companies and markets:-

  • Force Technology ( Middle East) : Advanced inspection technology for oil and gas assets (on and off shore), Drone inspection technology and In-service inspection of ammonia storage tanks
  • AminoA Biostimulants Limited: Growth stimulants for the agricultural sector 
  • Delton Aviation Limited : Development of the Avgas 100 LL market sector 
  • US Chemicals and Plastics : Automotive products and systems in the Middle East and Far East 
  • Volstatic Limited : Power coating equipment 
  • Applus RTD Middle East : Inspection technologies market entry into Russia and the CIS 
  • SGS Inspection Services Middle East : Inspection technologies market entry into Russia and the Caspian region 
  • CECA Oil Field Chemicals : Oil field production chemicals : Russia 
  • Velocys PLC. : GTL development in Russia and the Caspian 
  • Advantica : Swagelining pipeline rehabilitation : Russia
  • GPS PE Pipeline systems : PE pipelines for oil and gas applications : Russia
  • Adler and Allen Limited : Environmental solutions, Malta and various countries.
  • Indestructible Paints and Coatings : Aviation and other high technology paints and coatings various countries

Consultancy News

Engine on-wing support, shop visit management with AD

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In cooperation with qualified consultants who are well -qualified powerplant engineer, Semfa are launching its consultancy services aimed at improvements for engine condition monitoring and MCPH agreements. Taking advantage of the aerospace concentration in Wales, Semfa will initiate its package to the Welsh aerospace industry as well as other potential clients in the UK within the next months. This will also build on the global connections developed as part of the Avgas 100 project in connection with Delton Aviation.

Atmospheric Water Generation

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Building on its overseas market development activities in atmospheric water generation, Semfa has launched a specific consultancy service (under its AquaAeri brand) aimed at companies, organizations, and groups who are environmentally focussed and aware and who are seeking proven technological solutions  of atmospheric water generation for offices, restaurants, hotels, glamping sites and other areas. As part of a plastic-free, pure water delivery project, this consultancy will develop awareness of realistic water delivery options for consumers.  Initially focussing on Wales, the team will expand its activities to the rest of the United Kingdom within the next few months.

Dr. Paul Schubert joining the team

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Semfa is proud to announce that Dr Paul Schubert has agreed to joining the team as non-executive director.


Paul’s great technical and practical experience will be vital to the growth of the technical consultancy part of Semfa and to that of its partners.


Paul has an extensive background in the oil, gas, chemical and renewables industry and a proven track record in commercial project development and technology commercialization, and new technology development.


Paul has extensive experience in natural gas, landfill gas, and biomass to diesel fuel, jet fuel, and waxes. Furthermore, he has a proven track record in catalyst development and commercialization including fluid catalytic cracking, dimerization, polymerization, sulphur recovery, and disproportionation.

Expansion of Specialist Team in Germany

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Semfa is proud to announce the expansion of the specialist team based in Germany focussing upon advanced technological solutions for the oil, gas and municipal waste sectors as well as expanding connections in new market sectors in Georgia, Azerbaijan and other surrounding countries. Dr Harald Niedermeyer and Galina Ebner, based in Berlin, have great experience in these areas as well as access to project finance where German technology and equipment is a significant part of the project. They significantly strengthen Semfa and are already working on a number of potential project within the Semfa area.

Semfa appoints Michael Rye as a strategic advisor to the Belarussian market

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As part of its expansion and strengthening strategy, Semfa International Limited announces the appointment of the Michael Rye as a strategic advisor to the company and its partners. 

Michael brings with him a number of years of successful experience in successful international business development in the cinematic and industrial world. Michael is currently the honorary consul to Belarus, a role that he has had for a number of years and brings with him a wealth of market specific connections and experience

Semfa Business Expansion Developments

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As part of a significant expansion of the team and refocusing of the company the Michael Pruchnie has been appointed Lead Consultant and global business development manager for specialist projects in the oil, gas, water and environmental services market.

In the coming weeks new appointments will be announced as well as new country partners around key focus geographical area.

The company is also developing a training partnership in Wales to support its new activities in the provision of  training programs for various high profile national oil companies. This will be in partnership with leading technology companies in Europe as well and is part of a new exciting development of the company.   

Translation Services

International business success is not only related to product/service quality and competitiveness and personal relationships , it also is related to accuracy of translations and agreements .

Semfa strongly believes that translations are a key part on this success and as such highly recommend Yelena McCafferty of Talk Russian as a reliable , accurate and competitive partner to work with.


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About Our Company

Founded in 1986 Semfa International Limited has developed a strong reputation for excellence in delivering advanced solutions to meet the highest of client requirements globally.

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  • Address:15 St Andrew's Crescent, Cardiff, CF10 3DB, United Kingdom

  • Phone:‎+44 29 2048 9897

  • Email: [email protected]