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CP Geo-Services Ltd and CP Geo-Services have undertaken a significant number of assignments on extensive international projects, which include the following (latest project first in list; list reverse sequential):  

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  • 2Africa North and 2Africa Med Connect Cable Systems, Mediterranean Seas.  Offshore Marine Purchasers’ Representative supervising shallow and deep water survey operations, shallow geotechnical operations (CPT, gravity coring).  Client - 2Africa Consortium.  Supplier - ASN.  Contractor - Elettra Tlc SpA (Italy), vessel - M/V Urbano Monti (June 2020 – ongoing)
  • Energinet Thor Windfarm Development Project, regional geological assessment, deep CPTU programme, Denmark.  Offshore Client Representative supervising 250 kN CPT operations; CPTU and seismic SCPTUs.  Client Energinet/Intertek.  Contractor GEO (Denmark), vessel M/V Wilson Adriatic (May - June 2020)
  • NF-19 2DHR, Analogue and Environmental Baseline Study, North Field, Qatar. Offshore Client Representative supervising survey operations.  Client Qatar Shell Service Company WLL.  Contractor Fugro Middle East (UAE), vessel M/V Fugro Proteus (February - March 2020)
  • Qatar Shell GTL.  Offshore Client Representative supervising pipeline inspection operations (geophysical, ROV, CP measurement); HSSE compliance monitoring.  Contractor Fugro Peninsula Services Co.  Vessel M/V FS 106 (November-December 2019)
  • ExxonMobil Production Company/Exxon Neftegas Ltd.  2DHR site surveys, pipeline route and annual inspection programme, Sakhalin, Russian Federation.  Lead QC supervising geophysical, geotechnical, metocean deployment/recovery and ROV operations, HSSE compliance monitoring.  Contractor Romona Inc, vessel M/V Ivan Kireev (May – September 2019)
  • Shell UK Ltd., Brent North North anchor conditions survey (211/29) and Arran rig site and pipeline route survey (23/16b) operations (2DHR and analogue), UKCS, North Sea.  Lead QC Offshore Representative supervising geophysical and environmental survey works, HSSE compliance and monitoring.  Client Shell UK Ltd.  Contractor Gardline Ltd., vessel M/V Kommandor (April 2019) 
  • IFA2 HVDC Pre-Installation Ancillary Operations, France to UK. Employer’s Offshore Representative supervising route clearance, cable and boulder removal, pre-lay grapnel run, mattress lay operations, general visual inspection (ROV) and survey works.  Client IFA2 Consortium, Red Penguin Associates Ltd.  Contractor Prysmian/Next Geosolutions. Vessel MV Ievoli Ivory (February – March 2019)
  • Qatar Shell Service W.L.L, North Field, State of Qatar.  Offshore Client Representative supervising shallow and deep geotechnical operations (WISON downhole pCPT. Wireline Push – WIP - and Rotary coring) for NF18 Appraisal Well.  Client Qatar Shell.  Contractor Fugro Peninsula Qatar, vessel M/V Fugro Adventurer (January 2019)
  • Havhingsten Cable System, UK to Ireland.  Purchasers’ Representative supervising inshore survey operations, Blackpool, United Kingdom.  Client Edge Network Services Ltd/Red Penguin Associates Ltd.  Contractor Fugro Germany Marine GmbH/Alcatel Submarine Networks, vessel CTV Anemoi (December 2018)
  • Greenlink HVDC, UK to Ireland.  Offshore Client Representative supervising analogue cable route survey, UXO and environmental assessment operations.  Client Intertek/Element Power.  Contractor MMT (Sweden), vessel M/V Franklin (September - October 2018)
  • NF-18 2DHR, Analogue and Environmental Baseline Study, North Field, Qatar. Offshore Client Representative supervising survey operations.  Client Qatar Shell Service Company WLL.  Contractor Fugro Middle East (UAE), vessel M/V Fugro Proteus (August - September 2018)
  • Jupiter Tecommunications cable route survey, USA to Japan.  Offshore Purchasers’ Representative supervising survey operations and route optimisation for trans-Pacific cable system.  Client NTT Communications and system consortium.  Contractor TE SubCom/EGS Ltd, vessel R/V Geo Resolution (June - August 2018)
  •  Spirit Energy, Pegasus Pipeline Route Survey, Blocks 43/13b to 44/12 Southern North Sea.  Offshore Geophysical, geotechnical and environmental survey operations.  Offshore Client Representative supervising contractor.  Client Spirit Energy.  Contractor Gardline Limited, vessel M/V Ocean Reliance (April- May 2018)
  • Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), Offshore geophysical, UXO environmental and geotechnical survey operations, LT17 and LT68 HVAC cable route survey operations Orkney and Orkney to Scottish Mainland.  Offshore Client Representative supervising contractor, and cable route engineer.  Client Cathie Associates/Xodus/SSEN.  Contractor MMT (Sweden), vessel M/V Stril Explorer (February - March 2018)
  • Aquind Ltd, Nearshore hydrographic and geophysical survey operations for planned HVDC cable crossings UK to France, English Channel.  Offshore Client Representative supervising contractor.  Client WSP/East Point Geo Ltd/Hydro Projects Ltd. Contractor MMT (Sweden), vessel M/V Seabeam (October to December 2017)
  • Perenco UK Ltd., Nearshore Pipeline Inspection Programme 2017, Southern North Sea.  Client PUK, Contractor GEOxyz bvba, vessel M/V Geosurveyor VI (October 2017)
  • Danish Kriegers Flak Offshore Windfarm.  2DUHR and MBES acquisition for proposed development.  Slanted streamer operations. Client, Vattenfall AS,  Contractor Fugro GmbH, vessel M/V Fugro Helmert (August-September 2017)
  • INELFE Biscay Gulf Western Interconnector, HVDC cable route survey.  Geotechnical Sample Testing Scheduling and Review. Client, Red Penguin Associates  Ltd./INELFE (July - August 2017)
  • INELFE Biscay Gulf Western Interconnector, HVDC cable route survey.  UXO and geotechnical (Vibrocore, pCPT) Technical QC Offshore Representative. Client, Red Penguin Associates  Ltd./INELFE.  Vessel M/V Olympic Delta (June - July 2017)
  • Ca Voi Xanh (Blue Whale) Shelf Pipeline Geophysical and Platform 2D-UHR Survey Project.  Lead Technical QC Offshore Representative.  Client, ExxonMobil Development Company, ExxonMobil Production Company, ExxonMobil Exploration Production Vietnam Ltd, RPS Energy USA Inc.  Offshore Da Nang, Vietnam.  Vessel M/V Ivan Kireev (March - June 2017)
  • INELFE Biscay Gulf Western Interconnector, HVDC cable route survey.  Technical Report review and assessment.  Client, Red Penguin Associates Ltd./INELFE (January 2017)
  •  Walney Extension Crossing Works, Phase 1.  Wind Farm Development, Irish Sea.  Export Cable crossing rock placement operations' supervision (3rd Party Asset Risk Management). Vessel, Dynamic Positioned Fall Pipe Vessel (DPFV) Rockpiper, Contractor VBMS/Boskalis for DONG Energy.  Client, Blue Transmission Walney 2 Ltd/ Arup /Red Penguin Associates (January 2017)
  • INELFE Biscay Gulf Western Interconnector, HVDC cable route survey.  QC/Client Representative supervising hydrographic and geophysical data acquisition, interpretation and route engineering assessment between France and Spain.  Contractor MMT (Sweden), vessel M/V Franklin.  Client, Red Penguin Associates Ltd./INELFE (September-November 2016)
  • Haisborough Sands (UKCS) geophysical survey operations for planned aggregate extraction, environmental habitat assessment.  QC/Client Representative supervising subcontractor operations.  Contractor GEOxyz bvba, vessel M/V GeoOcean II.  Client, Perenco UK Ltd, (August-September 2016)
  • Ravenspurn North ST2 and ST3 geophysical site survey operations; debris survey, 2DHR digital acquisition (UKCS).  QC/Client Representative supervising subcontractor operations.  Contractor GEOxyz bvba, vessel M/V GeoOcean II.  Client Perenco UK Ltd, (August 2016)
  • Nemo HVDC Interconnector (Belgium to United Kingdom) pre-installation geophysical and UXO survey operations (Belgium, UK).  QC/Client Representative supervising subcontractor operations.  Contractor Gardline/Titan Environmental Surveys Ltd; Vessels SV Titan EndeavourSV Titan Discovery.  Client, DeepOcean (UK)/LR Senergy (UK), (June-July 2016)

  • Exxon Neftegas Ltd Subsea  Infrastructure Inspection Survey Programme 2016 (Sakhalin, Russian Federation).  Lead QC/Client Representative supervising hydrographic and geophysical inspection works for existing and planned infrastructure; Orlan Platform and pipelines, Arkutun-Dagi Berkut GBS and pipelines, Tatar Strait pipeline, De-Kastri export pipeline and SPM.  Contractor Romona Inc.; vessel R/V Ivan Kireev.  Client, ExxonMobil/Exxon Neftegas Limited/Geocon Neftegas Services Limited, Russian Federation (May to June 2106)
  • Western Link HVDC Cable Project.  Client Representative supervising route clearance, PLGR and cable burial installation, Irish Sea; vessel AHST Go Pegasus. Contractor Prysmian PowerLink/DeepOcean.  Client, Western Link (National Grid/ScottishPower Transmission)/Red Penguin Associates Ltd (February-April 2016)

  • De-Kastri Metocean Instrumentation Installation Programme.  Exxon Neftegas Ltd, Russian Far East LNG Development.  Lead QC/Client Representative and HSE Representative supervising seabed installation of ADCPs and Ice Profiling Sonar arrays; water sampling and oceanographic profiling.  Contractor Romona Inc.; vessel R/V Ivan Kireev.  Client, Exxon Neftegas Limited/Geocon Neftegas Services Limited, Russian Federation (November to December 2015)

  • Orlan Berm Protection Project.  Offshore Client Representative supervising block placement and ROV based block chaining operations, Orlan Platform, Sakhalin Island, Russian Federation.  Contractor Jan de Nul; vessel FPV Joseph Plateau.  Client, Exxon Neftegas Limited (ENL). (October to November 2015)

  • Sulawesi Maluku Papua Cable Route Survey (SMPCS2).  Cable Route Engineer responsible for supervising shallow and deep water survey acquisition and route optimisation.  Contractor Fugro Survey Ltd. Pte Singapore; vessel M/V Fugro Supporter.  Client, Alcatel-Lucent (ASN) Greenwich.  (August to September 2015)

  • Atlantic Super Connection Project, UK to Iceland HVDC cable route survey.  Lead Technical QC/Client Representative/Route Engineer offshore.  Supervising data collection and appraisal, route optimisation and burial feasibility assessment.  Contractor MMT (Sweden) AS; vessel M/V Stril Explorer.  Client, Atlantic Super Connection Corporation LLP, Red Penguin Associates Ltd. (June to July 2015)

  • National Grid International Ltd UK/Elia Asset SA (Belgium), Nemo Link HVDC power cable project, Belgium to United Kingdom.  Technical review of installation contractor proposals and burial plans, cable/pipeline crossing and proximity agreement review and progression for Client.  Client, National Grid/Elia, Red Penguin Associates Ltd.  (January to February 2015)

  • Exxon-Mobil-Rosneft, Russian Far East LNG Project (Sakhalin, Russian Federation).  Lead QC/Client Representative supervising hydrographic (with Met-Ocean equipment deployment), geophysical and seabed sampling survey operations for planned coastal infrastructure development.  Contractor Romona Inc.; vessel R/V Ivan Kireev.  Client, Exxon-Mobil-Rosneft/Exxon Neftegas Limited/Geocon Neftegas Services Limited, Russian Federation (September to November 2014)

  • Guernsey Electricity Ltd, Channel Islands, UK.  Guernsey - Jersey No. 3 Cable System; Client Representative supervising geophysical, hydrographic and UXO survey operations.  Contractor, G-tec s.a.; vessel R/V Faraday.  Client, Guernsey Electricity Ltd, Pelagian Ltd (September 2014)

  • Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), USA.  Offshore Wind Submarine Cable Spacing Guidance.  Specialist advisor on Cable Routeing and Principal Technical Drafter. Client, Red Penguin Associates Ltd. (August 2014)

  • Exxon Neftegas Subsea Inspection Survey Programme 2014 (Sakhalin, Russian Federation).  Lead QC/Client Representative supervising hydrographic, geophysical and ROV inspection works for existing and planned infrastructure; Orlan Platform and pipelines, Arkutun-Dagi Berkut GBS and pipelines, Tatar Strait pipeline.  Contractor Romona Inc.; vessel R/V Ivan Kireev.  Client, ExxonMobil/Exxon Neftegas Limited/Geocon Neftegas Services Limited, Russian Federation (May-July 2014)

  • BT Highlands & Islands Fibre Optic Cable System, Scotland, UK.  QC/Client Representative supervising pre-installation survey operations.  Contractor Osiris Projects Ltd, vessels M/V Lia and M/V Proteus.  Client, Global Marine Systems Ltd/SWS Ltd (January – April 2014)

  • Jackdaw Development Project (Block 30/2a UKCS). QC/Client Representative supervising analogue, 2DHR and 2D UHR digital, geotechnical and environmental survey operations.  Contractor Gardline Geosciences Ltd; vessel M/V Ocean Reliance.  Client, BG International/Senergy Ltd/SWS Ltd (September - October 2013)

  • Exxon Neftegas Subsea Inspection Survey Programme 2013 (Sakhalin, Russian Federation).  Lead QC/Client Representative supervising hydrographic, geophysical and ROV inspection works for existing and planned infrastructure; Orlan Platform and pipelines, Arkutun-Dagi Berkut GBS and pipelines, Tatar Strait pipeline.  Contractor Romona Inc.; vessel R/V Ivan Kireev.  Client, ExxonMobil/Exxon Neftegas Limited/Geocon Neftegas Services Limited, Russian Federation (May-July 2013)

  • Race Bank and Docking Shoal Meteorological Mast Decommissioning Surveys, North Sea, UK.  Client Representative during offshore survey operations.  Contractor Osiris Projects Ltd, UK, vessel M/V Chartwell.  Client Centrica Renewable Energy Ltd (CREL), RES/RPS.  (April 2013)

  • Recommended Marine Conservation Zone survey operations, Lot 2 - Whitsand Bay to Looe Bay, South Coast, Cornwall, UK.  Client Representative during EM3002 multibeam echo sounder bathymetry and acoustic backscatter operations for habitat delineation and classification.  Contractor - Titan Environmental Surveys, vessels - M/V Titan Endeavour and Explorer.  Client Cefas/Defra, Lowestoft, UK/Hydro Projects.  (January-March 2013)

  • NorNed Power Cable remedial burial.  Client Representative acting as Marine Warranty Surveyor during re-burial of HVDC cable using Mass Flow Excavation techniques and cable depth of burial trials using Pangeo Sub-Bottom Imager System, Northern Netherlands.  Contractor Van Oord Offshore BV, vessel TSHD Utrecht.  Client RPA/MWaves Limited for TenneT TSO BV.  (November-December 2012)

  • Celtic Array Wind Farm Project, North Wales, UK.  Client Representative supervising inshore hydrographic and geophysical survey operations for proposed export cable route options to Island of Anglesey.  Contractor EGS International, vessel M/V Otarie.  Client Centrica Renewable Energy Limited (CREL)/RES Offshore/RPS Energy (September – October 2012)

  • Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm Project, North Wales, UK.  Client Representative supervising scour filter rock placement operations for wind turbine installation.  Contractor Tideway B.V.; vessel DPFPV Rollingstone.  Client RWE/ Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm Limited (September 2012)

  • Exxon Neftegas Subsea Inspection Geophysical Surveys (Sakhalin, Russian Federation).  Client Representative supervising hydrographic, geophysical and ROV inspection works for existing and planned infrastructure; Orlan Platform, Arkutun-Dagi, Tatar Strait Pipeline.  Contractor Romona Inc.; vessel R/V Ivan Kireev.  Client, ExxonMobil/Exxon Neftegas Limited/Geocon Neftegas Services Limited, Russian Federation (June, July 2012)

  • Southeast Development Area Regional Geotechnical Investigation (Irish Sea).  Round 3 Wind Farm geotechnical study.  Client Representative supervising shallow and deep API (Wison/WIP/FMCB) and Geobor S and PQ drilling operations with downhole PCPTs and geophysical downhole logging.  Contractor, Fugro Geoconsulting; vessel M/V Normand Mermaid.  Client, Centrica Energy Renewable Investments Limited (CERI)/RPS Energy (April, May 2012)

  • Musandam Gas Plant Project Offshore Pipeline Feed Services, Oman and UAE pipeline route and geotechnical with geochemical/environmental seabed sampling survey operations.  Client Representative supervising nearshore and offshore survey and seabed sampling works; project specification review, landing site assessment.  Contractor Horizon Survey Company (FZC), vessels HS2 and M/V Zakher Crown.  Client JP Kenny UAE for Oman Oil Company E&P LLC (January, February 2012)

  • Stella Field Development pipeline route surveys, UKCS 30/6a, 22/27a and 22/30c.  Hurricane debris survey, UKCS, 29/10a.  Client Representative supervising analogue survey operations.  Contractor GEMS Survey Ltd, vessel M/V Kommandor Jack.  Client, Calecore Ltd for RPS/Ithaca (November 2011)

  • East West Interconnector Project, Ireland to North Wales.  Client Representative supervising HVDC cable burial using T750 jetting and i-Trencher ROVs; pre-lay, pre-trench and post-trench survey operations.  Contractor, Canyon Offshore Ltd.  Vessel M/V Island Pioneer, Client, ABB AS High Voltage Cables (September – October 2011)

  • Race Bank Wind Farm Development, Export Corridor Option Desk Top Study, UKCS.  Research, analysis and reporting for export cable corridor options.  Client, RPS Energy/Centrica (August 2011)

  • Hornsea Windfarm Project, UKCS.  Report and chart QC for planned windfarm cable route installation.  Client, RPS Energy/SmartWind (July 2011)

  • Castor Underground Gas Storage Development Project, Southern Spain.  Client Representative during pre-installation survey works.  Contractor, Saipem Mediterranean Services.  Client, JP Kenny UK (July 2011)

  • BritNed Interconnector HVDC Cable System, UK/NL CS.  Client Representative during Mass Flow Excavation cable burial operations onboard M/VOlympic Zeus and M/V Stril Explorer.  Contractor MMT/Rotech.  Client, ABB AS (January – June 2011)

  • Silphium Optic Fibre Cable System, Libya (Darnah) to Greece (Crete).  Senior Cable Route Engineer.  Supervising survey operations and responsible for overall route design and cable route engineering.  Onboard R/V Odin Finder.  Contractor G.A.S. (Italy).  Client, Huawei Marine Networks, China.  (November – December 2010)

  • East West Interconnector Project, Ireland and UK CS.  Client Representative supervising nearshore (Ireland) diver geotechnical investigations (October 2010).  Contractor ADCO.  Client, ABB AB High Voltage Cables

  • BritNed Interconnector Cable System, UK/NL CS.  Client Representative supervising cable depth of burial survey operations using TSS350 and TSS440 ROV mounted systems onboard M/V Union Beaver (September - October 2010).  Contractor GMSL/Neptune Surveys.  Client, ABB AS

  • BritNed Interconnector Cable System, UK/NL CS.  Client Representative supervising cable burial operations in Inter-Tidal-Zone, Isle of Grain using pontoons and excavators, also supervising cable cutting operations and trial deployment operations of cable from Fetsy.L in shallow waters (June-July 2010).  Contractor Visser & Smit Hanab.  Client, ABB AS

  • BritNed Interconnector Cable System, NLCS and UKCS.  Client Representative on DPFPV Seahorse during pre-lay and post-lay rock placement operations (June 2010).  Review of UXO survey data for planned construction activities.  Contractor Tideway bv/Deeprock.  Client, ABB AS

  • MainOne cable system, Portugal.  Purchaser’s Representative during PLSE cable repair operations (May - June 2010).  Onboard T/S Sucar Doce; Contractor TE SubCom.  Clients, Pioneer Consulting (UK) and Main Street Technologies (Nigeria)

  • EIG cable system, Libya.  Purchasers’ Representative during shallow water survey operations (March - April 2010). Contractor ALSN/GRS; Clients, EIG Consortium (Cable&Wireless, BT, Verizon Business)

  • EIG cable system, Malta.  Purchasers’ Representative during cable loading and unloading operations, C/S Ile de Brehat (March 2010).  Contractor ALSN.  Clients, EIG Consortium (Cable&Wireless, BT, Verizon Business)

  • BritNed Interconnector Campaign 1 and 2 and NordE.ON 1 Campaign 1 and 2 HVDC cable lay support operations, UKCS, NLCS and German waters.  Client Representative onboard M/V Atlantic Guardian during ROV touch down monitoring and cable burial (as-trenched) survey operations (TSS 350, TSS 440, Innovatum), ROV inspection and J-tube cover removal at Borwin Alpha Platform and Pre Lay Grapnel Run and Route Clearance Operations.  Contractor GMSL.  Client, ABB AS.  (September 2009 – February 2010)

  • Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm, UKCS.  Client Representative onboard M/V Polar Prince during pre-installation cable crossing ROV survey operations (TSS 440, TSS 350) (August 2009), Clients, Airtricity (Scottish and Southern Electricity/Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm Limited/Metoc Ltd)

  • EIG cable system, UKCS.  Purchasers’ Representative onboard C/S IT Interceptor.  Post Lay Burial and Inspection using Modus CT2 ROV.  Responsible for overseeing system supplier and sub-contractor in cable burial operations (July 2009) Clients, EIG Consortium (Cable&Wireless, BT, Verizon Business)

  • Geo-Survey and Geotechnical Standards Review for Maersk Oil Qatar; review of documentation and procedures for geophysical and geotechnical operations (shallow coring, CPT and boreholes) to latest industry standards.  Client, Maersk Oil Qatar/South West Surveys (February 2009)

  • MainOne cable system, Portugal to Nigeria.  Purchasers’ Representative onboard M/V Sezoes and M/V Kommandor Jack during shallow and deep water hydrographic, geophysical and geotechnical survey operations.  Responsible for overseeing survey and route engineering design, approval of routing options and cable type selection (January - May 2009).  Clients, Pioneer Consulting (UK) and Main Street Technologies (Nigeria)

  • EIG cable system, Monaco.  Purchasers’ Representative during nearshore and inshore hydrographic and geophysical survey works.  Responsible for overseeing contractor’s operations including diver swim survey operations (December 2008).  Client, Verizon Business (UK)

  • UNITY cable system, Japan to USA.  Purchasers’ Representative onboard F/V Aquila during geotechnical and deep water bathymetry surveys.  Responsible for overseeing survey and route engineering design, approval of routing options and cable type selection (September - November 2008).  Client, Pacnet (USA)

  • SSE HVDC Shetland to Mainland Scotland.  Senior Cable Route Engineer and Purchaser’s Representative onboard M/V Franklin during geophysical and geotechnical survey for planned HVDC cable (June - July 2008).  Client, Scottish and Southern Energy (UK)

  • DANICE cable system, Iceland to Denmark.  Senior Cable Route Engineer and Purchaser’s Representative onboard M/V Geograph during geophysical and geotechnical survey for planned cable installation (March - July 2008).  Client, Farice (Iceland)

  • DANICE cable system, Iceland to Denmark.  Senior Cable Route Engineer and Purchaser’s Representative onboard M/V Geosund during geophysical and geotechnical survey for planned cable installation (January-February 2008).  Client, Farice (Iceland)

  • DANICE cable system, Iceland to Denmark.  Cable route study, scope of work review, technical consultancy for Purchasers (December 2007).  Client, Farice (Iceland)

  • ACS Spandex cable system, Alaska to Oregon, USA.  Offshore Representative and Senior Cable Route Engineer on R/V El Puma.  Responsible for contractor supervision and client liaison (October - November 2007).  Client, Tyco Telecommunications (USA)

  • Annual Survey Below Water 2007.  Offshore Representative supervising ROV inspection of structures and subsea assets.  Responsible for contractor supervision, offshore permitting, data QC.  M/V Highland Eagle (September 2007).  Client, Maersk Oile og Gas AS (Denmark)

  • EURICE cable system.  Technical and commercial proposal preparation (August 2007).  Client, MPD International (Ireland)

  • TPE cable system, China, Taiwan, Korea, USA.  Purchasers’ Representative on M/V Pacific Navigator during burial assessment survey operations (MCPT).  Responsible for burial assessment reporting to Purchasers, contractor supervision (June – July 2007). Client, Verizon Business (UK)

  • FARICE cable system.  Iceland to Faroes and UK.  Cable route study, risk assessment and survey specification design (May 2007).  Client, Farice (Iceland)

  • Dutch Sector North Sea.  Offshore Representative on M/V Sea Profiler supervising geophysical 2D digital high resolution regional surveys and site surveys with additional analogue pipeline route surveys, Blocks B/13, A/18, A/12 NLCS (April – May 2007).  Client, Chevron E&P Netherlands B.V. (Holland)

  • Technical planner, rock coring and PCPT geotechnical operations for Pluto pipeline project, north west shelf (Australia) (January - March 2007).  Client, Woodside Energy Limited, Western Australia (Perth)

  • Offshore Representative on M/V Lady Christine supervising geotechnical operations for planned Pluto and Western Flank Gas pipeline projects, north west shelf (Australia) (November – December 2006).  Client, Woodside Energy Limited, Western Australia (Perth)

  • Lewis to mainland Scotland power cable route study.  Route assessment and design study (November 2006).  Client, Scottish and Southern Energy Plc (UK)

  • BBL/Gasunie Pipeline, Netherlands to UK, pipeline burial operations (ploughing with Saipem’s PL2 on vessel Far Sovereign).  Offshore BBL Representative.  Responsible for burial depth and pipeline loading QC and contractor supervision (September - October 2006).  Clients, BBL/Gasunie consortium

  • BBL/Gasunie Pipeline, Netherlands to UK, pipeline installation support operations (Grampian Surveyor).  Pre-lay survey, touch down monitoring, post-lay survey, ROV inspection works.  Offshore BBL Representative.  QC and contractor supervision (July – August 2006).  Clients, BBL/Gasunie consortium

  • BBL/Gasunie Pipeline, Netherlands to UK, pre-lay dredging operations (tshd Oranje).  Offshore BBL Representative during Saipem/Sonsub/Boskalis dredging works.  QC and contractor supervision (May - June 2006).  Clients, BBL/Gasunie consortium

  • BBL/Gasunie Pipeline, Netherlands to UK, pre-installation survey (Multraship Commander).  Offshore BBL Representative during Saipem/Sonsub survey works.  QC and contractor supervision (April - May 2006).  Clients, BBL/Gasunie consortium

  • BBL/Gasunie Pipeline, Netherlands to UK, environmental survey for Sabellaria Spinulosa reefs.  Offshore BBL Representative supervising programme of works (March – April 2006).  Clients,  BBL/Gasunie consortium

  • Middle Caribbean Network and Southern Caribbean Fiber Cable Systems. Cable Route Studies, including route design and route engineering (November 2005 - February 2006).  Client, Alcatel Submarine Networks (UK)

  • Cable Route Study for planned power cables in Shetland and Orkney (December 2005).  Client, Scottish and Southern Energy/Briggs Marine (UK)

  • Jakasusi Cable System, Indonesia.  Cable Route Study, including route design and route engineering (November 2005).  Client, Alcatel Submarine Networks (UK)

  • West Shmidt and Sakhalin-V Field Project, Sakhalin, Russia.  Offshore Representative during geophysical and geotechnical site surveys (HR digital, analogue, vibrocoring programme).  QC and contractor supervision, compliance analysis (September - October 2005).  Clients, ZAO Elvary Neftegaz/BP Exploration (Russia, UK)

  • OAG Pipeline Project, UAE.  Offshore Representative.  Geophysical, geotechnical and ROV inspection operations.  Responsible for QC and contractor supervision, compliance analysis. (July - August 2005).  Clients, Fluor Limited/Geocon (UK)

  • Falcon Phase 2 Cable System, Bahrain/Qatar.  Offshore Representative and Cable Route Engineer.  Responsible for route design and engineering, contract management and compliance analysis. (May – July 2005).  Client, Alcatel Submarine Networks (UK)

  • Wintershall and Total E&P Pipeline Inspection Program, Dutch Sector, North Sea.  Senior geophysicist during sonar inspection of pipelines.  Responsible for interpretation and reporting. (March – April 2005).  Client, Oceanteam BV (Holland)

  • Global Caribbean Network One cable system.  Responsible for pre-survey cable route study including route engineering design and hazard evaluation (December 2004 – February 2005).  Client, Alcatel Submarine Networks (UK)

  • Offshore Manager for planned pipeline installation survey Caspian Sea, Kazakhstan.  Project planning and supervision of geo-engineering and geotechnical programme in coastal environment (September - November 2004).  Clients, MSS/Saipem/AGIP KCO (Italy, Russia)

  • Med-Link cable system, France to Algeria.  Offshore Representative and Cable Route Engineer.  Responsible for route design and engineering, contract management and compliance analysis (August - September 2004).  Client, Alcatel Submarine Networks (UK)

  • Geophysicist for Balmoral and Tiffany Fields sonar and ROV pipeline inspection programme.  Data acquisition, interpretation and reporting (July 2004).  Client, Andrews Survey Ltd (UK)

  • Sea-Me-We 4 cable system, Singapore to Suez.  Purchasers' Representative offshore supervising pre-installation deepwater survey works.  Route design and engineering, contract management and compliance analysis.  (April - June 2004).  Client, Verizon Business (UK)

  • Presentation on behalf of Qatar Petroleum Development Co. Ltd (Japan) to the Supreme Council for the Environment and Natural Reserves, Qatar.  Environmental Impact Assessment for Al Karkara Field development, North Field, Qatar (December 2003).  Client, Fugro Survey (Middle East) Limited (UAE)

  • Geophysical debris clearance surveys, Al Shaheen Field, offshore Qatar for Hyundai Heavy Industries Limited/Maersk Oil.  Geophysicist, interpretation and report writing (November - December 2003). Client, Fugro Survey (Middle East) Limited (UAE)

  • Client Representative during offshore geotechnical works (PCPT's and deep boreholes) for artificial island construction and protection, Caspian Sea, Kazakhstan.  Responsible for geo-survey QC/QA and contractor appraisal (September - October 2003).  Client, AGIP KCO (Kazakhstan)

  • Loch Broom wind farm cable project, Scotland.  Geological and geotechnical assessment of marine route options (September 2003).  Client, Briggs Marine Ltd (UK)

  • TTM Pipeline Project, Gulf of Thailand.  Pipeline Route Engineer, route design and optimisation, offshore Client Representative, geo-survey QC/QA (July - August 2003).  Client, Saipem Asia Sdn. Bhd (Thailand)

  • Analysis of hydrocarbon content in soils during brown-field remedial civil engineering operations (June 2003).  Client, John Grimes Partnership Ltd (UK)

  • GWEN (Greece Western Europe Network) cable system, Italy (Bari) to Corfu (Greece).  Senior Cable Route Engineer.  Route optimisation, survey supervision, cable route engineering design (March to May 2003).  Client, Alcatel Submarine Networks (UK)

  • GWEN (Greece Western Europe Network) cable system, Italy (Bari) to Corfu (Greece).  Cable Route Study, pre-survey route design and cable engineering (January/February 2003).  Client, Alcatel Submarine Networks (UK)

  • CAM Ring cable system, Azores to Madeira.  Desk study, pre-survey route design and cable engineering (November/December 2002).  Client, Alcatel Submarine Networks (UK)

  • Kashagan Field Development Project (Caspian Sea), Kazakhstan.  Client Representative supervising geophysical and geotechnical pipeline survey and QC/QA of project (September/October 2002).  Client, Parsons KDPC (UK, Kazakhstan)

  • Dolphin Pipeline project, Qatar to UAE.  Offshore Geophysicist responsible for data acquisition, interpretation and QC (June to August 2002).  Client, Fugro Survey (Middle East) Limited (UAE)

  • Senior Geophysicist during Shell (UK) Southern North Sea and SPAIS pipeline inspection surveys (ROTV Sonar), (April/May 2002).  Client, Svitzer Limited (UK)

  • Juno and Galley Field development projects, North Sea.  Geophysicist and Geotechnical Engineer during vibrocore, PCPT and geophysical survey operations.  Responsible for QC/QA and interpretation (March/April 2002).  Client, Svitzer Limited (UK)

  • Kashagan Oil Field Development, Caspian Sea, Kazakhstan.  Geophysical and geotechnical survey design for proposed pipelines (February 2002). Client, PCAL/Parsons/KDPC (UK, Kazakhstan)

  • Apollo Cable System.  Hazard evaluation and risk assessment for proposed cable, North Atlantic (November/December 2001).  Client, Global Marine Systems Limited (UK)

  • Nava 1 Cable System, Singapore to Australia.  Design of Route Engineering Policy Document followed by offshore Representation, QA/QC and Cable Route Engineering (Singapore to Jakarta) for GMSL and Fujitsu Limited.  Detailed route optimisation and design (August-November 2001).  Client,  Global Marine Systems Limited (UK)

  • Cable burial assessment studies for proposed EAC2 Cable System, East Asia (August 2001).  Client, Global Marine Systems Limited (UK)

  • MAC Extension Cable System, Dominican Republic.  Site visits to establish optimal landing for cable system and nearshore route design.  Liaison with local authorities and Purchasers (Alcatel Submarine Networks/Global Crossing).  Post-visit reporting and integration into main cable route study (July/August 2001).  Client, Global Marine Systems Limited (UK)

  • I2I Phase 1 Cable Network, Singapore to India.  Cable Route Engineer, survey QA/QC, pre and post-survey route optimisation, RPL development (using Makai Plan), route engineering design and burial feasibility assessment.  (March-July 2001).  Client, Alcatel Submarine Networks (UK)

  • EAC2 Cable System, East Asia.  Purchaser’s Representative responsible for route optimisation and cable route engineering review (January-March 2001).  Client, Global Crossing (USA)

  • Dishnet Cable System, Singapore to India.  Senior Cable Route Engineer and Purchaser’s Representative responsible for survey QA/QC, cable route engineering and burial assessment (Winter 2000).  Client, Dishnet (Singapore)

  • Apollo Cable System, North Atlantic, UK/France/USA.  Purchasers’ Representative during burial assessment (refraction and resistivity) and rock drilling geotechnical works.  (Autumn-Winter 2000).  Clients, Cable and Wireless (UK) and MCI Worldcom (USA)

  • EAC Cable System, East Asia.  Cable Route Engineer responsible for cable burial assessment studies (2000).  Client, Global Marine Systems Limited (UK)

  • Cable Route Study for Proposed Apollo Bermuda Spur Cable System.  Duties included detailed route design, site visits, cable route engineering and report production.  Client, Cable and Wireless Global Operations (UK)

  • Cable route engineering review for proposed Japan-US Cable System.  Client, Global Marine Systems Limited (UK)

  • Desk Study Project Manager and offshore senior Cable Route Engineer for proposed GlobaLink Cable System (USA East Coast).  Duties included detailed route design (pre and post survey) and liaison with Client (Asset Channels, Inc) (Summer 1999).  Client, Global Marine Systems Limited (UK)

  • Flag Atlantic Cable System.  Project Geophysicist.  Duties included data acquisition, integration with geotechnical results, interpretation and charting (May 1999) Client, Svitzer Britsurvey Ltd (UK)

  • Moyle power cable installation (Irish Sea).  Duties included review of existing hydrographic and geophysical data, integration with geotechnical results, optimal route design and recommendations as to a suitable installation method (May 1999). Client, Balfour Kilpatrick Ltd (UK)

  • Maya 1 Cable System (Caribbean).  Cable Route Engineer responsible for ensuring that survey contract carried was out to specification, QC etc.  Liaison and reporting to installer and Purchasers (ASN and Cable&Wireless Global Networks).  Reporting and charting QC with presentations to Purchasers at route working group meetings.  Client, Cable and Wireless Marine Ltd (UK)

  • England to Isle of Man power cable installation.  Cable Route Engineer, review of existing hydrographic and geophysical data, integration with geotechnical results, optimal route design and recommendations as to a suitable installation method.  Client, Balfour Kilpatrick Ltd (UK)

  • Viatel Cable System, North Sea.  Senior field Geophysicist responsible for data acquisition, interpretation, charting, integration with geotechnics, full reporting and client liaison (Alcatel Submarine Networks).  Client, Fugro-Geotem Ltd (UK)

  • China USA Cable System.  Responsible for chart review, burial feasibility assessment, cable type selection, presentation to Purchasers.  Client, Cable and Wireless Marine Ltd (UK)

  • Sea-Me-We 3 Cable System, Malacca Strait.  Senior Cable Route Engineer, survey route optimisation, cable burial feasibility assessment, reporting and liaison with client (KDD-SCS).  Client, Cable and Wireless Marine Ltd (UK)

  • Pipeline inspection surveys for Shell UK, Elf, Texaco (North Sea).  Senior Geophysicist responsible for interpretation and reporting of ROTV sonar data defining pipeline status.  Client, Svitzer Britsurvey Ltd (UK)

  • CJFS Cable System, Jamaica.  Cable Route Engineer.  Duties included full desk study reporting, route design and cable engineering assessment.  Client, Cable and Wireless Marine Ltd (UK)

  • UK-Germany 6 Cable System, North Sea.  Cable Route Engineer; duties included desk study reporting and route design. Client, Cable and Wireless Marine Ltd (UK)

  • Gemini Cable System, Atlantic Ocean.  Project Geophysicist.  Duties included data acquisition, interpretation, integration with geotechnical data and route optimisation.  Client, Svitzer Britsurvey Ltd (UK)

  • Detailed survey review of the Solent (UK) with regard to power cable installation.  Duties included review of existing hydrographic and geophysical data, integration with geotechnical results, optimal route design and liaison with contractor to effect a suitable installation method (November 1995).  Client, Balfour Kilpatrick Ltd (UK)

  • Project Geophysicist, Dutch Sector North Sea.  Duties included analogue and digital geophysical data acquisition and interpretation for site surveys and integration with geotechnical data in pipeline route surveys (Clyde Petroleum, Pan Canadian, NAM), Netherlands (Autumn 1995).  Client, Seateam N.I. (Holland)

  • BARSAV (Barcelona to Savona) Cable System.  Project Geophysicist.  Duties included data acquisition, interpretation, charting, route optimisation and reporting (Summer 1995).  Client, Geoteam Wimpol Ltd (UK)

  • Project Geophysicist, Congo.  Duties included survey design, acquisition and interpretation for lay barge anchor spreads and pre and post lay surveys for pipeline installation (April 1996).  Client, Oceonics Ltd (UK)

  • Britannia pipeline route survey, North Sea.  Project Geophysicist.  Duties included data acquisition, interpretation, charting and reporting (Winter 1995).  Client, Geoteam Wimpol Ltd (UK)

  • Lancelot pipeline route survey, North Sea.  Senior Geophysicist and Party Chief.  Duties included survey design, geophysical (analogue and digital) and geotechnical acquisition, interpretation, charting and reporting (Autumn 1995).  Client, Geoteam Wimpol Ltd (UK)

  • Zeepipe IV pipeline survey, North Sea.  Geophysicist.  Duties included data acquisition, interpretation, charting and reporting (Summer 1995).  Client, AS Geoconsult (Norway)

  • Pipeline inspection programme, (North Sea).  Geophysicist.  Duties included ROTV sonar data interpretation for Shell UK and Elf Norge pipelines, charting and reporting (March, 1995).  Client, Svitzer Britsurvey Ltd (UK)

  • Balder Field development (North Sea).  Geophysicist.  Duties included data acquisition, interpretation and integration with ROV visual survey, charting and reporting for proposed anchor spread and pipeline route corridors (March 1995).  Client, Svitzer Britsurvey Ltd (UK)

     

    1988 to 1995        GEOTEAM WIMPOL LTD (UK)

     

Initially as field Geophysicist becoming Senior Geophysicist and Party Chief.  Duties included field data acquisition, interpretation and reporting for a wide range of marine survey projects.  These ranged from conventional high resolution site surveys (analogue and digital) to pipeline inspection, pipeline route survey and cable route surveys.  Specialised in desk studies for cable route design and post survey data review and route optimisation.  Major projects included:

 Geophysicist, BP Miller pipeline route survey, North Sea.  Duties included data acquisition, interpretation, charting and reporting

  • Party Chief for MDS Cable System, Malaysia.  Duties included survey design and operation, data acquisition, charting and reporting of major domestic subsea cable route project

  • Senior Project Geophysicist for FLAG Cable System, UK to Japan.  Duties included geological/seismic desk study for whole route, liaison with client (Cable and Wireless Marine Ltd.) in designing optimal pre-survey routing.  Offshore data acquisition, full interpretation, charting and reporting

  • Senior Geophysicist for TAT11, TAT12 and 13 (inshore), RIOJA (Spain), UNISUR (South America), LANIS (Irish Sea) Cable Systems.  Duties included data acquisition, interpretation, charting and reporting

  • Party Chief, BGS Rock Drilling Programme, Irish Sea.  Duties included offshore project supervision and subsequent integration of geotechnical results with power cable route survey data, charting and reporting

  • Geophysicist, independent data evaluation for wreck of M/V Derbyshire, reporting to MAIB

  • Geophysicist, pipeline inspection surveys for Shell, Total and Philips, North Sea.  Duties included interpretation of ROTV sonar data to determine pipeline status, charting and reporting

  • Senior Geophysicist, installation site surveys, UKCS.  Geophysicist becoming Senior Geophysicist on approximately 10 site surveys.  Duties included analogue and digital data acquisition, interpretation, charting and reporting

     

    1987 to 1988        FREDERICK SHERELL CONSULTING ENGINEERING GEOLOGIST (UK) 

    Geophysicist/Engineering Geologist.  Duties included land based geophysical investigation for potential construction hazards (road building programme, north Devon), geological mapping and hydrological assessment of sites, interpretation of rotary air flush drilling data for construction projects, factual and interpretative report writing and presentation to Client

 

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