Roc Oil

Offshore Perth  Basin, WA

1995 - 1997


Seconded an entire project management team (including project manager) into Roc Oil for the Cliffhead Development Project. Managed project from FEED phase through to final commissioning and handover to operations.

Project features included:-



cCCliffhead Development Project

CMontara Development Project

Engineering Management

  • Jacket – WorleyParsons

  • Subsea – SDA

  • Risers – NKT

  • Mooring - APL

Coogee Resources

Timor Sea

August 2006 – November 2008


The MRA Project Team was based in the clients office with specific responsibility for the delivery of the subsea and wellhead platform elements of the project. They were responsible for the management of the design, procurement, construction and installation, by the main contractor, of:-

Package Management

  • Umbilical – JDR

  • Line Pipe Procurement – Marubeni

  • Control System – Vetco Gray

  • Subsea Valves – BEL

  • Coiled Tubes – PTT

  • Subsea MPFM - Roxar

250 km offshore

77m water depth

  • Unmanned Wellhead Platform

  • 2 pipelines, power cable and umbilical

  • 163 approvals obtained from 18 federal, state and local government departments

  • First 'nil condition' licence granted by DoE

  • First oil achieved in 416 days from FID

  • Safety record on project was better than industry norms

Coogee Resources were acquired by PTTEP in November 2008 resulting in a significant change in project delivery strategy. As a result MRA Group completed its contractual obligations on the project by January 2009 by mutual agreement.