Field Developments Manager
Forbes is a principal consultant, with over 15 years' experience in the energy industry, specialising in subsea pipeline engineering.
Forbes' particular areas of expertise include deepwater flowlines, HPHT flowlines and flowlines with challenging thermal design issues. Forbes also has considerable experience in design verification, peer reviews, conceptual engineering and niche technical consultancy. Forbes is experienced in the use and interpretation of finite element analyses for complex non-linear analyses.
Forbes' expertise stems from involvement in projects from across the globe. In recent years Forbes has been extensively involved in some of the most challenging developments in West Africa, Gulf of Mexico and Offshore Australia. His experience covers the full project cycle from concept selection through to operational support.
Forbes has authored a number of technical papers on flowline thermal design and operational monitoring.