Cost effective operations are the key to successful energy projects, in both oil and gas and renewables. RPS Energy has been instrumental in providing project management and technical support as well as expert quality control for seismic surveys, site investigation, well operations, positioning and infrastructure projects.

Metocean & Oceanography

The global RPS Metocean group has extensive experience and operational presence in physical oceanography, ocean and inland waterway modelling (including hindcasting and forecasting), and marine and land-based meteorology, provided through its specialist consultancy offices in North America, Australia / Asia Pacific.

RPS has strong capabilities across a large and diverse range of oceanographic and meteorological instrumentation, sophisticated computing facilities and an extensive suite of well-proven software. We place special emphasis on the quality control, validation and preservation of data.

Our experienced staff are skilled in ocean and coastal engineering, electronics, advanced computing, programming and mathematics, numerical modelling, data analysis, technical reporting and project management. This spread of skills and depth of experience in physical oceanography and meteorology, water quality and sediment transport, together with our links to research institutions and attention to industry developments, enables us to act as an effective interface between available technology and industry needs.

Our client base includes major international oil companies and mining companies, engineering and shipping companies, government authorities and research institutions. We have a strong track record of delivering our clients substantial returns through reduced costs, increased utilisation of facilities and improved levels of safety.

Specific Services include:

Oceanographic and Waterway measurements – winds, waves, tides, currents, seawater properties and water quality,

Meteorological measurements,

Real-time monitoring and data systems,

Integrated Ocean Observation Systems,

Ocean Use Planning,

Coastal process modelling, wind, waves, circulation, dispersion, sediment transport,

Dredge plume dispersion measurement, modelling and forecasting,

Coastal and ocean engineering,

Oil and Chemical spill trajectory modelling and forecasting,

Maritime Search and Rescue,

Data processing and management,

Desktop and web-based software solutions - OILMAP, OilmapLAND, SARMAP, SAROPS, CHEMMAP, and AIRMAP

GIS and spatial data mapping and integration.

Our skills and services span the full suite of forecast and hindcast modelling of ocean, nearshore and waterway conditions, high resolution data collection programmes, data analysis and reporting enabling RPS to provide a full cycle service over a wide range of projects.


Eoin Howlett
T: +1 401 789-6224

Australia Asia Pacific
Greg Bush
RPS (MetOcean) Australia/Asia Pacific
T: +61 8 9211 1111