Philip Cooper

Subsea and Pipelines Manager, Petrofac, United Kingdom

Phil has held technical and business leadership roles at Xodus, Heerema, INTECSEA and KW Ltd. over the last 20 years. He now leads the subsea and pipeline team in Petrofac, which incorporates the same KW he helped establish in 1999.  Current projects include design of onshore and offshore pipelines for hydrocarbon, hydrogen and CO2 service; subsea decommissioning; and support to field development studies.

His career includes design and assessment of complex subsea systems comprising pipelines, flowlines, risers and associated structures, spools and hardware. Phil has contributed to technical advances in deepwater, pipe-in-pipe, arctic and seismic design, with numerous published papers. His experience includes all project phases and most of the major offshore oil and gas production regions. Before entering the subsea oil and gas sector, Phil provided structural engineering and advanced analysis consultancy services to a wide range of landmark projects, from the UK’s tallest sculpture to the world’s tallest building.

Phil graduated from Loughborough University, UK, and is a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.