Robin Coombe (Principal Consultant)

Robin has worked in Japan and Australia with exposure to major oil & gas related developments including Gorgon, Wheatstone, Darwin Asset and the North West Shelf.

His skills and experience include:

  • Senior Commercial Advisor for a multi-billion-dollar investment in the Wheatstone Project.  Responsibilities included negotiating JV agreements and agreeing on equity lifting arrangements for LNG, condensate & domestic gas
  • Successfully marketed, bid, negotiated and executed a long-term gas sales agreement with a major industrial buyer based on equity share of production of gas from the Wheatstone Project
  • Analysis to support the resolution of a price disputes
  • ​Provision of commercial advice to facilitate negotiations on pricing terms and conditions for sale of LNG under different production scenarios for the Darwin LNG Asset
  • Negotiation and economic modelling of tariff regimes for infrastructure including Build-Own-Operate pipelines and infrastructure projects
  • ​International procurement, contract management and logistics for the SEAGAS project between Adelaide and Victoria
  • Analysis of pipeline regulations.  Reporting and engagement with government and related agencies to win approvals
  • Conversant with drafting project finance terms and modelling
  • Successfully helped negotiate M&A transactions including Gorgon equity sales to Japanese buyers
  • Attended data rooms and conducted due diligence to assess and model potential Oil & Gas M&A opportunities
  • Analysis to support multi million-dollar refurbishments and repair projects on the North West Shelf Asset
  • LNG trucking and emerging technologies

Read detailed CV here

2019 – present - Principal Consultant, Oakley Greenwood Pty Ltd

2018 – 2019 - Independent consultant

2013 – 2017 - Senior Commercial Advisor for PE Wheatstone and JERA Wheatstone Project and Darwin Asset

2005-2013 - Decision Analyst with Chevron on Greater Gorgon, Gorgon Project and the North West Shelf Asset

2004 – 2005 - Business Analyst with RISC Advisory

2002-2003 - Senior Procurement Engineer for SpieCapag Lucas JV on the SEAGAS project

1993-2002 - Project controls, proposal management and Project Finance work for leading companies including Chiyoda, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Marubeni in Japan and Australia

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