Block SK317B, Pelangi-1 Offshore Exploration Drilling Campaign, Sarawak, Malaysia (2013)

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Block SK307 Nearshore Exploration Drilling Campaign, Sarawak, Malaysia (2013)

MRF was contracted by Chemsain Konsultant Sdn Bhd, to contribute the marine ecology component of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Study for drill sites Siwa South-1 and MNE-1, as part of the Block SK307 Nearshore Exploration Drilling Campaign, commissioned by Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd. MRF was contracted to identify, analyse and describe marine features (coral…

Dalak Pipeline Environmental Baseline Survey, Labuan / Sabah, Malaysia (2012-2013)

This marine environmental baseline survey was undertaken by MRF on behalf of Chemsain Konsultant Sdn Bhd for the Dalak Pipeline Project, commissioned by Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd. The Dalak Pipeline Project comprised the construction of a 44.2-km gas pipeline which tee-off from the main Sabah-Sarawak Gas Pipeline (SSGP) in Sipitang running in parallel to the southern…

TED trial monitoring and estimation of sea turtles mortality along the Coast of Pakistan (2012-2014)

Marine turtle populations in Pakistan are being been depleted through harvests of eggs and adults and as bycatch in shrimp trawl fisheries. Trawl fisheries are considered one of the world’s greatest fisheries-related threats to sea turtles but Turtle Excluder Devices (TEDs) offer practical low-cost solutions allowing catch to be retained while turtles are excluded. Pakistan…

300MW Combined Cycle Gas-Fired Power Plant Project at POIC Lahad Datu, Sabah, Malaysia (2012)

The marine ecology component of the Environmental Impact Assessment was undertaken by MRF on behalf of Chemsain Konsultant Sdn Bhd for the 300MW Combined Cycle Gas-Fired Power Plant Project commissioned by Eastern Sabah Power Consortium Sdn Bhd. The proposed Project comprised the installation of a 300MW net combined cycle dual-fuel (natural gas as main fuel/distillate…

South of Embley Port Expansion Project, Queensland, Australia (2012)

MRF was contracted by URS Australia to review and update the marine species profile information data sheets and review impact assessment and mitigation measures for the South of Embley Matters of National Environmental Significance (MNES) and Environmental Impact Statement on behalf of Rio Tinto Alcan. MRF’s desktop scope of works included reviewing the existing write-ups…

Coastal Protection and Restoration Plan for the Rasgas Barzan Project, State of Qatar (2011-2012)

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Arabian Gulf Marine Turtle Conservation Project (2010-2014)

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