Energy Transition

Developing Energy Assets

We are at the forefront of deploying transition technologies in the development of renewable assets, while simultaneously adding value to both experienced stakeholders and newer entrants in the Oil & Gas sector.

Leveraging our extensive expertise in developing and maintaining assets in the sector, we recognize that the effective deployment of knowledge and resources can help countries and regions leverage newly discovered assets in an environmentally sustainable manner, thereby accelerating their transition journey.

In partnership with our global allies, we engage in the production, installation, and maintenance of sustainable energy assets. Our aim is to transfer knowledge and support the long-term development of the communities we serve.

Eco Friendly Builds

Developing Zero CO2 Footprint Assets

We specialize in developing sustainable builds that range from individual homes to entire communities. By utilizing innovative technologies, materials, and techniques, we design and construct assets with a Zero CO2 Footprint and 100% Off-Grid capability.

In eco-community developments, we install over-sized solar, wind, hydrogen, or geothermal systems on individual builds, generating sufficient energy to feed back into existing grids and financially benefit community residents.

Eco developments can avail themselves of the latest desalination and vertical farming technologies to obtain their own fresh water and fresh food sources.

Finance & Controls

Funding Projects & Ensuring Successful Outcomes

Leveraging our extensive experience with major capital projects worldwide, we possess the expertise to proficiently manage the myriad of moving parts inherent in complex programs.

Project Financing

Our global partners enable us to provide access to an extensive array of funding sources, including Sovereign Wealth Funds, Commercial Banks, Investment Banks, Private Equity Funds, Family Offices, and Wealthy Individuals.

Project  Controls

Our expertise lies in providing comprehensive Project  Controls Solutions  that optimize productivity, accelerate schedule cycle time, minimize costs, and facilitate the safe execution of projects.

Training & Certification

Investing in the Most Important Asset: People

Our fundamental principle is to make a positive difference in the communities we work with by enhancing local content through improvement initiatives.

MicAyla has collaborated with reputable institutions and educators to provide certification programs that are acknowledged globally, benefiting local communities.

Our firm conviction is that the prosperity of any venture or sector rests with the individuals involved and their long-term capacity building.

We depend on qualified and proficient instructors, as well as accredited institutions, to ensure superior training that enables the local community to achieve complete autonomy in production, installation, and maintenance after the project’s completion.

“Partners in Economic and Ecosocial Empowerment”


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2200 Post Oak Blvd,
Suite 1000
Houston, TX 77056

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Caroline Alabi

With over 27 years of experience, including 15 years as a Project Controls Professional, Caroline has a proven track record of developing and implementing cost controls in capital programs and projects, with a focus on the oil and gas industry. Her expertise is particularly extensive in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM) and the downstream sector. She is the creator of the Estimate to Complete/Estimate at Completion workbook, which enables the accurate forecasting of project performance upon completion. Caroline has been recognized for her exceptional performance, receiving both the Core Innovative Award and Outstanding Employee Performance award. Additionally, she provides valuable mentorship to the Cost Control team.

 Career Highlights:

  • Project Cost Controller at BASF, responsibilities included overseeing the cost control process for several major capital projects during both the detailed engineering and construction phases. She was responsible for preparing and maintaining accurate project cost forecasts and providing detailed variance explanations for root cause analysis. This involves preparing Work Breakdown Structures, Cashflow reports, and creating project cost reports.
  • Lead Cost Engineer at BP-Husky, responsible for overseeing project cost forecasts, Work Breakdown Structures, benchmarking, Cashflow reports, Management of Change tracking, finance, procurement and supply chain management interface, and project reporting for projects totaling over half a billion dollars. The projects she managed include the Crude Processing Metallurgical Upgrade, which safely enables increased capacity of Hi-TAN crude, feed optimization for the Desalters, and the installation of a new FCC Naphtha Post Treater at the BP-Husky Refining LLC (BPH) Toledo Refinery to meet US EPA Tier 3 gasoline regulations.
  • Lead Cost Engineer at BP GOM Thunderhorse Offshore Water Injection (Worley Parsons): A BP brown field project on water injection efficiencies on the Thunder horse platform. Where she was responsible for EPC cost reporting and forecasting, management of project change control, WIP /VOWD, internal financial reporting to Worley Parsons.
  • Project Controls Lead at BP Thunder Horse & BP Atlantis (FMC Technologies Inc) :FMC managed BP projects in the GOM for subsea production system; Scope included subsea trees, manifolds, pressure cap, and completions services to BP.

Tom O'brien

Thomas has over 34 years of experience in project management, project service, and controls across a range of sectors, including oil and gas, infrastructure, buildings, power, petrochemical, and commercial construction industries. He possesses hands-on expertise in all phases of EPC work, from FEED through execution and closeout, and has extensive experience in contract administration, scope development, and execution. His work includes both onshore and offshore projects, as well as upstream and downstream operations. His technical proficiency is complemented by field construction experience.

SME in Planning and Scheduling, Project Controls, Risk Analysis and Claim Mitigation. Experience writing and auditing Project Execution Plans (PEPs) and Procedures. Expert use of industry software including Primavera P6 and MS Project. PMI Cost Management REP.

Career Highlights:

Project Services/Controls /Manager on the following Oil & Gas major projects:

  • Jazan ASU Project – Largest (6) Train Air Separation Units in the world. Jazan, KSA
  • BP Plant Wide Modernization Project included (4) new units (Crude, Coker, Hydrotreater, SRU) ($10.2B). Whiting, IN
  • Pipeline Crude Oil “C” Sunoco Oil (4) Simultaneous New LSG Units ($2.1B). USA
  • (3) Simultaneous New Ultra-Low Diesel units ($900M). USA
  • Regen Head Replacement & New COB Boiler, Marcus Hook PA
  • Offshore Platform and Undersea pipelines replacement, Bahama Oil Co

Schedule Risk, Cost Risk, and Claims Management assignments include:

  • Defend claims for various clients in the Middle East.
  • Defended Claims and Deposed as Expert witness on FPL Co-gen, Marcus Hook PA ($750M).
  • Authored claim for a contractor for $3.6M, settled for $3.1M,
  • Successfully Defended $20M delay claim on behalf of the owner on New Gas Oil Hydro Treater Unit ($1.2B). (Negotiated $20M claim to $6.2M),
  • Successfully Defended schedule delay claim on behalf of the owner on Mining & Metal: Phase 2 & 3 New Tunnel and Aluminium Smelter ($14 B) Terms Confidential.