Published 3rd April 2017
Surprise beginning with a Positive Future
Guests at our March industry dinner with Keynote Speaker Suzanne Hunt, General Manager of WA Assets & Engineering for AWE were treated to a presentation on the Perth basin’s Waitsia Gas Project, which could meet approximately ten percent of WA's domestic gas demand when fully developed.
The actual size of the Waitsia gas field - located on rural land in the Shire of Irwin, about 14.5 kilometres east of Dongara and 367 kilometres north of Perth – was found due to a remarkable.......READ MORE
Member Under the Microscope: Matt Thomas, ASCO Australasia CEO
It's funny how fate steps in sometimes.
That meeting you were desperate to avoid ends up becoming your biggest business opportunity in years; that unwanted red light allows you to avoid a nasty accident; and for Matt Thomas, his varied career brought him back to the place where it all started.
“I started on Barrow Island back in the late 80's with WAPET when Gorgon was first discovered. Now I’m back in the industry with Gorgon now in full flight” said Matt with a hint of ........READ MORE
Newly appointed Minister attends premier oil and gas industry event after cabinet switch
Just hours after taking over the important mines and petroleum portfolio due to a cabinet reshuffle, the Hon. Bill Johnston MLA, Minister for Mines and Petroleum, has shown his commitment to the oil and gas industry by attending an event hosted by the Petroleum Club of WA.
Premier Mark McGowan announced the change due to a possible .....READ MORE
Q&A: Our Changing Energy Mix
Terms such as ‘energy efficiency’, ‘renewables’ and ‘carbon pricing’ are common in industry publications and at related events and conferences, but what do they mean to the nation's energy mix? We asked Dr. Tom Houghton, Senior Lecturer at the Curtin Graduate School of Business to explore these topics in this month's Q&A – Australia’s changing energy mix: how do we produce more with less CO2.
How has Australia’s energy mix changed in the last ten years and how will it change again over the next decade?
Australia's energy mix has changed remarkably little over the past ten years when considered at a high level. Overall consumption has been flat, and a slight decline in the share of .......READ MORE
Technology can strengthen Australia’s gas advantage
Technology can strengthen the role Australian gas plays in the diverse energy mix beyond 2030 as outlined in a new vision to be launched today by the gas industry.
Gas Vision 2050 was developed by Australia's peak gas industry bodies and demonstrates how gas can continue to provide Australians with reliable and affordable energy in a low-carbon energy future.
The vision will be presented to the Minister for the Environment and ........READ MORE