Sometime this year, Western Australia will have five LNG facilities with an expected export capacity of 49.9 mtpa adding up to a significant percentage of the World’s LNG production. The boom within the industry was driven by several factors, including the price of gas within the Asian region and Western Australia’s close proximity to the biggest markets for LNG in the world.
A seismic cultural shift is underway that will make it increasingly difficult for oil and gas companies to attract and retain knowledgeable, highly skilled workers — undermining the industry's ability to succeed in a rapidly changing world.
Standardisation & simplification: a new model of safety collaboration
The term collaboration is often bandied around as a catch-all for any challenge that the oil and gas industry faces; however few have used the term with greater conviction than the Safer Together WA/NT senior leadership team at a recent Petroleum Club industry dinner.
Woodside Energy has won the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association Safety Excellence Award, which recognises an outstanding contribution to safety leadership and performance in the Australian oil and gas industry.
Carefully selecting the best ingredients and following the instructions is fine when you’re baking a cake, but when it comes to building a successful collaboration project, it takes more than getting smart people into the same room to talk to each other.