Tag: oil and gas

Energy & Utilities

Is the real boom just beginning?

In the lead up to the 22nd South East Asia Australia Offshore & Onshore Conference, we spoke with the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association’s Chief Executive Officer, Malcolm Roberts, to delve into his views on the current challenges and opportunities for Australia’s oil and gas sector, learn more about APPEA’s campaign promoting the benefits of…

31 Aug 2016, by Informa Insights

Energy & Utilities

The evolving OSV sector – where is it heading? Q&A with maritime expert Ray Rudge

Ray Rudge is the HSEQ Manager at Australian Offshore Solutions who offer marine services to the offshore oil and gas industry. Ray will be presenting at the Offshore Support Vessels (OSV) Conference in Perth this June, and in the lead up we asked him a few questions related to Australia's evolving OSV sector. How do you…

20 May 2015, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Oil and gas workers need to step up

With Australia's resources sector going through substantial change, oil and gas operators in the country will need to ensure their employee training initiatives can keep up with the speed of developments. This is the main finding from Deloitte's 'Building a connected workforce: Challenges for resources sector operators' report, which predicts that almost 40,000 new workers…

15 Apr 2014, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Focus on gas infrastructure needed for Australia’s economic prosperity

As the wave of prosperity from Australia's mining boom peters out, the rise of other industries - such as gas - will rise to continue the country's economic growth, says Deloitte. The consulting firm's Deloitte Growth 25 (DG25) report picked out the new "growth wave" sectors in Australia most likely to carry on the country's…

4 Apr 2014, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Queensland oil and gas industry undergoes reforms

Queensland's oil and gas industry will undergo reforms to ensure less red tape and a simplified fee system, the state government has announced. Natural resources and mines minister Andrew Cripps unveiled the new plans yesterday (October 10), saying they will save businesses significant time and money. The changes include adjusting the Petroleum and Gas Safety…

16 Oct 2013, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Close-up: Mr Mark Edwards

Mark Edwards is currently General Manager of Exploration for Crocodile Gold a position he has held since early 2010, this position relates mainly to the regional exploration activities over the 2,200 square kilometre land holdings for Crocodile Gold plus the resource development of around 30 current and historic resources. Mr Edwards holds the position of…

5 Sep 2013, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Close-up: Mr Mike Nazroo

Mike Nazroo is Vice President Commercial for Australia - West for ConocoPhillips. Mike graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Mining from the Camborne school of Mines in England and began his career with the company in 1989 as a reservoir engineer in Woking, England. Following that he spent more than 10 years in…

5 Sep 2013, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Close-up: Hitoshi Okawa

Hitoshi joined INPEX CORPORATION in 1994 following ten years with Japan China Oil Development Company in various domestic and international assignments. In 1998, following four years in the Accounting & Finance Division at INPEX Tokyo head office, Hitoshi transferred to INPEX Browse Ltd, joining the inaugural Perth office team. Hitoshi returned to Tokyo office in…

20 Aug 2013, by Informa Insights