The annual Petroleum Open Day hosted by the Petroleum Division and the Geological Survey Division (GSWA) was held at the Hyatt Regency Perth on Friday 15 September 2017.
The day will provide the department with an opportunity to update industry on developments, provide feedback to stakeholders and discuss future trends.
An extensive poster display and exhibits by Pawsey supercomputing centre, Australian Marine Complex (AMC), Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia (PESA), National Energy Resources Australia (NERA), Western Australian Energy Research Alliance (wa:era) and Geoscience Australia, along with IT sessions for the Western Australian Petroleum and Geothermal Information Management System (WAPIMS) and the Petroleum Gateway, was on show.
Petroleum Open Day 2017 presentations
Throughout the day presentations were given by guest and Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) speakers. Topics will included:
|Welcome and opening remarks||Hon Bill Johnston||Minister for Mines and Petroleum|
|Introducing the new Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety||David Smith||Director General, DMIRS|
|Vision for Petroleum 2020||Jeff Haworth||Executive Director, Petroleum Division|
|Towards 2020||Simon Ridge||Executive Director, Resources Safety Division|
|Petroleum 2020 legislative reform||Colin Harvey||Principal Legislation and Policy Officer, Petroleum Division|
|Five year acreage release strategy||Denis Wills||Director Petroleum Operations, Petroleum Division|
|Felicia Irimies||Manager Petroleum Exploration Information, GSWA|
|Mark Gabrielson||General Manager Strategic Business Development, Petroleum Division|
|Environment 2020||Marnie Leybourne||Acting General Manager Resources, Petroleum Division|
|Decommissioning||Jason Medd||Principal Policy Officer, Petroleum Division|
|AWE Waitsia||Suzanne Hunt||General Manager WA Assets and Engineering, AWE Limited|
|Source rock potential, Nambeet Formation, Canning Basin||Louisa Dent||Geophysicist - Geologist, GSWA|
|Interpretation of the Canning Coastal Seismic Survey||Alex Zhan||Senior Geophysicist, GSWA|
|Petroleum potential of the Centralian Superbasin||Peter Haines||Senior Petroleum Geologist, GSWA|
|Petroleum geochemistry and basin modelling, Perth Basin||Ameed Ghori||Senior Geologist, GSWA|
|Tubridgi Gas Storage||Jon Cleary||General Manager Commercial, Australian Gas Infrastructure Group|
The presentation session was wrapped up with a panel discussion on 'Gas security in Western Australia', panel members included:
Tom Baddeley - Santos Limited (Facilitator)
Jeff Haworth – Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
Stedman Ellis - Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association
Suzanne Hunt - AWE Limited
Jon Cleary - Australian Gas Infrastructure Group
Jenness Gardner - Department of Job, Tourism, Science and Innovation
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