Transparency in petroleum regulation and the future of onshore petroleum in WA are just two of the topics to come under the spotlight at the annual Petroleum Open Day.
|Date:||Wednesday, 19 August 2015|
Transparency in petroleum regulation and the future of onshore petroleum in Western Australia are just two of the topics to come under the spotlight at the annual Petroleum Open Day.
Hosted by the Department of Mines and Petroleum’s (DMP) Petroleum Division and the Geological Survey of Western Australia (GSWA), the open day will be held at the Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle on Friday 4 September 2015.
The annual event attracts more than 250 delegates, providing the department with an opportunity to update industry on the latest developments, provide feedback to stakeholders and discuss future trends.
As well as DMP staff, representatives of the Western Australian Energy Research Alliance (WA:ERA), Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia (PESA), Geoscience Australia (GA), the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) and the Australian Marine Complex (AMC) will be on hand.
The event will be officially opened by Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Marmion.
Some of the major presentations include:
- Onshore petroleum: The future – Richard Sellers (Director General, DMP)
- Transparency in petroleum regulation – Jeff Haworth (Executive Director – Petroleum Division)
- Safety management / ALARP – Simon Ridge (Executive Director – Resources Safety Division)
- Environment Reforms: What we have learnt and what’s next – Phil Gorey (Executive Director – Environment Division)
- Petroleum in WA: An industry perspective – Stedman Ellis (Chief Operating Officer, WA Region, APPEA)
- New Life in the Perth Basin – Neil Tupper (General Manager, Exploration and Geoscience, AWE Ltd)
A resource management workshop will also be held on the day and workstations will be available for attendees to try the department’s new online systems and provide feedback.
Registration for the event can be completed online. Tickets cost $110 and the fee includes lunch, morning and afternoon tea, and a networking sundowner.
Registration now open!