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Minister’s Message from the Hon. Keith Pitt MP

Australia’s Resources Minister the Hon. Keith Pitt MP delivers an APPEA Conference Week message outlining the key role the oil and gas industry can play in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. He also talks about the continued development of new energy resources.

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Plenary Focus – ‘Russian Perspectives’ facilitated by Professor Garnett

Professor Andrew Garnett, Director of UQ Centre for Natural Gas, the University of Queensland hosts our international guest, Dr Tatiana Mitrova, Director, Skolkovo Energy Centre, Russia, on the challenges of delivering low emissions and the role of the industry as we move into a net-zero emissions future.

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Program In Focus– The APPEA Journal Launch

In our final day today, we are pleased to announce the most current edition of The APPEA Journal – the 2020 edition – is now available. The APPEA Journal has been documenting the state of the Australian upstream petroleum industry every year for the past 59 years.  The first APPEA Journal documented the 15 papers […]

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Call for Papers – Coming Soon!

As we look towards the APPEA Conference next year, we will shortly be launching the Call for Papers for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The APPEA Journal and for presentation in Perth. Please see below to hear from Steve Mackie, Chairman – APPEA Technical Program Committee for further information on the Call for Papers […]

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PESA Year in Review – Now a webinar

The popular PESA Year in Review Session at the APPEA Conference always provides an insightful look back at the year that was. This year, all three speakers will share their presentations in a special event webinar to be held on 25 May at 4pm AEST / 2pm WST. Full details can be found here  

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Drop into the APPEA Lounge

The APPEA Boulevard always leads to the APPEA Lounge where the APPEA team reside – and this year is no different. Be sure to reach out to the APPEA team who are here via phone or video link to assist you at all times with any queries relating to industry challenges and opportunities, the latest […]

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A hole in one? APPEA’s tips and tricks

If you’re disappointed (like we are!) that you’re missing some great golf as well as the APPEA Conference this year, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! We asked PGA Professional Ben Williams for the insider’s tips on keeping up your form at home so you are well prepared to get back on the course in […]

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Thank you to our Technical Program Committee

APPEA would like to send a sincere thanks to our Technical Program Committee who are all volunteers from the local industry. They have shown great commitment and have put in a stellar effort throughout the past 10 months to produce a technically excellent, world-class Journal.                     […]

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Farewell Cocktails and all the way to 2021

Whilst we will have to wait to 2021 to share a drink at farewell cocktails – feel free to get into the spirit of our final day and prep yourself one! From the ‘mojito’ to the ‘mocktail’ – take your pick, mix and take a sip…. We are already working away on developing an exceptional […]

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Plenary in Focus: Ticky Fullerton interviews Peter Coleman and Peter Bennett

Don’t miss this interview where renowned journalist Ticky Fullerton speaks with Peter Coleman, CEO and Managing Director of Woodside Energy and Peter Bennett, CEO and Managing Director of Clough. We hear their views on the industry’s response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the challenges facing the industry as it deals with low oil prices and what […]

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Award Winner – Best Extended Abstract

APPEA is pleased to announce the winner of the ‘Best Extended Abstract’ for inclusion in the 2020 APPEA Journal:   Congratulations to Melissa Thompson from Santos for her paper, ‘Dorado Discovery – unlocking a major new oil and gas play in the Bedout Sub-basin’             Author Biography Melissa Thompson Melissa […]

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Get down on the Dance Floor (at home)

The evening of Day Two, is traditionally a night full of fun, world-class entertainment, and a chance to let your hair down after two intense conference days! Sadly, you will have to wait until 2021 to see what amazing entertainment we have lined up for you. In the meantime, chill out with our Spotify APPEA […]

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Thank you to our Authors

APPEA sincerely thanks all the authors who contributed to the APPEA 2020 Journal. In total we had over 350, who lead the way in innovation in the sector. You can view a complete list of all papers included in the APPEA 2020 Journal here. The 2020 APPEA Journal is available for purchase from Thursday 21 May 2020.  […]

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APPEA & Brighter In.Site Photographic Awards

Walking through this year’s APPEA Conference foyer would have been more picturesque than ever, with its walls displaying stunning photographs taken by employees from around the country. Entrants into the inaugural APPEA & Brighter In.Site Photographic Awards were encouraged to submit images that inspired them across the categories of environment, community, and people. The quality […]

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GPinfo Petroleum Permits of Australasia map

The 2020 edition of the GPinfo Petroleum Permits of Australasia Map has now been released Click here to purchase your copy now

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Opening Comments from APPEA Chief Executive

Opening Comments from APPEA Chief Executive Hear from Andrew McConville, Chief Executive, APPEA as he sets the scene for APPEA Conference Week with his opening remarks.

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A fireside chat with Kevin Gallagher, Chairman, APPEA

APPEA Fireside chat with Kevin Gallagher In this interview, Andrew McConville, Chief Executive and Kevin Gallagher, Chairman, APPEA discuss COVID-19, the current oil price crisis and the way forward for the industry, APPEA and its members.

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Expo Coffee Calling?

Are you missing your daily APPEA Exhibition coffee? Meet Brent Ellison from Crooked Letters cafe, an expert barista from Prahran in Melbourne! In this video, Brent shows us his top tips for making the perfect latte.

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A word from our Sponsors

The APPEA Conference and Exhibition is the premier event on the annual oil and gas calendar. Watch this video from some of our sponsors to hear what this flagship event means to them and what they’re already looking forward to 2021.  

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Award Winner – Best Peer Review Paper

This year APPEA is pleased to announce the winner of the ‘Alan Prince Award for Best Peer Reviewed Paper’ for inclusion in the 2020 APPEA Journal: Congratulations to Peter Crafts and Mark Williams from Genesis for their paper,  ‘Mercury partitioning in oil and gas production systems – design optimisation and risk mitigation through advanced simulation’ […]

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