Each year APPEA recognises outstanding work and achievements in the oil and gas industry, with a number of awards presented during the annual APPEA Conference.

Congratulations to the following APPEA 2018 award recipients:

Best poster presentation
Michelle Zaunbrecher, Jason King and Brandon Yeong for their poster “Working together to reduce land transport safety risk in the CSG sector – can we ever do enough?”


Best Oral Presentation
Sashi Gajula from Eni Australia) and Bertrand Peuchot from Technip FMC for their joint presentation “Case study: successful disconnection of a traditional floating production storage and off-loading unit (FPSO)”.


Best extended abstract
Tony Marsh, Bill Kowalik, Rhonda Welch, Anne Powell, Heidi Howe and Bill Hallager from Chevron for their Extended Abstract titled “Unravelling the Triassic Mungaroo Formation within North Carnarvon Basin using Regional Stratal Slice Volumes


Best peer reviewed paper (Alan Prince Award)
Larry Tilbury and Andre Gerhadt from Woodside Energy for their paper,  “Pluto 4D – Australia’s first 4D over a gas field is an outstanding  success” presented in the Geophysical Innovation Session


APPEA Honorary Life Membership 2018
Peter Stickland, former long-standing Board Director and Melbana Energy Executive

Environment Project Excellence Award
Buru Energy


Safety Excellence Award
Woodside Energy


Best Shell Scheme Booth
Green Light Environmental.

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Best custom built booth
DownUnder GeoSolutions

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