Poster Presentations

The APPEA 2020 program incorporates an extensive poster series based on accepted papers. Extended abstracts or full papers of these posters will be included in the online conference journal available after the Conference. The posters are categorised in the disciplines of:

  • Geoscience
  • Engineering
  • Business

The poster series will be on display in the exhibition Tuesday 19 & Wednesday 20 May, 8.00am – 6.00pm and Thursday 21 May, 8:00am to 3:00pm Delegates will have the opportunity to attend the ‘Meet the Authors’ event in the poster presentation area to discuss the posters with the authors on Wednesday 20 May, 1.00pm – 2.00pm.

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CO2-water-rock interactions during CO2 injection in sandstone reservoir: Implications for CO2 geo-storage
E Al-Khdheeawi, A Barifcani (Curtin University), A Keshavarz and S Iglauer (Edith Cowan University)

Structuring petabyte datasets of distributed acoustic sensing data to diversify usage
R Philo (Energistics Consortium) and P Neri* (Energistics)

Methane adsorption isotherms, permeability and pore size characterisation of Surat Basin interburden, and overlying sandstone
SS Raza, J Pearce, P Shukla, P Hayes, M Sedaghat and V Rudolph (The University of Queensland) BD van Gent (DMIRS) and A Hortle* (CSIRO)

Causes and causal pathways. Conceptualising risks to water and the environment from future shale and tight gas development
K Holland (CSIRO), S Lewis (Geoscience Australia), C Huddlestone-Holmes* (CSIRO), R Dann, A Stacey (Department of the Environment and Energy), M Bouma (Commonwealth of Australia) and A Swirepik (Department of the Environment and Energy)

Innovative conveyance system centralises new generation imaging tool in world first operation in New Zealand
S McCormick (Petromac)

An interim structural elements map for the central North West Shelf
C Nicholson (Geoscience Australia), C Elders (Curtin University) and S Abbott (Geoscience Australia)

The prospectivity of the Late Triassic intervals in the outboard Exmouth Plateau, Western Australia
T Paten (PGS Australia)

Multi-isotope studies investigating recharge and inter-aquifer connectivity in coal seam gas areas (QLD, NSW) and shale gas areas (NT)
A Suckow, A Deslandes, C Gerber, S Lamontagne, D Mallants, A Taylor, C Wilske (CSIRO), S Smith (Stantec), M Raiber (CSIRO), K Meredith (ANSTO), PK Rachakonda, A Larcher, P Wilkes (CSIRO), H Prommer, A Siade (The University of Western Australia) and D Barrett (CSIRO)

Is there any room for gravity in petroleum exploration? Let’s open the door
S Shevchenko (Curtin University)

Elastic wave in the porous media saturated with non-wetting fluid
X Li, R Rezaee (Curtin University), T Muller (Centro de Investigaci on Cient ca y de Educaci on Superior de Ensenada) and M Sarmadivaleh (Curtin University)

Prediction of distribution of reservoir and source rocks using biostratigraphy and sequence stratigraphy in the Carnarvon and Browse Basins, Western Australia
S Gamarra (DMIRS)


PCP tubing drain valves — operator savings illustration
P Smith (GE Oil and Gas)

The effect of gravity on the shape and direction of vertical hydraulic fractures
S Salimzadeh (CSIRO)

A novel approach of using nanoparticles in the proppant pack to fixate coal fines
FUR Awan, A Keshavarz and S Iglauer (Edith Cowan University)

Application of machine learning methods to assess progressive cavity pumps (PCP) performance in coal seam gas (CSG) wells
F Saghir, M Perdomo (The University of Adelaide) and P Behrenbruch (Bear and Brook Consulting)

Fractura hydraulic fracture modelling platform
J Kear, D Kasperczyk, L Hetherton, DQ Nguyen, C Rucinski, A Movassagh, X Zhang (CSIRO)

Use of machine learning on SCADA data for asset’s prognostics health management
A Cesa and E Press (KPMG)

A comparison of fractal methods for evaluation of hydraulic fracturing surface roughness
A Movassagh, X Zhang (CSIRO), M Haghighi (The University of Adelaide) and E Arjomand (CSIRO)

Performance evaluation of synthetic and natural polymers in energised foam-based fracturing fluids in the Cooper Basin, South Australia
T Tran (The University of Adelaide)

Hydrate risk management at end of field life: Opportunities to maximise recovery
S Morrissy, A Mortimer, and N Preben (Wood)

Deep net simulator (DNS): A new insight into conventional gas reservoir simulation
S Ghassemzadeh, M Perdomo and M Haghighi (The University of Adelaide)

Wettability measurements of two sandstones: An experimental investigation before and after CO2 flooding
C Fauziah, E Al-Khdheeawi, A Barifcani (Curtin University) and S Iglauer (Edith Cowan University)

Real time integrity monitoring for oil and gas assets
M Putrino (Xodus Group)

An application and subsequent benefits of digitalisation to pipeline engineering using a 3D pipe-in-pipe bulkhead design project case study
N Lim and L Lim (TechnipFMC)

Improving CO2 storage and oil recovery by injecting alcohol-treated CO2
S Hassan and F Le-hussain (UNSW, Sydney)

ViHy-technical challenges in developing world’s first online hydrate model
J Holbeach and DV Penmetsa* (Wood)

Co-optimising water-saturated CO2 storage and EOR: A novel technique
E Ajoma, S Hassan, T Sungkachart and F Le-hussain (UNSW, Sydney)

Supercritical CO2 fracturing induced change in shale gas reservoir: Insights from laboratory
R Feng, S Memon and M Sarmadivaleh (Curtin University)

Impact of downward release on the risk contours in hydrocarbon process plants

F Askari (SNC-Lavalin), C Crowley (Atkins Global) and H Kord (Wood)

The role of supercritical CO2 in gas well health issue — liquid loading
B Haq (King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals), F Shehiwin (Saudi Aramco), D Al Shehri (King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals) and J Liu (The University of Western Australia)

Collaboration solves long standing corrosion problem
M Brameld (Woodside)

Using new foam technology to deliver a sustainable solution for solids ingress within CSG wells, extending mean-time-between-failure
E Anderson (Santos)


A structured program designed to prevent serious injuries and fatalities in the workplace
G Robinson (TechnipFMC)

Verifying the extent of plumes from produced formation water: a Wheatstone case study
T Robertson (Chevron Australia), T Elsdon (Chevron Energy Technology), P de Lestang* (Chevron Australia), P Young (AECOM Australia), J Antenucci and A Driscoll (DHI Water and Environment)

How short-term LNG is reshaping the global market and how to capture the opportunity
N Browne (Wood Mackenzie)

Implementing a human factors model for improved management of safety and risk in stakeholder engagement:
A case study in coal seam gas land access
D Whittingham, J De Groot (Evexia) and A Brier (Origin Energy)

Sea change: a wave of transformation

A del Maestro and J O’Hare (PricewaterhouseCoopers)

Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) Part III: The growing niche

M Wilkes (RISC)

Protecting past, present and progress: The reality of coexistence with National and World Heritage properties

D Thomas (Woodside)

The CarbonNet Project — a case study of the use of marine assessments and advisory panels for stakeholder
V Mendes Da Costa (Victoria Department of Economic Development Jobs Transport and Resources)

The impact of oil and gas infrastructure in marine ecosystems: informing decommissioning decisions

D McLean, K Miller (Australian Institute of Marine Science), J Partridge and T Bond (The University of Western Australia)

Modern decommissioning techniques applied to ageing assets

D Hayes and A Selman (Atteris)

The digital worker — how technology is enhancing safety and productivity in the field

K Taylor (Broadspectrum)

Decommissioning — habitat retention

F Robertson (IOGP)

Strategies for obtaining ecological data to enhance decommissioning assessments

S van Elden, T Tothill and J Meeuwig (The University of Western Australia)

Developing fit for purpose comparative assessment for decommissioning

B Parnum and J Edgell (Environmental Resources Management Australia)

Developments in understanding the carbon footprint of offshore production

M Tipping (Lloyd’s Register)


The poster listing is correct at time of publication, and subject to change

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