APPEA has again produced an outstanding three and a half day conference program. International experts and Australian industry leaders will provide up-to-date analysis, case studies and technical know-how on the big issues facing our industry. Politicians, executives and analysts will discuss the policy concerns confronting us. Combined with an array of business networking events, APPEA 2017 is the place to form new partnerships and strengthen existing ones.
Note: The electronic program below is the most up to date source of program information – last updated on 5 May 2017 and subject to change.
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* Depicts the presenter if not the lead author.
Join your fellow delegates and collect your registration packs prior to attending the opening Welcome Reception at 6.00pm.
The Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia (PESA) ‘Deal Day’ Seminar is the annual showcase for acreage and farm-in opportunities in Australia and the neighboring region in a presented papers format.
On your bike for APPEA 2017! APPEA proudly presents its cycle program for 2017, as lycra becomes the new norm and experienced amateur riders from oil and gas are offered an opportunity to enjoy a 70km cycle tour through Perth and its surrounding picturesque regions.
SEE HOW WE ROLL…
We bet you’ll love our first official networking event for APPEA 2017, where everyone is a winner. Bring your game face and roll with industry colleagues and create new business contacts as collaboration and cooperation become the odds on favourite for a memorable evening.
By Invitation Only
In recognition of the valuable contribution to the conference program, all presenters are invited to this breakfast. A great opportunity to meet fellow presenters and gain a valuable technical & audio visual briefing prior to presenting.
The APPEA conference technical program incorporates an extensive poster series displayed in the exhibition hall.
Come along and join us for the ‘Meet the Authors’ event in the poster presentation area from 3:15pm to 6:00pm on Monday 15 May where the authors will be available to discuss their work.
Need a private meeting with your client? APPEA in partnership with KPMG delivers the KPMG Meeting Zone – a custom made section of the exhibition floor delivering the ideal place to meet in hourly segments, with two private meeting zones. Available for bookings in advance and/or onsite.
Take the opportunity to network, view the poster display and peruse the exhibition whilst enjoying morning tea in the Exhibition Hall.
All delegates are invited to enjoy lunch in the exhibition halls as you explore the exhibits that represent the leading producers and suppliers in the oil and gas industry.
By Invitation Only
APPEA Members meet for a formal lunch as the Association offers its gratitude for their support, interaction and participation over the past year.
Enjoy a cuppa and refreshments whilst making some new contacts, viewing the poster displays and the many exhibitors at APPEA 2017.
Having examined the dynamic poster presentation arena inside the exhibition showcase, take this opportunity to meet the authors behind the work and discuss and debate their displayed poster presentations.
Make sure you join this high energy period of the conference where the exhibition buzzes with conversations about what the day has delivered and the promise of events for Day 2.
Take the opportunity as an oil and gas supplier to host your clients in the vibrant city of Perth. As a delegate – accept the invitations from suppliers and clients or from fellow delegates to expand your networks or reinforce current partnerships.
Meet with the industry’s leading explorers, producers and suppliers in this one-stop-shop exhibition of the best the Australian and international oil and gas industry has to offer. The Exhibition will provide an exceptional opportunity to view the latest technologies and the newest advances in the oil and gas industry.
The APPEA conference technical program incorporates an extensive poster series displayed in the exhibition hall. Enjoy your tea break whilst perusing the posters.
Refuel with some tasty treats whilst catching up with colleagues and making new contacts in Australia’s biggest annual upstream oil & gas event.
Absorb all that the APPEA 2017 Exhibition has to offer whilst enjoying your lunch with your industry colleagues.
It’s coffee o’clock! Share a coffee with one of over 2,000+ oil and gas professionals under the one roof of the APPEA 2017 Exhibition.
Meet with colleagues and new contacts after another busy day at the conference. Share ideas over a refreshing drink before you prepare for the Conference Dinner.
Step out in style and join your colleagues to celebrate APPEA’s official Conference Dinner. This evening remains one of the most anticipated of the industry’s social calendar as delegates and guests enjoy a superb three-course dinner and world-class entertainment. A selection of prestigious APPEA awards are presented at this, the oil & gas industry’s night of nights. Whether you book a single ticket or a table, this event will impress!
Join us for the final day of the APPEA 2017 Exhibition. The perfect place to visit an array of exhibiting companies and catch up with your business contacts.
Note the exhibition closes at 3pm today.
The great food and refreshments just keep on coming! Grab a cuppa and explore the APPEA 2017 Exhibition.
Located in the buzzing exhibition hall, the networking lunch offers a feast for all the senses!
By Invitation Only
The Authors’ Lunch is where APPEA thanks the people who have committed time and energy to produce the outstanding array of papers that are received each year for the conference.
The attendees of this invitation-only event are authors and/or presenters of the papers, representatives of the APPEA Board and selected guests.
There’s no better way to say goodbye to your APPEA 2017 Conference than tasting with aromatic cuisines and boutique brews from Perth’s finest. You will not forget the close of the Conference with the enchanting sights and sounds and the energy to be found on ‘Eat Street’.
Northern Perth Basin
18–21 May 2017
The excursion will provide an introduction to the Mesozoic and Palaeozoic geology of the northern Perth Basin, a now mature gas and oil province with 9 of 20 fields discovered remaining in production ― the most recent discoveries, Waitsia and Senecia, came online in August 2016.
18 & 19 May 2017
The Australian Oilfield Golf Tournament (AOGT) traditionally follows the APPEA annual conference and is now in its 51st year. The tournament is brought to you by a committee of dedicated volunteers from the oil and gas industry and in 2017 aims to raise funds for a nominated WA Charity.