Investment Conference provides a key update on the state of PNG resource sector

ALL roads will lead to Sydney in early December when the PNG Chamber of Mines & Petroleum hosts the 15th Papua New Guinea Mining & Petroleum Investment Conference The key figures behind the PNG resource sector will be in attendance to provide a crucial update on the state of the country’s mining and petroleum sectors. They will be joined by PNG’s political leaders who will provide the government’s view of

Leading crane company MHE-Demag uses new Perth facility for innovative Australian launch

GLOBAL material handling specialists MHE-Demag recently unveiled its new Demag V-type crane for the first time in Australia at a new facility in Perth. The new crane, which brings a number of innovations to the overhead crane sector, has recently been installed at local steel fabricator Lighthouse Engineering’s new facility in the Gnangara industrial area. MHE-Demag also unveiled a scaled-down but fully functional mobile V-type crane, which they plan on

Pancontinental’s Begg takes out Doran award

Pancontinental Oil and Gas CEO John Begg has been awarded the 2018 John Doran Award at the 18th RIU GoodOil Conference in Perth. The award puts the spotlight on a prominent personality who has delivered outstanding industry performance over a lifetime of achievement. Mr Begg has been a driving force in the discovery and development of globally-significant oil and gas reserves, delivering major finds on three continents throughout the course

AOG 2019 Call For Subsea Forum Speakers

In partnership with the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT), Subsea Energy Australia (SEA) and Subsea UK the AOG Subsea Forum is a free-to-attend conference that addresses the latest trends, issues and developments in the Australian subsea industry. Held over three days in a theatre on the AOG exhibition floor, the Subsea Forum is the largest gathering of subsea professionals in Australia. Why speak at the Subsea Forum? The purpose of

Australian Government extends NERA funding

The Australian Government has continued its commitment to AOG 2018 Principal Sponsor NERA with a significant announcement in the 2018-19 Budget. In this week’s Budget, the Federal Government recognised the early success of NERA and the Industry Growth Centres, extending its funding for an additional two years until 2022. NERA CEO Miranda Taylor said the extended timeframe will allow the organisation to build on its early achievements, having committed more

Bentley Systems’ Year in Infrastructure 2018 Conference and Awards returns to London

LEADING global software solutions PROVIDER Bentley Systems, Incorporated has announced that its popular Year in Infrastructure 2018 Conference will be held from October 15 through 18 in London at the Hilton London Metropole. Presented by Bentley Institute, the conference is a global gathering of leading industry executives and prominent thought leaders in the design, construction, and operations of the world’s infrastructure. The theme of this year’s conference is Going Digital:

Scottish win prestigious AOG 2018 Best Stand award

The Scottish Development International delegation has taken out the prestigious “Over 36 sq. metre free design” Best Exhibition Stand award at the 2018 Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition and Conference (AOG 2018) in Perth. In a tight contest, Scottish Development was selected ahead of local exhibitors Bhagwan Marine and the Australian Marine Complex. The best Exhibition Stand award for the “36 sq. Metre and under free design” section was awarded to

AOG audience hears that government is backing a local oil and gas turnaround

The Australian oil and gas sector is rebounding and is about to receive a further boost from government, the audience at the first day of the Australasian Oil and Gas Exhibition and Conference (AOG) in Perth has heard. Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan told the opening session of the AOG 2018 Collaboration Forum that his government was developing an LNG Jobs Taskforce. He told AOG delegates that the taskforce will

Australia’s oil and gas sector needs to ‘see around the corner’ to prepare for energy transition

AS confidence returns to the oil and gas sector, Australia’s operators must maintain their disciplined focus on efficiency, productivity, operational excellence and control of costs, while positioning themselves for what’s coming next. Speaking at the Australasian Oil & Gas (AOG) Conference media breakfast in Perth today, Deloitte Australia’s oil and gas leader Bernadette Cullinane discussed how unambiguously fitter, leaner and more resilient the sector has become, but its efforts must

Combine & Conquer – Unlocking the power of digital at AOG

MANY of the business leaders attending the AOG conference understand the power of digital. They see the potential for digital technologies to bring about transformation and growth. And many are making big investments in a wide variety of cutting-edge technologies. But many simply aren’t getting the most out of their digital investments. What’s the evidence? A recent Accenture survey explored how companies deploy digital technologies and the benefits they derive