Innovation in oil and gas

Innovation in oil and gas

Sep 8
CEDA welcomes four respected industry leaders to share their insights on how Western Australia can be at the forefront of future innovations and development in the global oil and gas market.


Mary Hackett, Regional Director, Australia, GE Oil & Gas
Sean Salter, Vice President,Technology, Woodside
Mark Stickells, Director, Energy and Minerals Institute, The University of Western Australia
Miranda Taylor, Chief Executive Officer, National Energy Resources Australia

Event overview

In the low-cost oil environment, to remain internationally competitive companies are increasingly integrating cutting-edge technologies into their business models to cut costs and improve productivity. Western Australia is taking a leading role in this transformation, being home to the Federal Government’s newly launched centre, National Energy Resources Australia, to drive collaboration and new ideas.

Our panel of expert speakers will address questions including:

  • How has technology and innovation transformed the oil and gas sector recently, and what can we expect to see next?
  • How are new and existing projects being modified to respond to the low-cost oil market?
  • How will traditional workforce requirements change, and are there further opportunities for WA in exporting skills and support services?
  • While producers have traditionally favoured customised solutions, could standardisation and collaboration drive down costs?

Meet the speakers

Mary Hackett
Regional Director, Australia, GE Oil & Gas

Sean Salter
Vice President,Technology, Woodside

Mark Stickells
Director, Energy and Minerals Institute, The University of Western Australia

Miranda Taylor
Chief Executive Officer, National Energy Resources Australia

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