Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety 2017 Petroleum Open Day

Event Date: 
15 September 2017
Hyatt Regency Perth
99 Adelaide Terrace

The future of Western Australia’s petroleum security will be under the spotlight at this year’s annual Petroleum Open Day, to be held on Friday 15 September 2017.

Hosted by the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety’s (DMIRS) Petroleum Division, the open day will again be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Perth. Attracting more than 200 delegates, the event will provide insights to the department’s vision for petroleum and legislative reform. DMIRS Executive Director Petroleum Jeff Haworth said energy security is at the top of the national agenda and Western Australia will likely take the lead on securing future supply.

In addition to presentations from senior DMIRS staff, an extensive poster display and exhibits by Pawsey supercomputing centre, Australian Marine Complex (AMC), Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia (PESA), National Energy Resources Australia (NERA), Western Australian Energy Research Alliance (wa:era) and Geoscience Australia, along with IT sessions for the Western Australian Petroleum and Geothermal Information Management System (WAPIMS) and the Petroleum Gateway, will be on show.

Some of the major presentations include:
• Vision for Petroleum 2020, Jeff Haworth, Executive Director Petroleum, DMIRS
• Towards 2020, Simon Ridge, Executive Director Resources Safety, DMIRS
• Waitsia/Senecio Project, Dr Suzanne Hunt, Manager Engineering and Development, AWE
• Tubridgi gas storage, Jon Cleary, General Manager Commercial, Dampier Bunbury Pipeline
• Panel Discussion on Energy Security facilitated by Tom Baddeley, Santos

The event will be officially opened by the Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Johnston MLA.

Registration for the event can be completed online. Tickets cost $110 and includes lunch, morning and afternoon tea, and a networking sundowner.

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