Posts In: Technology

9 June 2017
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Rethinking oil and gas with cognitive computing

Digitally related business opportunities have the potential to unlock approximately US$1.6 trillion of value for the oil and gas industry, its customers and for society, states a new report from Accenture and the World Economic Forum.

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9 June 2017
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Finkel fights for efficient gas markets

Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has unveiled a blueprint to optimise the National Electricity Market as a world-class electricity system that can serve the needs of today and rise to the challenges of tomorrow.

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10 May 2017
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Digitisation in the gas industry: Q&A with Thomas Sparks, VP Oil & Gas Strategy, Siemens

Gas Today caught up with Siemens Vice President – Oil and Gas Strategy Thomas Sparks to discuss the benefits of digitisation for gas companies, and how Siemens is using new technologies to enhance its capabilities.

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20 November 2016
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Queensland expands drill core storage and access

Queensland’s resources exploration industry now has access to more geological information thanks to a $5 million expansion of the state government’s Exploration Data Centre.

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28 September 2016
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Gas industry must do business differently to meet sustainability targets: DNV GL

Pressure is mounting on the global oil and gas industry to reduce environmental footprint at the same time as the industry is under significant cost pressure. DNV GL has launched two papers to advise the industry on how and where to make impactful changes within financial constraints.

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6 July 2016
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Winter edition of Gas Today out now

The latest edition of Gas Today is now available – access your digital edition at the link below.

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23 June 2016
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How aviation experiences can affect change in the gas industry

Oil and gas projects can benefit greatly from the aerospace industry and save millions of dollars in the process, according to Ernst and Young State Category Entrepreneur of the Year, former Air Force fighter pilot and co-founder and CEO of Nova Systems Jim Whalley.

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16 June 2016
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Woodside launches Innovation Centre at Monash University

Woodside and Monash University have teamed up to launch a new Innovation Centre in Melbourne, aiming to drive significant advances in the energy sector.

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9 June 2016
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Victorian gas utilities: network with your next trenchless provider

The Australasian Society for Trenchless Technology (ASTT) is holding a Technical Forum on Friday 24 June 2016 from 3-5.30 pm at Harbour Kitchen in Melbourne’s Docklands.

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12 May 2016
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FLIR announces thermal imaging digital multimeter

FLIR Systems has released a new test and measurement instrument using groundbreaking infrared guided measurement (IGM) technology.

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11 April 2016
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The future of oil and gas: digital evolution

The digital transformation currently in progress across many industries as part of the fourth industrial revolution is changing how we design, and produce both consumer and industrial products.

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21 March 2016
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Germany’s gas and renewables integration: what can we learn?

The conversion of renewable energy into gas is an exciting new technology, currently making ground in European markets. Gas Today speaks to the Chairman of the German Technical and Scientific Association for Gas and Water, Professor Dr Gerald Linke, about developments in this emerging field, and what this could mean for Australia’s networks.

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19 January 2016
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Refusal of exploration permits considered by Queensland Supreme Court

A recent Queensland Supreme Court decision has examined the rejection of an application for an exploration permit under the MRA on the basis that the targeted resource is actually an unconventional petroleum resource.

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16 December 2015
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What you were reading in 2015

2015 is coming to a close, and it’s been a busy year for natural gas. Here is the top 10 most viewed stories from the past 12 months.

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9 December 2015
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Wood Group awarded FLNG contract

Wood Group has secured its second front-end engineering design (FEED) contract for Woodside’s proposed Browse floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) development offshore Western Australia.

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8 December 2015
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Urban air quality greatly improved by gas use: IGU

A case study of four leading cities has confirmed the benefits of converting from coal to natural gas, and has shown the switch can help reduce dangerously high levels of pollutants in the world’s most air polluted places.

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8 December 2015
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Tracking down fugitive emissions

CSIRO researchers have found that current levels of fugitive emissions of methane from a Queensland and New South Wales survey area are within satisfactory guidelines.

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3 December 2015
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What Australian gas can expect from COP 21

The Australian gas industry can expect positive news from the COP 21 climate talks in Paris, with many commentators, including Deloitte, predicting the talks will push for policies to incentivise gas use in order to provide a cleaner energy mix for contributing nations.

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3 December 2015
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Unconventional gas needs more community support: academics

Unconventional gas can be produced in an environmentally responsible manner that provides significant societal benefits – but only if it has community support and provided best practice is followed an international workshop has found.

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30 November 2015
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Lasers, sounds and bird guano

A collaborative group of businesses have developed and installed an automated laser and sound system to stop birds building up guano, or seabird excrement, on offshore oil and gas project helidecks.

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30 November 2015
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Engineering pipeline innovation in the west

As part of the Chevron-operated Gorgon Project in Western Australia, the Jansz-Io subsea pipeline development tested the limits of design and construction. The pipeline, which accesses the Jansz-Io field, is an impressive
130 km long and involved more than 80 contractors and suppliers, and an estimated 1,000 employees.

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30 November 2015
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New upgrade kits offered to industry

Mitchell Instruments has released four kits to the natural gas industry that will enable users to upgrade their existing general purpose XTP601 oxygen and XTC601 binary gas transmitters into fully functioning analysers.

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27 November 2015
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Need for increased efficiencies drives industry innovation

The coal seam gas sector’s clarion call for decreased operational costs and increased efficiency continues to resonate loud and clear throughout the industry.

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27 November 2015
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ZNX testing equipment a collaboration success story

In August 2015, ZNX Network Services Victoria implemented new technology that will allow faster integrity testing for gas pipe when undertaking insertion work.

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27 November 2015
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Lower gas charges good news for the environment: Bradley

The decision to lower network charges to gas customers in South Australia and the Australian Capital Territory is “good news for customers and it is good news for the environment” according to The Energy Networks Association (ENA) CEO John Bradley.

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27 November 2015
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Independent report confirms gas’s longevity

An independent report has confirmed that gas-fired generation is cleaner than coal, cheaper than renewables and is one of the most adaptable fuel sources for energy. However, Australia’s energy demands require varied and innovative methods of power generation.

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