NT Resources Week is usually held at the Darwin Convention Centre. But the coronavirus crisis has forced leading events management company Informa to go online for everyone’s safety.
The conference has been expanded by one day to three and will run from November 11-13. It will have two elements – SEAAOC, the South-East Asia and Australia Offshore and Onshore Conference, and Mining the Territory.
SEAAOC is Northern Australia’s largest and longest-established petroleum conference and brings together major players involved in Australasia’s oil, gas and petroleum industries.
It is a joint initiative between Informa Australia and the Northern Territory Government. Headline speakers include Santos chief executive Kevin Gallagher, INPEX general manager onshore operations Dave Dann, Origin Energy corporate affairs manager Stephanie Stonier, NT Department of Trade chief executive Shaun Drabsch and Central Petroleum chief operating officer Ross Evans.
Key themes cover issues that are critical to the Territory’s future, such as:
How will the significant drop in oil and gas prices impact the industry across the region going forward? How will the industry deal with transport and logistics concerns across its operations post Covid-19? What are the opportunities for mergers and acquisitions in this new environment?
The critical role of gas in a resurgent manufacturing sector to help get Australia’s economy back on its feet The next wave of global projects – supply and the role of oil and gas in a cleaner energy future Mining the Territory key speakers include McArthur River Mine general manager Steven Rooney, Core Lithium managing director Stephen Biggs, Arafura Resources managing director Gavin Lockyer and NT Geological Survey executive director Ian Scrimgeour. TQ