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04 May
Episode 44 – 8 Ways Analytics Can Help Unconventional Gas

Many industries today benefit from applying analytics to their more vexing problems. Queensland's coal seam gasindustry (and likely shale gas industries elsewhere) has all the ingredients to make it an ideal place to apply analytics to its key problems.Here's 8 solution ideas that I think have great promise in the...

03 May
Five key take aways from LNG18
The LNG 18 Conference has come and gone, and with it the delegates, booths, journalists and industry executives. The content will live on in the 100mb of zipped presentations and papers available for download, but if you haven't the time nor the energy to wade through it all, here are my five key take aways from the sessions.
11 Apr
Five Collaborations That Oil and Gas Could Copy
There’s been lots of calls to increase collaboration in the oil and gas world, but what does that actually mean? For inspiration I thought it might be useful to take a look at what kinds of collaboration are in place in other industries, and what these might mean for the oil and gas sector.  
20 Aug
Episode 15 – How to Bend Your Red Tape Growth Curve?

There's been a steady stream of voices in Australia's gas industry asking for relief from the country's imposing volume of rules and regulations. The industry is drowning in red tape and it's choking off investment in the gas sector. But cutting through red tape is...

23 Jul
Episode 12: Is It Time For An Australian CRINE Wave?

The oil and gas world has not seen such a steep and prolonged price downturn for many years. Explorers and producers are carrying out the usual playbook in tackling their cost and productivity issues. Layoffs, capital project deferral, supply chain pressure – it’s all happening. The last time the industry suffered...

The oil and gas industry needs a new playbook to cope with low commodity prices
09 Jun
Three New Moves To Add to the Gas Industry Playbook
If you're a player in the gas industry, here in Australia or anywhere in the world, and you're following the industry's standard playbook for coping with a downturn, you need to add three new moves into the playbook, and now. There's simply no more time to waste thinking about it. Here's the why, the standard playbook, three new moves for the playbook and a few examples to boot. 
APPEA 2015 Exhibition Hall, before opening
25 May
Seven Essential Lessons from APPEA 2015
APPEA 2015 was such a blast! Tradeshow, speeches, journalism, politics, networking, innovation. It's all there. But not everyone can make it to the biggest and best oil and gas gathering in the Southern Hemisphere. For those of you who missed it, here's the 7 essential lessons that totally framed my three days in Melbourne. 

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