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18 May
Episode 46 – A Summary of LNG18 for Darwin, NT

LNG 18, a global conference about the LNG sector, has left Australia for China, but what were the key messages from the conference? This episode is a recording of a presentation I made to the Petroleum Club of the Northern Territory on May 11, 2016,...

09 May
Australia’s #LNG Industry in Transition
APPEA returns to Brisbane this year and the conference (hopefully) will bring into focus the significant challenges facing the industry and stimulate a lively discussion about the future. I think we're due for an industry reset. Here's a quick review of the global setting, domestic drivers and sector actions, to set the scene for you. 
04 Feb
Episode 32 – Introduction to Queensland’s #LNG Industry

Queensland Australia is now a serious #LNG player, with 3 producing projects. This podcast provides a good overview of the sector and its key challenges. The state has 6 LNG trains and more than 24 million tonnes of annual production, all from a pioneering new resource, coal...

It's Raining Hard and There's No Relief in Sight
16 Nov
It’s Raining Hard and There’s No Relief in Sight
What is my outlook for the global oil and gas industry? That was the subject of my recent presentation to the Queensland Petroleum and Exploration Association (or QuPEX) on November 10, 2015. The title of my speech was "It's Raining Hard and There's No Relief in Sight", a kind of weather report for the sector. The title was based on a quote from the CEO of Anadarko at one of his recent media updates, and it's pretty apt for Queensland which can be seriously damp at times (well, at least along the coast). So what is the outlook? The title says it all. But let me take you through it. 
21 Oct
Episode 22 – Surviving the Services Recession

Australia's onshore oil and gas services sector is experiencing its very own recession, thanks to gyrating oil and gas prices. And it's going to last a while, if my calculations are correct. I haven't seen conditions this bad since 2008-09 when I worked with transport, fracking, drilling and construction companies...

30 Sep
Episode 21 – Where is Australia on the Oil and Gas Trend Line?

Originally published on July 13, 2015, this story explores how the big and sweeping trends in the global oil and gas industry come home to roost in Australia. It's based partially on Deloitte's recently published annual review of the global sector, which is available here for download.The...

5 Steps to Fix Australia's Gas Productivity Crisis
21 Sep
PINE – 5 Steps to Fix Australia’s Gas Productivity Crisis
How might an Australian gas company go about improving its productivity in these challenging times? This is an important topic for the industry, and we need to get this right to attract the next round of investment. In August I presented on this topic to SEAAOC (South East Asia On shore and Off shore Oil and Gas Conference). I wanted to focus on what gas companies can specifically do within their control to juice productivity. For a summary of the conference, search Twitter for "#seaaoc15 @geoffreycann" for my tweets from this event.

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