This episode explores how the skills and training needs of the energy resources sector of the future compares to today and indeed the past. We speak to some industry leaders to hear what they are doing to prepare the future workforce to meet these needs.
Former NASA shuttle commander, Director of Nova Systems and director of AROSE Pam Melroy talks to NERA about the opportunities to leverage Australia’s leading position as a global leader in remote operations and its growing robotics capability toward the growing space industry.
In this episode, NERA CEO Miranda Taylor talks with Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel AO about hydrogen as a viable energy source and Australia’s opportunities and challenges of integrating this emerging resource into our national energy mix.
NERA CEO Miranda Taylor talks with Matthew Warren, the author of the recently released book, ‘Blackout: how is energy-rich Australia running out of electricity?’
In their discussion they cover the history of Australia’s energy and electricity systems, the ways in which the electricity network has grown and how some of the recent changes to the network are leading to instability and the blackouts that form the title of the book.
In this episode we talk with Dr Liz Dallimore the director of the recently established Western Australian Data Science Innovation Hub. The hub was established to coordinate data science initiatives and activities across the broader Western Australian economy.
In this episode we talk with Professor Mariano Ianuzzi, the director of the Curtin Corrosion Center and Chevron and Woodside chair in corrosion.
We discuss the forms corrosion take and the challenges it presents to all industries, along with the center’s work undertaking industry led research into the prevention and management of corrosion.
We talk with Tania Walter, Founder and CEO of Obzervr, a company helping their clients across the oil and gas, mining and a number of other fields manage and leverage the data available from their operations, delivering productivity and performance gains to their businesses.
In this episode NERA CEO Miranda Taylor talks with Professor Peta Ashworth of the University of Queensland about Peta’s recently completed initial research into energy literacy. Peta is highly regarded for her expertise in the energy field, communication and stakeholder engagement and has been researching public attitudes to climate and energy technologies for the past ten years.
Western Australian Chief Scientist Professor Peter Klinken talks about his background as a researcher before he was appointed to the Chief Scientist’s role, his passion for STEM and inclusion in our modern society. We also talked about the opportunities available to the state and the nation through the move to renewable energy and the need for Australia to pursue more value adding manufacturing in its resources sector.
Paul Callaghan of Oleology talks about their innovative work in the area of water separation in the oil and gas, mining and a number of other fields, offering a novel set of bespoke solutions to their clients tailored to suit their specific needs.