This episode features a discussion with Lee Thompson and John Trent of Cape. Cape as they are still known in Australia or Altrad more internationally are a maintenance services provider to the resources sector with some very innovative technologies. The conversation focused on two new pieces of technology Cape are introducing to the Australian market, one for removing accumulated sand from process separators while the separator is still on line, the other for cleaning the inside of caissons.
This episode features a discussion with Mary Turonek and Carol Kane of FB Rice. Mary and Carol are patent attorneys with FB Rice where they advise clients on the management and protection of the various forms of intellectual property they produce in the development of new technology and more broadly in running their business.
This episode features a discussion with Ross Hutton and Andrew Heseltine of XDR. XDR are a workover rig manufacturer developing the next generation of technology to make these machines safer and more efficient. The conversation centered around how they are developing the technology, what differentiates it from previous generations of equipment and how they managed to secure their initial contracts.
In this episode I caught up with Vegard and Helene Frihammer who are traveling around the world exploring new, green energy activity in the different countries they are visiting. They set off from Norway several months ago and shared with me the different experiences they have had along the journey so far ,as well as describing what is happening in Norway.
This episode features a conversation with Professor Eric May of The University of Western Australia about the research he is leading into LNG and the LNG Futures Facility he is trying to establish.
In this episode we talk with Tom Goerke of Cisco, his role with Innovation Central Australia and the Wireless Industrial Sensor Environment (WISE) initiative he is leading. Wireless Industrial Sensor Environment (WISE) is a collaborative…
In this episode we talk with Adriana Botto of Wood about her work with the Subsea Equipment Australia Reliability (SEAR) and Transforming Australian Subsea Equipment Reliability (TASER) JIP’s and how the work they are undertaking is helping to improve the reliability of Subsea equipment in Australian waters.
In this episode we talk with Nikki Cheesman-Dutton, CEO of CD Power, about her career and the growth and future of CD power, from its roots as a supplier of diesel based remote power generation solutions to its current move into innovative hybrid power solutions for remote applications.
In this episode we talk with Erica Smyth AC about her career in the resources sector, a career that has taken her from a geologist for BHP through being the first female to undertake a masters geology at McGill University in Canada before returning to Australia. Her career then progressed through various roles at BHP and Woodside after which she became a professional company director.
This episode is a conversation with Ross Waring and Ray Farrier, the Chair and cluster manager of Subsea Innovation Cluster Australia (SICA), about the role SICA is playing in supporting the growth of the Australian subsea industry and how they are helping local businesses offer improved services to the oil and gas operators.