Peter Klinken AC – WA Chief Scientist

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.

OLEOLOGY – Water separation innovation

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.

Cape – Online Separator Sand Management

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.

FB Rice – Protecting IP and managing patents

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.

XDR – Next generation workover rigs

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.

Vegard and Helene Frihammer — global new energy explorers

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.

Adriana Botto – Subsea equipment reliability

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.

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