Western Australia Oil and Gas Group

About Us

The aim of the WA Oil & Gas Group is to develop, promote and support professional development of engineers in the Oil and Gas sector.

The group provides forums for communication between engineers and other stakeholders related to Oil and Gas sector.

Participation in the group’s activities is a good way to maintain knowledge and skills in the wide variety of activities. There is also the opportunity of meeting a wide range of contacts.

The group holds regular technical presentations at the Perth Engineers Australia offices. The committee encourages participation by members and welcomes any suggestions for technical presentations or plant visits.

Mentoring Program

The group also has a mentoring program, you can read more about it here.

Mentoring Update - How do YOU define success?

Mentoring Update - Networking!

For more information please contact: [email protected]

Committee members

Chair Mark Williams
Deputy Chair Dwight Blackburn
Secretary Peter Saraceni
Communications/ Publicity Aaron Remedios
Collaborations Krista Lewis
Mentoring Partha Dev
Seminar Coordinator Anthony Jeganthan
Positions/ Policies/ Papers Mark Smart
Positions/ Policies/ Papers Liam Menaglio 
University Liason Akansha Dahiya
Regions Ruvinda Suriyarachchi
Committee Member Mahinder Nayar

Past Presentations

  • Perth as a Global Centre of Excellence for LNG
  • Subsea Processing
  • Modular Construction for Australia Onshore Oil & Gas
  • Learnings from Pluto LNG: Remote Support
  • Subsea Inspection and Reliability
  • Advanced Process Control
  • Reducing the Energy of Low Frequency Noise
  • Lower Cost Gas Development Concepts using Advanced Subsea Processing
  • Counterintuitive Outcomes of Explosion Mitigation Measures
  • Drivers, Challenges and Solutions for FLNG
  • Complementary use of CFD and OLGA
  • FPSO Design Strategies to Improve Operability
  • Australian Coal Bed Methane: Principles and Development Challenges
  • FPSO Revamp for a Marginal Field
  • Maximising Facilities Productivity Through Availability Improvement
  • Rules of Thumb for Screening LNG Developments
  • The Days in the Life of a Saturation Diver Working 150m Below the Sea's Surface
  • Carbon Capture & Storage
  • Tank Coating Technologies for Aggressive Storage
  • Where to From Here - Oil & Gas WA Technical Presentation