New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

Santos chief executive has taken up a board seat at Mineral Resources, sparking some concern among investors with regard to priority as the oil company completes its $22 billion merger with Oil Search. Origin has appointed a new head for its foundation dedicated to ending youth disadvantage. The following appointments have been made. Kevin Gallagher, …
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Suiso Frontier arrives in Australia

The hydrogen industry has marked a significant milestone with the first shipment of liquified hydrogen to Japan as the Suiso Frontier docks into Victoria.   Read more

New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

TEK-Ocean has appointed a new managing director and chief executive officer; AEMO has welcomed two new heads to the executive leadership team with one replacement executive general manager still to be announced; and New Hope chief executive has abruptly resigned. The following appointments have been made. Alex Biro, managing director, TEK-Ocean: TEK-Ocean has announced the …
New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

Momentum Energy has appointed a new managing director, while Synergy chief executive has resigned to take on a new post as CEO for The Perth Mint. Aquaterra Energy has also announced the appointment of David Barber as Australian manager to drive expansion in the Asia Pacific. The following appointments have been made. Lisa Chiba, managing …
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NOPSEMA updates offshore inspection policy

The Australian oil and gas regulator NOPSEMA has published its new inspection policy, which took effect 1 January 2022. The policy applies to offshore petroleum facilities and activities operating in Australia’s Commonwealth waters. NOPSEMA said its revised approach to inspections was based on recent developments such as the pandemic, the decommissioning of the Northern Endeavour, …
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Japan, Australia form hydrogen trade partnership

Australia and Japan have formed a clean hydrogen trade partnership in an initiative aimed at attracting overseas investment into hydrogen supply chains originating in Australia. In a joint statement on Friday with the Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the Minister for Industry, Energy and Emissions Reduction Angus Taylor, the government announced the formation of a …
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Labor commits to emissions reductions

Opposition leader Anthony Albanese has made his most significant policy announcement to date, pledging to set an emissions reduction target of 43 per cent by 2030 if Labor were to win the coming federal election. ALP leader also stated Labor would boost the share of renewables in the national electricity market to 82 per cent. …
Tasmania signs MOU with Port of Rotterdam

Tasmania, Port of Rotterdam sign MOU

The Tasmanian Government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Port of Rotterdam to investigate the feasibility of future green hydrogen exports from Bell Bay to the port, located in the Netherlands.  Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction, Guy Barnett, issued a statement on 28 December announcing the signing of the memorandum. He …
New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

Smart Energy Council has appointed a new board member to it nine-person board, selecting Greenbank chief executive Ria O’Hehir to join as the organisation enters a federal election year. DevelopmentWA has chosen a new director to take over from exiting board member Alan Carpenter.  The following appointments have been made. Ria O’Haehir, board member, SEC: Australia’s …
New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

Following the implementation of the Oil Search and Santos merger, the new entity has acquired three non-executive directors. EletraNet CEO Steven Masters will also be leaving his post to pursue a leadership role with a 3D mapping and modelling company. The following appointments have been made. Dr Eileen Doyle, Michael Utsler and Musje Werror, non-executive …