August, 2020

26Aug2:00 pm3:30 pmRe-Connect Webinar: 2020 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage ReleaseOnline26 August 2020 AEST


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Each year the government releases areas in Australian waters for oil and gas exploration.

APPEA, in collaboration with the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources will host an APPEA Re-Connect Series webcast to mark the launch of the 2020 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release. Join us for an informative and interactive session with special guest speakers including:

Opening remarks from The Hon Keith Pitt MP, Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia.

Followed by presentations and a panel discussion from:

  • Dr Tom Bernecker, Director, Energy Resources Advice & Promotion Minerals, Energy and Groundwater Division –  Geoscience Australia
  • Cameron Grebe, Head of Division, Environment, NOPSEMA
  • Marie Illman, General Manager Offshore Resources, Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources

Facilitated by Tor McCaul, APPEA Exploration Committee Chair and Managing Director, Comet Ridge Limited.

For more information on the acreage release program visit


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26 August 2020 (2:00 pm) - 26 August 2020 (3:30 pm) AEST