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Students and sponsors at the 2014 SPE UNSW Dinner
29 July 2015

Tickets are now available for the 2015 Annual Students’ Awards Dinner to be held on Friday, 18 September 2015. This year the dinner is being held in the Grand Ballroom of the InterContinental Sydney, Double Bay.

Professors Arns & Pinczewski have been named in the 2015 Engineers Australia Top 100
29 June 2015

UNSW Petroleum Engineering congratulates Professor Christoph Arns & Emeritus Professor Val Pinczewski on being named in Engineers Australia's Top 100.

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20 March 2015

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5 August 2015
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19 August 2015
4.00pm to 7.00pm

Huge Projects

Jody Lowry

Jody Lowry — Reservoir Engineer with BHP Billiton Petroleum

Here in Houston our team is responsible for the shale oil development within BHP Billiton, this huge project is seeing significant investment in the next few years with a vast number of wells being drilled.  It’s a whole new world in Houston working unconventional oil, but I am certainly enjoying it so far and looking forward to the challenges ahead.


Biggest Resource Investments

Val Pinczewski

Val Pinczewski, Professor of Petroleum Engineering

The investments currently being made in developing Australia’s conventional gas and coal-seam gas reserves are some of the biggest  resource investments in the history  of the country and are set to make Australia one of the world’s largest liquefied natural gas exporters, if not  the biggest. With massive emerging economies in China, India and South-East Asia, the demand for energy is expected to increase significantly over the coming decades and the massive investments in the development of gas both in Australia and worldwide are aimed at addressing this demand. Australia is well on the way to becoming a gas economy.