Comprised of Southeast Asian countries including Papua New Guinea and Indonesia and stretching across to the massive continent of Australia and smaller island country of New Zealand, Australasia is increasingly becoming a major developer of oil and natural gas resources, particularly in the offshore sector. Energy developments to harness liquefied natural gas are taking off predominantly in the Australasian region of Oceania, which boasts such major LNG projects as Gorgon, PNG, Pluto, Prelude and Wheatstone, all set to produce within the next decade.
A control room is an operations control center where the facility can be monitored and controlled. It houses equipment required for operator interface with processes such as electronic displays and control panels. Control room operators monitor, operate and control computerized stations and ensure that every process in the facility is under control and functioning as required.