Over 950 Participants to Attend Upcoming SEAAOC 2014 in Darwin, Australia

Northern Territory Chief Minister, Adam Giles will be addressing the 950 plus attendees at the 20th anniversary SEAAOC (South East Asia Australia Offshore Conference) conference and exhibition. The event is a partnership between the Northern Territory Government and Informa Australia. Giles will give the opening speech at the event, to be held at the Darwin Convention Centre in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia Aug. 19-21.

SEAAOC will be part of the NT Resources Week, which will also include the Mining the Territory conference, which includes a presentation from Willem Westra Van Holthe, the Minister for Mines & Energy. And for the first time, NT Resources Week will welcome a third conference – the Building the Territory conference in response to the growing construction investment in the region.

NT Resources Week unites these three conferences together around a sold-out exhibition of over 180 stands.

Commencing on the morning of Aug. 19, there will be 3 different workshops for attendees to learn anew or brush up on their knowledge spanning subjects including; FLNG (floating liquefied natural gas), subsea engineering as well as cost control.

The Official NT Resources Week Reception, supported by ConocoPhillips Australia, will be hosted by Giles at Parliament House on the evening of Tuesday Aug. 19.

The SEAAOC conference commences on Wednesday Aug. 20. Speakers include Martin Ferguson, Chairman, APPEA Advisory Board & Group Executive, Natural Resources, Seven Group; Huw McKay, Senior International Economist, Westpac Institutional Bank, Todd Creeger, President - Australia-West, ConocoPhillips; Bill Townsend, General Manager External Affairs and Joint Venture, INPEX; Ernie Delfos, MD, eni Australia; Rob Wheals, Group Executive Transmission, APA Group; David Mendelson, MD, Total E&P Australia; Hon Paul Henderson, Founding Partner, Bespoke Territory; Stephen Thompson, Manager Asia Pacific, Poten & Partners; David Hewitt, Co-Head of Global Oil & Gas Research, Credit Suisse; Mark Samter, Oil & Gas Research Analyst, Credit Suisse Australia; Matt Kay, Executive GM, Strategy and Commercial, Oil Search; Montri Rawanchaikul, Deputy CEO, Exploration & Development Manager, PTTEP, Phil Martell, Chief Technology Officer, Nextgen Networks.

Bhagwan Marine’s networking drinks in the exhibition halls of the Convention Centre will be followed by the 550+ person INPEX Gala Dinner on the beautiful Lawns at SKYCITY Casino.


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