The current ARC Industrial Transformation Research Programme (ITRP) round for industry-led research in priority areas, including Oil, Gas and Energy Resources, opened earlier this month and is due to close on 15 December 2016.
NERA’s Operations and Maintenance Forum explored strategies and initiatives which can assist Australia become world’s best in operations and maintenance of oil and gas facilities. The outcomes of this forum will drive NERA project activity, in collaboration with industry, to boost efficiency across the oil and gas sector.
The NERA Board endorsed in October, a number of early innovation and collaboration initiatives to enhance the competitiveness and efficiency of Australia's energy resources sector.
Following Accenture's 2016 Oil & Gas Industry Competitiveness Assessment, NERA has commissioned further analysis of Australia’s exploration and appraisal performance on conventional and unconventional wells, to more accurately reflect the real exploration state of play in Australia.