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Researcher – Industry Mentoring Program Kicks Off

September 8, 2016

Researcher – Industry Mentoring Program Kicks Off

This week researchers from the Training Centre met over lunch with Chevron engineers to launch the Mentoring Program for the ARC ITTC for LNG Futures. Six engineers from Chevron were matched with Training Centre PhD students and Research Fellows. The Chevron mentors have expertise in the areas of Subsea Facilities Engineering, Flow Assurance, Process Engineering…

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Industry Workshop – Seoul

September 6, 2016

Industry Workshop – Seoul

Last week Professor Eric May and Dr. Zachary Aman travelled to Seoul, South Korea to deliver a Gas Processing and Flow Assurance industry workshop. The workshop was held over two days and hosted by Partner Investigator Prof. Yuatek Seo from Seoul University.  Over 40 engineers from the South Korean Oil & Gas Industry attended.  Course…

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Chemical Thermodynamics Conference, China

September 2, 2016

Chemical Thermodynamics Conference, China

Five Researchers from the LNG Futures Training Centre and Fluid Science & Resource research group were in Guilin, China last week for the 24th International Conference on Chemical Thermodynamics (ICCT-2016). They joined over 200 researchers presenting their work in Chemical Thermodynamics and Calorimetry. Training Centre Director, Professor Eric May presented a Plenary lecture titled Thermophysical…

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2016 Science Cafe

August 26, 2016

2016 Science Cafe

Two of our PhD students took part in the Scitech Science Café held at UWA on Wednesday morning this week. The event gave year 10 and 11 high school students the opportunity to talk in small groups to STEM professionals including scientists, engineers and PhD students about careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Over…

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efNMR Flow Meter Researcher Wins Award

July 18, 2016

efNMR Flow Meter Researcher Wins Award

Congratulations to Fluid Science Resources PhD student Keelan O’Neill who recently received the overall award at the JCEC Postgraduate Research Excellence Awards.  Keelan’s research is for a multiphase flow meter that uses earth’s field Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) technology to measure individual component flow rates such as gas, water and oil in pipelines. The flowmeter…

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UWA SPE Awarded Outstanding Student Chapter

July 14, 2016

UWA SPE Awarded Outstanding Student Chapter

The UWA Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) has been selected to receive the 2016 Outstanding Student Chapter Award. This prestigious award recognizes SPE student chapters with exceptional programs and is presented to less than 10% of chapters worldwide. The award reflects ongoing efforts of the SPE UWA committee to continue to develop its activities in…

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World’s Most Northern LNG Plant

July 5, 2016

World’s Most Northern LNG Plant

Dr. Kevin Li recently braved the cold at the world’s most northern LNG Facility in Norway. The tour of Snohvit LNG Plant was a field trip arranged as part of Natural Gas Conversion Symposium in Tromso, Norway (NGCS11).  Warm Hi-Vis clothing was provided as part of the tour and although currently summer in the northern…

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Ruhr University Collaboration

July 4, 2016

Ruhr University Collaboration

Professor Eric May, Dr. Paul Stanwix and Dr. Darren Rowland of UWA are currently spending time at Ruhr University in Bochum Germany.  They are collaborating with Professor Roland Span and Professor Markus Richter in the area of Thermophysics specifically on microwave measurements of dew points. Also taking part in the collaboration and currently joining the researchers…

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ATSE Award for Kevin Li

June 30, 2016

ATSE Award for Kevin Li

Kevin Li, Chief Investigator for the ARC ITTC for LNG Futures received an ATSE Global Connections award to further his work in gas separations. The award of $7,000 is to enable further collaboration with DKT Consulting in China to further develop a new family of methane adsorbents namely ionic liquidic zeolites (ILZ) developed by Kevin…

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PhD Student Industry Placements

June 13, 2016

PhD Student Industry Placements

This month two Training Centre PhD students start the first of their industrial placements with Woodside Energy Ltd as part of the of the ARC ITTC for LNG Futures.  Temi Kuteyi and Fernando Perez will spend the next six months part-time in the Woodside Energy Perth office modeling the fluid and heat transfer characteristics in…

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