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UWA Woodside FutureLab RiverLab

August 12, 2016

UWA Woodside FutureLab RiverLab

The RiverLab is a collaboration between Woodside Energy and The University of Western Australia. It is a unique initiative aimed at developing innovations in offshore engineering via research, education and outreach. To achieve this aim it is bringing together a community of researchers and a collection of equipment to enable unique field measurements and experiments…

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Should disused Australian oil rigs be removed?

August 10, 2016

Should disused Australian oil rigs be removed?

OFFshoreHub ITRH researcher Professor Susan Gourvenec and UWA Law Dean Professor Erika Techera have been pondering a current issue faced by many Australian operators with ageing assets: is it better to leave disused oil platforms where they stand? The global offshore oil and gas industry has installed a wide variety of infrastructure throughout our oceans,…

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Visit to Prelude FLNG

June 27, 2016

Visit to Prelude FLNG

During a visit to South Korea for the 2016 Offshore Marine and Arctic Engineering Conference, OFFshore ITRH researchers Dr. Wenhua Zhao and Professor Mike Efthymiou were invited to visit Shell’s in-construction Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility at the Samsung Heavy Industries yard. Prelude FLNG is the largest offshore floating facility ever constructed and, once complete, it…

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Woodside Future Lab Ocean Works to be opened at UWA

June 1, 2016

Woodside Future Lab Ocean Works to be opened at UWA

Woodside, The University of Western Australia (UWA) and other research organisations are set to work together to establish Woodside FutureLab Oceanworks, a creative research and innovation space that supports industry and university collaboration in ocean engineering. The launch of FutureLab Oceanworks is expected in late 2016 as part of the new $62 million Indian Ocean…

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The ITRH for Offshore Floating Facilities has launched!

April 16, 2016

The ITRH for Offshore Floating Facilities has launched!

Two new $20 million hubs to be used for international research and training in offshore oil and gas have been officially launched at The University of Western Australia (UWA). The hubs are part of the Australian Research Council Industrial Transformation Research Programme. “The hubs will be powerful tools for connecting research and industry with the…

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