Partners

  • Fyfe
    Fyfe

    Fyfe has 35 years’ experience in delivering a comprehensive and unique integrated consultancy service to clients across a broad range of industry sectors. The combination of in-house measurement and design enables Fyfe to streamline the delivery of efficient outcomes for clients.

    Fyfe’s services can be summarised by four main disciplines areas:

    Engineering
    Environment
    Planning
    Survey
    Fyfe supports these service lines with a robust project management system as well as experienced Project Managers.

  • APGA
    Supporting Partner
    APGA

    APGA is the peak body representing Australasia’s pipeline infrastructure. While many members have a focus on gas transmission they are active in all aspects of the industry including transportation of other products, such as oil, water and slurry. Our members include constructors, owners, operators, advisers, engineering companies and suppliers of pipeline products and services.

  • NERA
    Supporting Partner
    NERA

    NERA's vision is Australia as a global energy powerhouse, a sought after destination for investment and the leading source of knowledge and solutions.
    NERA is Australia’s Industry Growth Centre for the energy resources sector, uniquely positioned to support sector-wide transformation and unlock +$10 billion of new value for the Australian economy.

    NERA is an industry broker and the source of insight into challenges, solutions, skills and regulation that will ensure Australia maximises its huge energy resources advantage and becomes a global energy powerhouse.

    Since its inception in 2016, NERA has worked to maximise the value to the Australian economy by developing an energy resources sector that is globally competitive, sustainable, innovative and diverse.

    NERA is engaged across the value chain to achieve significant industry efficiencies; identify and support digital, automation and other innovative technologies; develop future workforce skills; and ensure that there are regulatory frameworks that support future investment, innovation, productivity and global trade.

  • Gas Energy Australia
    Supporting partner
    Gas Energy Australia

    Gas Energy Australia is now the national peak body representing downstream Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG),  along with Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG).

    The Association focuses on a range of areas in support of Australia’s national interest – to achieve energy security and economic prosperity in a lower carbon economy. The Association focuses on advocating the value and benefits of the fuels through engagement with government, state authorities and consumers. The Associations’ stakeholder engagement is supported by progressive policy development based on sound research, analysis and expert commentary, the on-going development of national standards and innovative products and technology, proactive media and communications, and the development of the Industry’s specialist workforce.

    LPG, CNG and LNG are alternative fuel options that are versatile as well as affordable, and can be used for a range of applications in the residential, commercial, industrial and transport sectors. All three gases have lower greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) than petrol, diesel and electricity on an energy-equivalent basis and are a vital source of energy for hundreds of millions of people throughout the world today. Together, their use in Australia and overseas will deliver a brighter and cleaner future.

  • Coolibah
    Supporting Partner
    Coolibah

    Coolibah Pty Ltd is an energy communications and issues management consultancy based in Sydney, Australia. It provides advisory services to government, industry associations, management consultancies and companies engaged in a wide range of energy activities and services.

    Its principal is Keith Orchison, who has been involved in resources and energy industry policy issues management and communications for more than 36 years.

    He has been a communicator in one way or another for 53 years, starting as a sports writer in South Africa in the 1950s.

    During his time as a journalist he was editor of a large specialist magazine at 24, national news editor of a daily newspaper at 26 and editor of one of South Africa’s best-known current affairs magazines at 28.

    In Australia in the 1970s he worked briefly for Rupert Murdoch before moving in to business communications and becoming PR head of Associated Pulp & Mills in 1974 and of La Trobe University in 1977.

    In 1980 he was head-hunted to be chief executive of the upstream petroleum industry association, now the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA), a position he held until 1991. He holds APPEA’s gold medal for services to the petroleum industry.

    In 1991 he was headhunted to be chief executive of the Electricity Supply Association of Australia, a post he held until retiring in 2003.

    He served on CSIRO energy advisory committees for six years and chaired its Energy Technology sector advisory committee in 1999-2001. He was a member of the Australian Industry Greenhouse Network, an association of 14 energy, mining and manufacturing associations, for 10 years and was chairman of the AIGN in 2002.

    From 2003 to 2007 he was a member of the Howard Government’s Critical Infrastructure Advisory Council and chaired its energy committee.

    He was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 2004 for service to the petroleum and electricity industries through fostering co-operation between energy producers and government agencies and through the development the development of policies to benefit Australia in the long term.

    Today, apart from consulting activities, he publishes the "This is Power" blog and the "Coolibah Commentary" on this website and he works with Quest Events to present (and co-chair) a series of popular "energy outlook" conferences. He is also a commentator for “Gas Today magazine. Since 2007 he has been engaged in publishing yearbooks about electricity.

    VISIT: www.coolibahconsulting.com.au

  • Energy Source & Distribution
    Media Partner
    Energy Source & Distribution

    For more than 20 years, Energy Source & Distribution magazine has been the voice of Australia’s electricity generation, transmission and distribution industry. Its website esdnews.com.au keeps executives, managers, engineers, policy development bodies, research and training institutions, manufacturers, suppliers and more, informed 24/7.

    In both print and online, Energy Source & Distribution offers the latest energy news and profiles the power players, product launches, industry trends and major projects that keep the sector moving at an unprecedented rate.

  • UTility
    Media Partner
    UTility

    Utility is the title of choice for decision makers at all levels of water and energy utilities, as well as other major players like consulting engineers and first-tier contractors. Utility is integrated across print and online, and explores the biggest news and issues across the utility industry. It is Australia’s only dedicated utility magazine, and covers all areas of the utility sector, including water and sewer, gas, electricity, communications and the NBN. Visit https://utilitymagazine.com.au/

  • Energy Magazine
    Media Partner
    Energy Magazine

    Energy is a thought-leading, technology-neutral magazine, developed to help the industry answer some of the critical questions it is currently grappling with. We look at the policies and politics affecting the industry; but we always place the emphasis on outcomes rather than political point-scoring. We are committed to helping the industry move forward and solve the energy trilemma – establishing new forms of energy that are reliable, affordable and clean – without over-emphasising the role governments will play in finding the solution. Visit https://www.energymagazine.com.au/