Ka-Band, Satellite Backhaul and Other Highlights of APPEA 2012
NewSat will be represented by James Hamilton and Ron Miller at the 52nd APPEA in Adelaide, South Australia.
- (1888PressRelease) May 10, 2012 - NewSat, which has had over 2,500 services delivered to oil and gas projects around the globe, will showcase its satellite communications, mobile backhaul and other communications capability at the APPEA 2012 in Adelaide. The 3-day trade show and conference will mark the 52nd anniversary of the prestigious conference, which is one of the highly anticipated events in the region's energy industry.
To date, the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association Ltd (APPEA) is composed of 80 members with active field operations in Australia. These companies are the source of 98% of the oil and gas production of the nation.
Major sponsors for this year's event include the Australian Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism, Clough, Exxon Mobil, Woodside, Total, Santos, Conoco Phillips, Sasol, Schlumberger and Beach Energy. Attendees once again can look forward to networking and learning opportunities at APPEA 2012, which is described by the organizer as beyond compare with any conferences or trade shows in terms of breadth and scope.
Gracing the opening session on day 1 will be Christophe de Margerie, Chairman and CEO of energy giant Total, South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill and Federal Resources & Energy Minister Martin Ferguson. Foreign keynote speakers include dignitaries and trade leaders like His Excellency Ali bin Ibrahim Al-Naimi, the Minister of Petroleum & Mineral Resources of Saudi Arabia, and ex IEA Executive Director Maria van der Hoeven.
The succeeding opening plenary sessions will feature ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing Vice President (Asia-Pacific) Emma Cochrane and Andrew Logue, Executive Vice-President of Siemens Limited. Local presenters include Santos Limited Managing Director & APPEA Chairman David Knox, BHP Billiton Petroleum Chief Executive Michael Yeager, Chevron Greater Gorgon Area GM Colin Beckett, Origin Energy Limited CEO Paul Zealand, National Farmers' Federation VP Duncan Fraser, Woodside Energy Managing Director Peter Coleman, Deloitte Access Economics Partner Ian Harper, GISERA Director Peter Stone and Santos VP Peter Cleary.
NewSat will be represented by James Hamilton and Ron Miller. Newsat utilizes 13 commercial satellites along with solutions like iDirect hardware, LinkStar platforms, teleport links, mobile backhaul networks, and co-location. The Australian satellite and teleport service provider got nominated this year for the Independent Teleport of the Year Award of WTA. It recently elected Lockheed Martin to build its first-ever commercial satellite under the flagship Jabiru satellite communications service.